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Qigong Bigu or Fasting: Your Best Investment in Health and Long-Term Wellness

Although the pandemic of COVID-19 is officially over for now, the outbreak is still alive around the world, and around the corner. We are not sure what caused the pandemic in the first place, or when it may come back. … Continue reading

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Wellness Practice in Summer,Focus on Nourishing Mind

Wellness Practice in Summer Focus on Nourishing the Mind 夏季养生,重在养心 With Discussion of Three-fu Wellness Cultivation Highlights: How to nourish the mind in summer Wellness practice in the Dog Days (Three Fu) What to eat in Dog Days Treat winter … Continue reading

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Where energy come from during Bigu manifestation

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

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Our Online Qigong for Health Continues as the Health Challenge Remains

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

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Organ Times and Meridian System

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

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Introduction to TCM Wellness Practice in Winter

Compiled by Kevin W CHEN According to Chinese lunar calendar it is the festival of starting winter today (立冬 November 7, 2021). In the agriculture society it is officially winter season. So what should we do differently in terms of … Continue reading

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Qigong & Mindfulness May Be Your Best Defense against COVID-19

[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

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Five-Animal Play and the Five-Elements Five-Zang Theory

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

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Updates (Nov. 14)

[Research Update 科研 动态] Mind-Body Medicine Research Updates Compiled by Kevin W Chen, PhD Breathing-based meditation decreases post traumatic stress disorder symptoms in U.S. military veterans: a randomized controlled longitudinal study.  J Trauma Stress. 2014 Aug;27(4):397-405. By Seppälä EM, Nitschke … Continue reading

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Lose Weight Fast: An Amazing New Technique!

[Experience Exchange 经验交流] Lose Weight Fast: An Amazing New Technique! by Marty Eisen Ph.D. Whether we gain, lose or maintain body weight is mainly dependent upon three things: the number of calories required for maintaining life (our metabolism), calories burned … Continue reading

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