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How to stay warm with Chinese medicine tea

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Last fall, I was staying at a Daoist temple, on top of a mountain in China. Unfortunately, by November, the air was getting super cold and humid at the same time. Although I would add on many layers, the piercing cold would still penetrate through the clothes and blankets, I was freezing, especially at nighttime. Honestly, without any heater, the…

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To become a healer you need to ba warrior.

Why to become a healer you also need to be a warrior

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The healer’s VS the warrior’s path I have always felt conflicted, because I knew as a small child that I wanted to heal people, but at the same time something pulled me toward martial arts. When I watched people practice, I felt something emitting from them. I wondered if it was possible to follow both a healer’s and a warrior’s…

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What a Daoist temple taught me about life

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Last September, I came up to the top of a mountain in China, to live in a Daoist temple for a couple months. Beyond learning how to live with the temple rules, training qi gong, meditation, water and fire tai chi forms, learning about Daoist medicine, Daoist principles and spirituality, I learned so much more to life while staying in…

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