If Spring Fever hasn’t hit you yet, this could be a good time for you to get outside and enjoy Mother Nature. You’re probably stuck inside often, and you long to soak up some of the Earth’s energy. Now is the time to take long bike rides or to hike out in the wilderness. Get as far away from people as you can and recharge your batteries in a natural setting. You’ll feel great as you connect with the elements.
How to train your monkey mind.
Your monkey mind may make you happy. But you can’t just give it a banana. Doesn’t work.
An elementary school in Baltimore is using meditation instead of traditional punishments. The school says the program has helped reduce behavior problems.
Published on Nov 4, 2016
“Those with lingering kidney disorder can face south during the Yin period (3-5am) quietly with no distractions”. Because the Yin period pertains to the spring-wood and relates to the liver, training of qi during this period,i.e., “the early spring” period when the Shaoyang Channels are vigorous, will render the exuberant wood (liver) to control earth (spleen) to prevent earth from inter-restraining water (kidney), which “enables water (kidney) to develop and become healthy” just as the saying goes, “Kidney diseases heal in spring (Yin period)” On the other hand, the intrinsic qi is in the Lung Channel in the Yin period and because the lung-metal can generate kidney-water, “the kidney deficiency can be cured by reinforcing its mother” (the kidney and the lung are child-mother relationships). It is generally believed the practising qigong facing south and east is helpful to yang while facing west and north helpful to yin