Monthly Archives January 2021

Qigong workshop

I’m offering a two-part workshop in the famous baduanjin (eight silken movements) practice that dates back to the 11th century. It contains all the essential ingredients of qigong – cultivation of the three skills of body, breath and mind. In these challenging times qigong can help us stay grounded and resilient. Cultivating the body, we develop elasticity, strength, stability and alignment. Cultivating the breath, we learn how to move into a nourishing and healing, relaxed parasympathetic state. Cultivating the mind, we build mindful presence and actually start to change the physical structure of the brain, building areas responsible for managing
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Finding My Way: Memoirs and Short Stories

I spent part of lockdown writing a new book, with all profits going to the Chinese Medicine Forestry Trust. It’s a raw and honest account of childhood, teen rebellion, drugs and hippie travelling, transformation into a natural foods pioneer, studying Chinese medicine and more.  It’s available as an e-book from Amazon (you don’t need a Kindle device – you can download a free app for phones, tablets, laptops etc.). Apologies for using Amazon but it’s realistically the best option, with for authors and readers – I guess that’s why they are so successful. Here is a sample from Chapter14: Music When
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Finding My Way: Memoirs & Short Stories

I spent part of lockdown writing a new book, with all profits going to the Chinese Medicine Forestry Trust (https://tcmft.ctdonate.org). It’s a raw and honest account of childhood, teen rebellion, drugs and hippie travelling, transformation into a natural foods pioneer, studying Chinese medicine and more. It’s available as an e-book from Amazon (you don’t need a Kindle device – you can download a free app for phones, tablets, laptops etc.). Apologies for using Amazon but it’s realistically the best option, with for authors and readers – I guess that’s why they are so successful. Here’s a short section from chapter
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