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Recent Tai Chi articles from TaiChiBasics.com

This is Part 2 of a 6-Essay Series on using Qi Gong to more clearly see what is holding us back. Link to all the essays from the end of this post. In Part 1 I shared how the calm experience of Qi Gong allows things that are (... read more)
For most of you that have been reading here for a while, you know that I love Qi Gong and am constantly looking for ways to explains its benefits in western terms. But doing Qi Gong doesn't always result in the calm bliss we are looking for. Sometimes (... read more)
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This article is directed at the disastrous notions in our culture that 1) enlightenment is reserved for the selected few and that 2) it happens once and then said selected person is forever changed. Hang with me. If these ideas rub you the wrong way, you are only (... read more)
Mindfulness Movement
The idea of Mindfulness has gained so much traction in the last several years, even garnering an exclusive issue of Time Magazine. We couldn't be more excited that conscious thought is now a buzzword. Yet, if we are left to believe that simply “being present” during daily activities (... read more)