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We are Lama D and Srijana, retired writers of Buddhist lifestyle books and blogs. We live in Bali at Keramas Sacred River VillageWe invite you to subscribe below to our blog for weekly articles. Also check out my astonishing books and award-winning food & lifestyle blog at JanesHealthyKitchen.com. Best wishes!

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Feeding Intelligence

By Jane Barthelemy. What is your most valuable personal asset? Most people would agree that intelligence is right up at the top of the list. We spend time and effort building our appearance, and our physical assets. But how can ...
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21 Ways to Find Inner Balance in Stressful Times

By Jane Barthelemy. This is a game that helps you train your mind to relax. It helps you think positive thoughts and let go of thoughts that block your happiness. Ha ha! There are 21 tools ...
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What’s the Best Diet for Humans?

By Jane Barthelemy. OK, will the best human diet please stand up? I’m asking, are there general dietary health guidelines that can apply to all humans? Or should we all just follow the current diet ...
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Balancing the Cortices

This is a great way to balance your nervous system in 1-minute. Use this simple exercise before an important performance, an exam, an athletic challenge, or a meeting. Do it if you’re ...
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My Book, The Cosmology of Qigong

By Jane Barthelemy. This book attempts to explain the roots of Qigong in simple terms for Westerners. A recent public talk I gave in Santa Fe, and Gubbio, Italy, the book explores ...
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My Qigong Workshop in Italy

My workshop in Gubbio, Italy was called “How to cultivate your personal Mogadao practice and improve your health through the five elements of traditional Chinese medicine”, with Anneli Arpolahti, a talented ...
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Should You Keep a Microcosmic Journal?

A Microcosmic Journal is a diary for the purpose of deepening your spiritual awareness. It is a useful practice on the path to a complete life and a powerful tool to internalize your attention and ...
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3 Breathing Techniques for Qigong Practitioners

By Jane Barthelemy. This article explains three basic ways of breathing for Qigong practitioners: Chest Breathing, Buddhist Breathing, Daoist Reverse Breathing.  Breathing is a timeless internal practice. In ancient Daoism and Yoga, the ...
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Top 6 Acupressure Points to Start Your Day

The simple act of pressing these six points resets the body’s subtle energy layers to allow health and wellbeing to flow easily. Just one minute of acupressure on key points unblocks your meridians. Use gentle yet firm pressure with ...
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Small Heavenly Circuit Meditation

The Small Heavenly Circuit is considered one of the oldest and most powerful techniques in Daoist Qigong, used for thousands of years for elevating spiritual awareness. In ancient times, it ...
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The 20 Meridians and their Consciousness

By Jane Barthelemy. What are the Meridians? Ancient Chinese medicine thousands of years ago described the meridians in the body that carry Qi or life force through special channels that connect the ...
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Yin Yang Qigong, Brain Balancing

By Jane Barthelemy. I finally made videos of my favorite brain balancing exercises. These ancient Qigong movements stimulate body intelligence, expand intuition, improve your memory, keep your brain flexible, and make you ...
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