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Part 2: The Collaterals

By Marty Eisen, Ph.D. [continued from September/October 2013 issue] (f) The Heart Collateral Meridian  Bifurcating from H 5 (Located with the palm facing upwards, on the radial side of the tendon of m. flexor carpi ulnaris, 1 cun above the transverse … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Research Updates

[Research Updates] Mind-Body Medicine Research Updates Compiled by Kevin W Chen, Ph.D.  Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-being: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jan 6. By Goyal M, Singh S, Sibinga EM, et al . … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Daoist Practical Journal

  A Daoist Practical Journal: Come Laugh With Me by Michelle Wood I thoroughly enjoyed Shifu Li Chang Dao’s book, and it certainly lived up to the title: it is, indeed, a marvelous journal chronicling the eighteen-year journey of Michael … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration – The Divergent or Distinct Meridians

  Part 1: The Divergent or Distinct Meridians by Marty Eisen, Ph.D. 1. Introduction (1,2,3,4) The Distinct or Divergent Meridians derive their name from the fact that they diverge from the 12 regular Meridians. They diverge from big joints such … Continue reading

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Self-Healing: Fibromyalgia and Dancing

Fibromyalgia and Dancing by Joyce Del Rosario   Fibromyalgia – what is it? Fibromyalgia is a very common syndrome in which pain is present in joints, tendons, muscles and soft tissues of body, which persists for more than 3 months … Continue reading

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The Way of Wu Wei

[Tales from the Dao]  The Way of Wu Wei by Solala Towler   Wu wei (oo way) is one of the most difficult yet pivotal concepts in Daoist philosophy. Roughly translated, it means “doing nothing.” The true meaning of the … Continue reading

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From the Editor

[From the Editor] by Michelle Wood   I am happy that our theme for this first Yang Shen issue of 2014 is Nurturing Spirit. This is a wonderful way to experience the second half of the quiet, winter season as … Continue reading

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3 Website categories: From the Editor, Nurturing Spirit

3 Website categories: From the Editor, Nurturing Spirit   [From the Editor] by Michelle Wood   I am happy that our theme for this first Yang Shen issue of 2014 is Nurturing Spirit. This is a wonderful way to experience … Continue reading

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Call for your support to research

Has Taiji, qigong or meditation made a difference in your health? Have you wondered how meditation and qigong healing works? Are you considering making a tax-deductible contribution by year-end? Would you like more people to benefit from meditation and qigong … Continue reading

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Laozi – Legend or History?

[Spirituality of Dao]  Laozi 老子 – Legend or History? A brief biography of the author of the Dao De Jing  By Christina J Barea Many people are familiar with the Dao De Jing 道德經, a classic of Daoist studies, which … Continue reading

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