A Cup of Tea Can Solve the Small Worries

In this summer heat, you may not think about having a hot cup of tea.  But, sometimes it just solves all your small problems that are really not worth worrying about. In Asia consuming something something hot in hot weather is considered good.  This is because it gets your sweat glands and circulation going when …

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How Meditation Brings Clarity

Meditation has become a practice that is recommended by many practitioners including therapists, new age gurus, health specialists, religions, spiritual seekers and even doctors.  So, what is meditation and why is everyone recommending it? Meditation is the practice to clear the mind. Just imagine a clear glass filled with water.   You can see right through …

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Ancient Eastern Wisdom of Self-Healing Workshop in Seattle

MindBodyChi Health Workshop – Ancient Eastern Wisdom of Self-Healing Date:  April 19, 2014, Saturday Time:  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location :  Belltown Community Center, 415 Bell Street, Seattle, WA  98121 ($5.00 parking across the street) Cost $150 – register through me at jenny@asianlifestyledesign  for a 10% discount! – lunch included This is a One-Day …

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New Year, New Energy

Happy New Year!  May 2014 be blessed in health, happiness and harmony for you and your family.  明けましておめでとうございます。今年も どうぞ よろしく おねがえします。 This year, of all the resolutions I was thinking about making, I decided it should be the year for just one resolution, instead of the usual ten. Here is the one: Increase Energy!  That’s it! The …

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Finding Harmony in Your Life

We live in this digital age where everything is just a finger tip away.  Questions on anything and everything can be answered instantaneously.  Want to know a meaning of a word?  A good restaurant?  directions? title of a song?  artist?  history?  Immediate answers have become the norm. From an Asian philosophical perspective, as a society, we …

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How Japan Has Taught Us to be Zen

photo by Stephane D’Alu Zen Buddhism was introduced to Japan by a Japanese monk traveling back from China during the 12th Century. Since then, Zen teachings have become deeply engrained in Japanese life and culture. Ikebana (art of flower arrangement), chado (way of tea), and martial arts are a few examples of how Zen Buddhism …

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Simple Ways to Relax and Relieve Tension

I have the most fabulous yoga instructor, John, who is very spiritual and insightful in his teachings.  He approaches yoga not only through the physical but through the mental as well.  On the point of relaxation, he always has such good advice.  Being aware of your body is a good start.  Everyone creates their own …

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