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Daily Daoist – Tai Chi: Got Gong

[Daily Daoist] Tai Chi: Got Gong? Jessice Sommar, MSc Tai chi is like any art, sport or devotion – the more you do it, the more you build up what the Chinese call ‘gong’ or ‘benefit from work.’ We don’t … Continue reading

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LaoZi – The Hidden Dragon

[The Daily Daoist] LaoZi – The Hidden Dragon Master Zhongxian Wu 1. Introduction The first time I picked up LaoZi’s DaoDeJing 道德經, I could not truly understand one single sentence.  I found this interesting, as I already had a solid … Continue reading

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Healing Food: Chinese Breakfast Porridge

[The Daily Daoist] Healing Food: Chinese Breakfast Porridge by Jessica Sommar It’s a cool, rainy June morning in the mountains in Massachusetts and a warm breakfast is on my mind. I have a yin belly – meaning my digestion is … Continue reading

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Daily Daoist — Yin Yang Fast

Yin Yang Fast by Jessica Sommar MSc 夏 洁 希 Seven years ago I injured two of three knee ligaments and was sidelined. I gained weight. Lots of weight. Being a woman in my 40’s and moving into hormonal changes shifted … Continue reading

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