In this landmark book on natural healing, Dr. Maoshing Ni (aka Dr. Mao) combines the wisdom of thousands of years of Eastern tradition with the best of Western medicine and nutritional science. Dr. Mao’s philosophy is that well-being is the result of a balanced life, not just a healthy body. In Secrets of Self-Healing, he explains that healing foods and herbs, exercise, self-awareness, a positive emotional life, living in harmony with the environment, and spiritual growth are all crucial for vitality and lasting health.
Everybody wants a long, full life of vitality. But beyond the basics of good diet and exercise, what can you do to achieve it? For more then 2,000 years, Chinese energy medicine has refined the use of meditation to build the body's qi, or life force. Now, a celebrated doctor of Chinese medicine and authority in the field of Taoist longevity medicine presents an indispensable resource for living a long and richer life: Meditations to Live to be 100.
"Not for me"
Two billion people rely on Chinese medicine and its centuries-old wellness tradition. An intregal component of this system that is now gaining recognition in the West are "qi meditations", which use guided visualization, breathwork, and gentle movements to balance and cultivate our energy for a long and healthy life.