Author Archive: Becky Goldin

First born, awkward teenager, young professional, wife, Momma, divorced wife, Grammy, wife (again), business owner, Fortune 500 Corporation executive, career coach, reader, writer, fly fisher, joke teller, fast driver, INFJ, Aquarius, Feng Shui hobbyiest, Starbucks drinker, Tai Chi/Qigong practitioner and teacher, Iowan....Of all my labels, momma, grammy and wife are the most cherished

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Toward a More Meaningful Life

December 14, 2016 1 Comment
Toward a More Meaningful Life

Those of you who read my blog or subscribe to my Facebook Page, LiveLongQigong, know that I look for ways to live a better life.  I can confidently say that I am healthier, happier and stronger today than before my retirement.  I won’t deny that the recent four-year (I’m from Iowa, the first in the nation caucus […]

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Downward Dog or Yang 24?

December 8, 2016 0 Comments
Downward Dog or Yang 24?

  National Health Statistics Reports, February, 2015 reports that US complementary health approaches of yoga, Tai Chi/Qigong practice increased linearly over  ten-year period 2002 to 2012 from 5.8% to 10.9%, with many more practitioners of Yoga (9.5%) than Tai Chi/Qigong (1.4%) You may be thinking that Yoga or Tai Chi/Qigong could be right for you, but how […]

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Consistent and Powerful Practice

October 31, 2016 0 Comments
Consistent and Powerful Practice

It is a joy for me to a Tai Chi form that calls for large and complex movements.  Right now, I’m learning Double Rainbow Fan created by the late Madame Wang Ju Ron, and continued by her daughter, Master Helen Wu. Master Wu is my teacher’s sifu (sifu:  a skillful person or master). The version provided in the link above […]

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Q Tip # 18: Look Back to Feel Good

April 27, 2016 0 Comments
Q Tip # 18:  Look Back to Feel Good

Practicing good posture has many benefits. Good posture can improve your breathing ability. It can relieve pressure on the spine, including muscles and ligaments, and it may lessen headaches or neck and back pain.   Chances are you’ll have more energy and feel better when you are aware of and practice good posture. Perhaps you are […]

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Munching Mulberry Leaves

December 7, 2015 1 Comment
Munching Mulberry Leaves

“With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes a kimono.”  -Chinese Proverb Chinese legend gives the title Goddess of Silk to Lady Hsi-Ling-Shih, wife of the mythical Yellow Emperor, who was said to have ruled China in about 3000 BC. She is credited with the introduction of silkworm rearing and the invention of the loom. […]

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