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Yang-Sheng (Nurturing Life; ISSN: 2326-277X) is an E-magazine and a network for all healthcare professionals of preventive medicine, practitioners of mind-body exercise (such as meditation, Qigong, Tai Chi, Yoga, Reiki, and mindfulness), true health seekers, and spiritual cultivators. It promotes philosophy and methods of self-healing, positive mind and health preservation, and shares knowledge and experiences with those who are interested in the subjects and their applications in everyday life.
Yang-Sheng merges traditional life-nurturing knowledge with modern scientific research and clinic evidence, and combines ancient wisdom with our own experience to support our daily practice and well-being, and to reach true meaning of health in body, mind and spirit… Your contribution, participation, sharing and suggestions are truly appreciated.
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Here are the recent posts:
Where the Energy Come from during Bigu Manifestation? 探讨辟谷期间能量从哪里来 Kevin W CHEN, Ph.D. The Bigu manifestation, also known as energetic fasting, cut-off grain, or stop grain-eating, is a unique Daoist practice and wellness technique. It literally means avoiding grain, or not eat grain, but … Continue reading
Qigong Fasting or Bigu: Your Best Defense Against COVID-19 & Your Best Investment for Long-Term Wellness
The COVID-19 continues changing our lives in many ways. As the outbreak is still alive around the world, your best defense against the pandemic may still be the strength of your immune system. When you get a lot of time … Continue reading
After Dr. Fauci claimed that the US is out of pandemic phase of COVID-19 the life goes gradually back to normal for most American. However, the virus and their potential threatening are still around, and the challenge to defend our … Continue reading
Spring season begins with the Start of Spring, followed by Raining, Awakening of Insects, Vernal Equinox, Tomb-sweeping Day and Grain Rain, the six solar terms, ending on the eve of Start of Summer. In the spring, Yang qi rises, … Continue reading
Winter Kidney-nourishing Dietary Adjustments 冬季养肾的饮食调理 After entering winter, the metabolism of the human body slows down and energy consumption is relatively reduced. “Winter tonic” can make the energy transformed from nutrients stored in the body, thus strengthening the foundation and … Continue reading
Preservation of Health in Winter,Nourish the Kidney First冬季养藏，补肾为先！ Winter is the season of kidney. According to “The Yellow Emperor’s Internal Classic” (Huangdi Neijing): “The kidney is the foundation of sealed preservation, the place of essence.” Preserving both innate essence and … Continue reading
Traditional Chinese Medicine Organ Times and Meridian System –-Their Applications in Health and Wellness Practice An Overview The meridian system is a key concept of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), but understandings of the energetic body are shared by many cultures. It … Continue reading
[Method of Self-Healing] Qigong & Mindfulness May Be Your Best Defense against COVID-19: Boost Immunity, Reduce Stress/Anxiety, & Get Social Support! Kevin W Chen, Ph.D. The global pandemic of COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways. This is the biggest … Continue reading
Five-Animal Play Qigong and Five Elements and Five-Zang Theory 五禽戏与五行五脏学说 Kevin W Chen, Ph.D. MPH Wuqinxi, or Five-Animal Play is one of the important Qigong exercises in traditional Chinese wellness practice. Its founder, Hua Tuo (about 145-208), was born in … Continue reading
[Method of Self Healing] BIGU (Qigong Fasting) — The Most Powerful Way to Activate Self-Healing Potential (Special Training Information with Dr. Kevin W Chen) 服气辟谷 清肠练气 延年益寿 [March 27-30, 2020 in Baltimore, MD] Background: Energetic fasting, or Bigu (避谷), has … Continue reading
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