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A pill is a band-aid, not a fix

As I approach my 63 year I am finding there are a few more achy parts to my body then there were at 53, but, I not as many as I would expect if I were to listen to a lot of others of my peers.

It seems I hear this a lot:  “this aging and getting old sucks”.   That is a phrase that makes me twinge.  You see, aging and getting old are not synonymous.  At least they don’t have to be. Read more…

The benefit of practicing Tai Chi and Qigong … A different viewpoint.

There are many wonderful things about Tai Chi, Qigong and my own brand of ChiforLiving exercises.

One of the best benefits of practicing however it what it is not about.

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Take a mini Tai Chi meditative moment for health and wellness

When you are stressed, which for many people these days seems to be almost constantly, here is something fsection_reach_grabor you to try which incorporates many Tai Chi and Qigong principles
Today, just once, when you go to reach for something, say a pen or your cup of coffee, instead of mindlessly reaching out to grab it do the following.

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Move those aching joint for pain reduction and better mobility

If you are new to ChiforLiving and my approach to aging with independence and a joyful attitude let me tell you, I have worked with hundreds of aging seniors and boomers.

Most of my students have some sort of chronic ache or pain yet they all find at least minimal and quite often major relief through the use of gentle exercise and stretching movements. Read more…

A lifespan test: Can you get off the floor without using your hands?

By now you should know I work a lot with leg strength and balance.

Yet after all this time working on standing upright I found something I need to work on. Read more…