Hibernation Is Not The Answer -Tai Chi Is!

Tai Chi Builds You Up for Winter It’s getting colder and the days are shorter.  Less natural light can make you want to hibernate and make you sluggish.  It can also make you irritable and stressed too!  We crave high fat, sugary foods and become annoyed and disappointed with ourselves when we put on weight and change shape.…

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Using Tai Chi to Undo Unusual Stress

We all experience stress from time to time.  But, did you know that stress is contagious?  Just watching someone else in a stressful situation will increase your level of stress hormones too!  I found some interesting, and unusual, triggers for stress.  For example, your expectations of a situation and your ability to manage stress.  So, if a situation does not go…

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Tai Chi Your Thinking And Self Talk

Nothing is Either Good or Bad Only Thinking Makes it so! William Shakespeare. I found a sad, but very thought-provoking article this week regarding the brain scans of two 3-year old children.  Bear with me on this one, I do have a point.  One had been brought up in a loving home, had been cuddled, talked to and…

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Day Dream, Meditate and Tai Chi your way to a bigger, happier brain!

I wanted to start off this week with a lovely article I found about daydreaming and how it’s actually really good for you.    Apparently, it helps with creativity, problem solving and makes your mind work more efficiently too!   This got me thinking, how does this differ from meditation and tai chi?  Well, meditation affects the prefrontal cortex…

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The Best Exercises for your Body

Tai Chi is one of the very best A Harvard Dr has listed the best exercises for your body and running is not one of the them!  He believes swimming is best overall, but closely followed by Tai Chi at number 2. The great advantage with Tai Chi is  don’t have access to a pool,…

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