Have You Checked Yourself in the Mirror?


When was the last time you looked at yourself really closely in the mirror?

I get it. 

When I got 30 and up, looking at myself in the mirror made me feel a little uncomfortable. I even found myself avoiding it!

Can you relate?

But after all these years of practicing daily little habits that keep me in shape and stay healthy and vibrant, I realized that checking myself in the mirror is the most precious gift you can give yourself.   

You may probably already noticed that when you go to the doctors, in this day and age, many doctors even don't see your face or body. They just read the numbers and prescribe medicines...

So what can you do to protect your health with simple daily care?

Watch this video to learn the 5 facial points you want to check every single morning. 

As you practice it daily, your skill of observing yourself will improve dramatically. 

And you know what?  You'll get to love yourself even more.

Take time and allow yourself to see your...

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How to Measure Your Energy


Have you dealt with feelings of heaviness and wondered why your energy is so low?

Today, I talked about the wisdom I’ve learned from my mentor, Master Nishino, a Japanese ki expert during my 30+ years of apprenticeship with him.

There’s no thermometer to measure your energy, your physical life force.

What can you do instead?

What I learned was so profound. It’s like Zen practice ...that I’m still working every single day.

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A Lesson I Learned From a Flu

breathing health sleep Feb 07, 2020

I had stomach flu for the first time in nearly 15 years.

I practice breathing exercises every day, and that has helped me avoid catching a bad cold or flu in the cold winter season.

But this time, it was different. We dined out last Friday, and something must be wrong there.

So, I went to see a doctor. She reassured me that it was just stomach flu. I felt relieved and slept like a baby for two full days.

Health comes first above everything else. The lesson I learned was this.

  1. Watch out for overconfidence about my health.
  2. Listen to my body, and when I feel something wrong, go to see a doctor even when my schedule is tight.
  3. Things happen at the right timing. Make sure to give a positive meaning to it.

When I returned to a breathing class yesterday, I felt that my energy had been purified and strengthened because of this experience.

If you are having some tough times, you might want to be more kind to yourself and think of a good lesson you'll learn from it.

I wish you the very...

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