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I came across the books by Vernon Coleman during my own research on mind body connection- that is how illness arises due to the mind. This is truly an excellent book. As a medical student and later as a qualified doctor, Vernon Coleman discovered so many strange cases of patients who: was supposed to die [...]

When I observe around me, I could almost see the connection between a person's state of mind and health condition. Years of negative emotion pent-up would manifest into illnesses. Of course, not all illness are our fault but there may be a connection in many. For example: a person working too hard and unhappy with the [...]

If you are interested to learn more on the mind-body connection and how it contributes to illness, I strongly recommend the book "Your Body Speaks Your Mind: Decoding the Emotional, Psychological, and Spiritual Messages That Underlie Illness" by Deb Shapiro. Her diagnosis is very insightful and intuitive but made a lot of sense. Till today, [...]

What do you do if you want to learn more about strength or weight training on your own? Today, many people refer to online resources like YouTube whereby many so called 'experts' would you how to lift weights. However, we may not be able to know their credentials for sure. If you want to learn [...]

When I visited Popular bookstore, I was happy to see that more books on Chinese medicine, qi imbalances and cures are being translated into English. The books are:  "An Illustrated Guide to Chinese Medicine by Xu Yi Bing"- the book has drawn pictures that explains in simple terms about where Chinese healing methods draw its [...]

On book that I have read is "Emotional Healing, complementary solutions for a stress-free life" by Jan De Vries. The book discuss about the role of emotions in health problems and unhappiness. The author mentioned that his inspiration to write the book began from Carol Keating, a well known broadcaster and television presenter who made [...]

Doing further research about chi kung/qi gong, I picked up a book by Ged Sumner, he taught that we can become healthy and fit- without the need to go into the gym. Written in a way that compels the reader to really give chi kung a try. Since the exercises are so simple- no equipment needed [...]

Today, many people are becoming more aware of the benefits of yoga. Yet, a regular  macho guy who not want to be caught in a yoga class- they would consider it such a "un-man" thing to do. And yet, guys are the ones who have the most problem with their lower back. They usually suffer a [...]

Most of the time, knee that creaks like old teakwood stairs when do a little front kick motion. It’s scary but often, there is no pain accompanying the creaking knees, at least during the initial stage. According to Chinese healing system, the creaking knees occur when there is a blockage at one of the meridian [...]

There’s probably a bug going around in your office and everyone seemed to be either catching the flu or cold. So you may find yourself constantly being down with colds- like up to 3 times a week. It’s inconvenient, your nose’s puffy and if you cannot cover your nose in time, an embarrassing ‘mini explosion’ [...]

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