Practicing Qi Gong is a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Learn Shaking Body Like a Tree as one of Qi Gong practice: Come on your toes Land down and feel the ground with your feet Your feet sink Your shoulders sink Your chest sinks Ground Qi from your tail bone all the way to the ground First put your hands around bally bottom and feel Qi And now let your stomach sink too Feel it and now let your neck head rise, without pulling shoulders up. You can tack slightly chin in. Everything sunk, but head and head pulls up towards heaven And… Read More

Things One Can See Only in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Dear reader, as you can see San Miguel de Allende is very interesting and at times exotic place to be. My name is Nanna Smith.  I am a recent transplant to San Miguel de Allende, where I moved with my husband from San Francisco. I would love to help you as you look for real estate in San Miguel. Prior to our move, I did extensive research about neighborhoods and real estate in San Miguel to help me understand where I wanted to live. I am now on the ground here and can… Read More

Demeter and Persephone – Mothers and Daughters Stories

The story of Demeter and Persephone can be summarized in few words as bellow: “It’s a story about love, relationships, family bonds, grief, loss, and a renewal of hope. In ancient Greek mythology, the Demeter and Persephone story tells of the deep connection a mother shares with her daughter. It also tells the story of a young girl who comes of age and falls in love with the dark god of the underworld. It represents the fading of innocence as a young woman charts her way into maturity to forge her destiny… Read More

Leonard Cohen

My all times favorite poet and song writer. My secret lover from another dimension. Where are you now? Hope you are still writing and making “lives” better every day for millions of listeners; with the depth of your thoughts, your suffering, your self-seeking, your “black” humor, your words, your elegance and your unconditional modesty. Miss you Leonard Cohen! “Maybe there’s a God above But all I’ve ever learned from love Was how to shoot somebody who outdrew ya And it’s not a cry that you hear at night It’s not somebody who’s… Read More

How to Love

Compassion The second element of true love is compassion. Compassion is the capacity to understand the suffering in oneself and in the other person. If you understand your own suffering, you can help him to understand his suffering. Understanding suffering brings compassion and relief. You can transform your own suffering and help transform the suffering of the other person  with the practice of mindfulness and looking deeply. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh, How to Love