How long do you practice your Gong?

»How long do you practice your Gong?« That was a question that was echoing in my mind for quiet some time. In my first years of teaching Qigong I have been  really surprised by some of my students and their capability of absorbing the information and knowledge for which in their shoes I needed much more time than they did. Their reactions about and understanding of the knowledge surprised me. I literally felt very good[…]

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Emotions and Five elements – Part 2

This text is the continuation of the previous blog Emotions and Five elements – Part 1. Emotion as an energetic movement In Daoist thought emotions are regarded as energetic movements which originate from the center of our consciousness.  Emotions propagate through the entire energy system and they are changing its vibration. You can feel how different emotions have different vibrational qualities. If you are sensitive, you don’t feel only your emotional vibrations, but you can[…]

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Emotions and Five elements – Part 1

In previous blogs about Five elements Petar was already writing about the connection between Five elements and emotions.  In this and in the next blog I will discuss some general aspects regarding emotions from a Daoist (and partly TCM) point of view. I have added some of my thoughts and experiences that I hope you can use in your own exploration and practice. 🙂 I think that emotions in our society are generally misunderstood and[…]

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Sixth element?! – Part 2

  This text is continuation of the blog Sixth element ?!– Part 1. Lack of consciousness When a human eats a living food, he intakes a consciousness that follows this way of life.  Simply, fears start to vanish. If you live in fear, which causes a lack of consciousness – you don’t love and you are not connected with Divine, One, Source, Tao… How do I know that, because I have experienced it. Chinese say,[…]

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When it suddenly starts aching

  Sudden morning pain It’s really not a nice feeling when you wake up in the morning with a terrible ache in your back, or hip, or knee, or neck… It’s a sudden feeling of discomfort that you thought will never happen since you are a devoted Qigong practitioner. You were completely well and stopped even thinking about health, except when you were thinking about helping and solving other’s issues. Where’s my focus What is[…]

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You are working with energy constantly

  …or why is important to cultivate your awareness and use your knowledge about energy, Qi, even when you don’t practice Qigong.   Everything is energy Taoists presume that each substance or phenomena in the universe is energy. On a micro level everything is made up of vibrations which have different vibrational frequencies. If everything in the universe is energy, Qi, we could say that actually you are working with energy all the time. If[…]

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Cycles of the year and Tao of natural Flow

  One of these days I have been having a tea with my fellow partner and my life mate Smiljana. It’s not that this happens just once in a while. We have this »tea ceremony« every single day and it’s nothing special about it. For the outside observer, though. What is special is that we do it every day at aproximately same time. After our Qigong routine, which is another daily thing that we do[…]

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Relaxation in Qigong #1

  What is Relaxation? Definition of the relaxation in the West For the beginning let’s see how a Western world in general defines relaxation.  Online Webster dictionary of English language defines a relaxation as a way to rest and enjoy yourself; as time that you spend resting and enjoying yourself; as something that you do to stop feeling nervous, worried, etc. You can conclude that people who every evening watch TV on the sofa and[…]

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