Tag Archives: meditation

If you had to write your own fitness rules, what would they be?

If you were to strip away everything you have been led to believe by magazines, society, and other people and instead developed a set of rules based on what you personally experienced, what would they be? My personal philosophy is that nothing is real until I experience it. Based on my experience, which no one

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The Greatest Dichotomy in the World

As a student of life I am constantly experimenting with myself. My latest experiment involves practicing certain sounds in the morning to vibrate and tune my internal organs, energy centers, and glands. My goal is to actually feel the vibrations in the areas I am working. I am going deeper into this practice everyday in

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Telling the Truth as a Spiritual and Body Strengthening Practice

A couple of months ago I was doing an experiment where I went through every organ and muscle group in the morning as a meditation and I would go deeper and deeper. It would take me over two hours to do the whole body. For example, I would feel and visualize my brain as an

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How to Get Your Hormones to Optimal Levels Part 4

In the last three articles we have talked about making changes to your diet, workouts, and supplement strategy to get your hormones to optimal levels, because if your hormones are at optimal levels you are ALMOST immune to disease. CORTISOL In this article we are going to talk about stress management and cortisol.  While we

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Adventures in Grounding and Intimacy

In a previous article on the Three Alchemical Healers I mentioned grounding. I have been playing around with this concept and during a recent kids soccer game I participated in a little experiment that brought interesting results both in my health and intimacy. I attend these games in my Turkish sandals and as soon as

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Blessing Your Food

There is an interesting relationship between food and life. Basically you need food to continue your journey on planet Earth. This journey can take many directions with varying degrees of pain and satisfaction in the material, emotional and spiritual realms. I have been playing with this concept based on my meditations and have come to

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Lessons from my Sigung – Part 1

“You have no core!” When I was in college I became a student and later on an Assistant Instructor of Chen Style Taijiquan. After little over one year of training with my Sifu brought his Sifu (my Sigung – which is something similar to “grandfather”) over to give a seminar. Time was allotted for him

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10 Ways to Increase Recovery

Just as important as raising your mental toughness is increasing your recovery quotient. Here are some ways I have found from personal experience to increase recovery. Try them out and let me know how they work for you. 1. Have a do nothing day I originally got this idea from one of Bruce Lee’s books.

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