Tag: meditation

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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Right Now, I’m Loving

June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Right Now, I’m Loving

  I’ve had a wonderful couple of weeks.  There were two visits by family, a trip to a silly movie, Chef Stephan’s pot roast for dinner two weeks an a row, excellent health and a break from Iowa rain storms. Since I was rained in a lot this week, I also got to enjoy: My Chinese […]

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30 Days of Asking: Midway

September 17, 2013 0 Comments
30 Days of Asking: Midway

I’ve reached the midpoint through a month of simplifying my life as I sort, purge and organize my physical and emotional space.  If you’ve followed my blog,  you know that up to this point, I’ve reported on things, not thoughts. In the first two weeks, I have done internal work.  Each day, about an hour […]

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Q Tip # 2: Four-Word Treasure Mantra

July 28, 2013 1 Comment
Q Tip # 2:   Four-Word Treasure Mantra

Today, just as it’s been for thousands of years, science and tradition recognize the value of breaking stress cycles with moments of peace and balance.  Ancient Taoists developed the mantra of “Four-Word Treasure of Success”.  The practice is a mini-break, so to speak, practiced throughout the day in order to build a habit of relief […]

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Q Tip # 1: Meditation Starts Here

July 22, 2013 1 Comment
Q Tip # 1:  Meditation Starts Here

  I got my start meditating with the Chopra Center 21 Day Challenge for Abundance.  There’s something about Deepak’s voice and the oh, so easy, daily reminders that inspired me to start.    My practice has grown, starting with those 2o minutes for 21 days. It was great news when I learned a new 21 Day […]

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