Quit Netflix – Strengthen your Mind

  Originally, I wrote this article a few weeks prior to the Great Corona Pandemic of 2019-2020. I was planning to publish it sometime in March 2019, but with the population of Western countries held in a prison-like lockdown, it seemed quite pointless to write about why we should quit netflix or any other kindContinue reading “Quit Netflix – Strengthen your Mind”

The Grand Orbit Qigong Exercise with Shaun Sutton

Thanks to Shaun Sutton for this short video where he demonstrates a qigong exercise called – The Grand Orbit. This is part of a set which he practices very day. Shuan Sutton is an acupuncturist, herbalist and qigong practitioner based in Germany and the UK. Visit his website – http://www.ShaunSutton.co.uk for more information. I haveContinue reading “The Grand Orbit Qigong Exercise with Shaun Sutton”

Ulcerative Colitis: Healing Steps – Podcast 1

Here is a YouTube Video I made, on my newly named YouTube Channel: ‘JohnDixonAcu’: The subject is about Ulcerative Colitis – an Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which I suffered from in my 20s and which I have learnt natural ways of managing. Apologies for any background noises in the recording. This is something I will beContinue reading “Ulcerative Colitis: Healing Steps – Podcast 1”

Mike Chang: How Often Should I Stretch to Get Flexible?

I really like this video made by Micheal Chang on stretching for flexibility. I was debating with myself over whether I should promote a Mike Chang video. He is a YouTube star, and merchant, who made a fortune, with the promoting of his exercise programs including building a six pack. On a plus, he motivatedContinue reading “Mike Chang: How Often Should I Stretch to Get Flexible?”

Stretching your Way to Beauty

Regular physical activity can help keep a person young. Our bodies are designed by nature to be used. As my father says – “What we need is a good sweat”. However, ‘civilised’ modern living moves us moving us further and further from this. A lot of the more desirable and higher income jobs are alsoContinue reading “Stretching your Way to Beauty”

Physical Toil, Not Whole Foods will give you a Long Life

We have a Whole Foods close to where we live. They’ve got a great selection of foods and products, but generally we avoid shopping there, because at the prices they charge, I’d need to take out a bank loan. There is this old joke: – Only sick people shop in health food stores. Is itContinue reading “Physical Toil, Not Whole Foods will give you a Long Life”

Geoff Pike’s Pa Tuan Tsin: The Eight Precious Sets of Exercise

This article shows a version of the Eight Precious Sets of Exercise, also known as the Eight Pieces of Brocade, from Qigong Master Geoff Pike. I have written a couple of articles about Geoff Pike here and here. I am grateful to Paul H., a qigong, meditation and yoga teacher who shared with me pagesContinue reading “Geoff Pike’s Pa Tuan Tsin: The Eight Precious Sets of Exercise”

The Healing Benefits of Onsen – Hot Spring Baths

What is an Onsen? If you ever ask a Japanese person what they did for their holiday, there’s a good chance they will mention that they went to an onsen. It’s a popular pastime. Onsen are hot springs baths. As Japan sits on several active and inactive volcanoes and tectonic plate fault lines, there are plentyContinue reading “The Healing Benefits of Onsen – Hot Spring Baths”

Hans Selye and what the Pink Panther Movies can teach us about Stress and Disease

Our modern day society has too much Stress According to the UK Office of National Statistics, a report by the Health and Safety Executive issued in 2013, stress, anxiety or depression was listed as a prevalent factor in 487,000 cases of work related illnesses. These figures have been steadily increasing each year. In daily life, moreContinue reading “Hans Selye and what the Pink Panther Movies can teach us about Stress and Disease”

Clean your House, Cleanse your Ki Energy: Lessons from George Ohsawa

George Ohsawa One of the most influential Japanese authors on healthcare philosophy, partly attributed his robust health to his love of cleaning. George Ohsawa was the founder of Macrobiotics – a healthcare philosophy based on Traditional Chinese Medicine concepts such as Yin and Yang and Ki-energy George Ohsawa travelled and lectured all around the World.Continue reading “Clean your House, Cleanse your Ki Energy: Lessons from George Ohsawa”

Makko Ho (真向法): 4 simple Japanese exercises to regain a loose, flexible, childlike body again

Makko Ho (真向法) are 4 simple exercises developed in Japan and said to be beneficial for the body. They take 5 minutes to carry out and should be done every day, twice a day. The story behind Makko Ho (真向法) These 4 simple exercises are taught in an old, out-of-print book, called ‘Makko Ho’, which wasContinue reading “Makko Ho (真向法): 4 simple Japanese exercises to regain a loose, flexible, childlike body again”

Video: 7 Reasons Why Walking is Good for You

Here is the latest video for The Genki Health Channel on YouTube –  7 Reasons Why Walking is Good for You Kindly narrated by acupuncturist and all-round star Caroline Graham.  Please, like, share or subscribe. By doing so, you will help the Channel grow. Next Post A Good sweat: Physical Exercise and a Long Life Continue reading “Video: 7 Reasons Why Walking is Good for You”

Neck Pain! Press these THREE POINTS

Three Acupressure Points for Neck Pain Here is a YouTube video which shows THREE acupressure points on the arm that can be pressed for NECK PAIN.  Please like, share or subscribe to support The Genki Health Channel. There is also a text summary below. Stuck flow of Ki-energy through the neck Traditional Oriental Medicine worksContinue reading “Neck Pain! Press these THREE POINTS”

How NOT to get OLD: YouTube Video

Here is the latest video on The Genki Health Channel. It is called: How NOT to get OLD Please like, share or subscribe to support this Channel. Next Post A Good Sweat: Physical Activity and a Long Life ***** Related Posts A Tribute to the Qigong Master: Geoff Pike The Genki Health Channel – YouTubeContinue reading “How NOT to get OLD: YouTube Video”