Tag Archives: health

From the Editor (June 2014)

[From the Editor] Get Happy! By Michelle Wood Welcome to the Happiness issue of Yang Sheng Magazine! It’s full-bloom summertime here in the northern hemisphere, and these longer days certainly contribute to our overall happiness, not to mention getting out … Continue reading

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Qigong For Veterans

Qigong For Veterans      Dr. Effie Chow is trying to start free nationwide wellness programs for veterans, and also teach interested veterans a new vocation.  This program requires no special clothing, equipment or space and so is easily implemented … Continue reading

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Cultivating The Mind – Meditation: The Priority of Yang Xin Mood, Food and Move – Three Secrets Part II

[Cultivating the Mind] Meditation: The Priority of Yang Xin Mood, Food and Move – Three Secrets Part II Shiuan Gee As we know, happiness is important thing in Yang Xin (mind). But if we are excessively happy is that all right? Over-happiness … Continue reading

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The Traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Curriculum

[Method of Self-Healing] The Traditional Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan Curriculum Rene Navarro “The Tai Chi Chuan curriculum consists of hand forms first (i.e., empty hand), such as Tai Chi Chuan and Tai Chi Long Boxing. Next comes One Hand … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Update

[Research Update] Compiled By Kevin Chen Advantage of meditation over exercise in reducing cold and flu illness is related to improved function and quality of life.  Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 2012 Nov 21. By Obasi CN, Brown R, Ewers T, et al. from Dept of Family Medicine, … Continue reading

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Master YiShi Yang & His Calligraphy on Immortal Living-Massage Method

[Cultivating The Mind] Master YiShi Yang and  His Famous Calligraphy on  Immortal Living-Massage Method by Kevin Chen, Ph.D   神仙起居法 行住坐臥處,手摩脅與肚。 心腹通快時,兩手腸下踞。 踞之徹膀腰,背拳摩腎部。 才覺力倦來,即使家人助。 行之不厭頻,晝夜無窮數。 歲久積功成,漸入神仙路。   Master Yi-Shi Yang (杨凝式) (873–954), also known as Yang Shaoshi (杨少师), was a … Continue reading

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Tai Chi: Increasing Brain Size and Delaying Alzheimer’s Disease

[Tai Chi Examiner] Tai Chi: Increasing Brain Size and Delaying Alzheimer’s Disease In a study recently published by the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, it shows that in a clinical trial, Tai Chi was proven that it actually helped seniors to … Continue reading

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Featured Article – The Happiness Inventory

[Featured Article] The Happiness Inventory by Ginger Garner, MPT, ATC, PYT Are you happy?   The Pursuit of Happiness in today’s hyperactive, super-stimulated, and over-medicated society seems to be subtitled with the phrase “Immediate Gratification” or “If it feels good do … Continue reading

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Reviews on Studies of Nutritional Therapy and Health

[Research Update] Recent Reviews on Studies of Nutritional Therapy and Health Compiled by Kevin W Chen Policy Interventions To Promote Healthy Eating : A Review of What Works, What Does Not and What Is Promising. Food Nutrition Bulletin. 2011 Dec;32(4):365-75. … Continue reading

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The Yin-Yang of True Health

[Quantum Healing With Dr. Lu] The Yin-Yang of True Health by Nan Lu, OMD Question: I’ve been working on my health for over six years with natural healing practices, including acupuncture and herbs. It took years for me to start … Continue reading

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