thousands of years the Five Elements of wood, fire, earth, metal, and water
have served as the foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine. This energetic
system helps balance the vital energy of the body so the body can heal itself.
our work at Learning Strategies and in using the practice of meditation and
qigong, we’ve seen miraculous healings when the body can move into balance.
seen people heal from pain, sight problems, kidney dysfunction, anxiety,
diabetes, heart issues, cancers, lung problems, digestive issues, arthritis,
and many more health conditions.
If you’re working to lose excess body fat,
try not to lose any sleep over it. If you do, you may be defeating your
Inadequate sleep significantly reduced the
amount of fat loss among participants in a study at the University of Chicago’s
Clinical Resource Center.
The study, published in the Annals of
Internal Medicine, followed overweight but healthy volunteers
placed on balanced diets with calories restricted to 90 percent of what each
person needed to maintain his or her weight without exercise, about 1,450
A friend is paralyzed by how many projects he has at home. Nothing ever gets done.
He’s always busy, but not on the tasks at the top of his list. He’s easily sidetracked with smaller projects he enjoys, hobbies, the internet, and other distractions. When an extended family member needs something, he’s always there to help.
He seems happy, but the undone projects are tearing at his soul.
When my project list becomes daunting, either at home or here at work, I go to advice Paul Scheele gave me back in the 1980s.
Discover a deep emotional reason why you want it done, imagine it fully, and the project will get done.