Here are some simple exercises to improve your strength, flexibility and general outlook on life. They are based on ancient exercises known as the 8 Silken Movements and the 5 Tibetan Rites.
All... More > you need is comfortable clothing, so you can move easily. No special equipment is needed.
Once you get up to speed, it will take about ten minutes a day. If you are interested in your well - being, these exercise make a relatively easy commitment.
The reason I am presenting these exercises is two fold. First, I found that putting Qi Gong and the 5 Rites together creates a ten-minute a day practice that fosters flexibility and strength.
Second, I want to share the affirmations suggested by the shape & movements of 8 Silken Movements. Each of the exercises reminds me of the physical embodiment of a positive thought. I believe that by thinking these positive affirmations as you do the exercises, you may gently shift your frame of mind in a optimistic direction.< Less
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Writing and reading are inventions. The modern world is so full of words in signs, books, emails, cereal boxes, packaging, & TV that a child might think that writing has always been around and that people have always been able to read.
But there was a time before writing invented, when nobody knew how to read, not even the smartest person.
This book is about that 'ah ha!' moment. It imagines the world before writing and then how it might have been invented. It shows how writing and reading just need two people to agree what a squiggle means for that squiggle to mean that for those two people. Writing is like a secret code until you are in the know!< Less
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1982 & 1191 Beynac Castle, Dordogne Valley, France.
Two people, separated in time by almost 800 years, are linked together by a dream. This a nightmare has come down in the female line of Nell's... More > family. Since Nell was fourteen she has been plagued by a dream set in the time of the 3rd crusade. She has just married an evil man to absolve her family's debts and Richard the Lion Heart has given his rights de seigneur to a man with whom she has illicitly fallen in love with. He breaks her heart taking her harshly. Why is she unable to protect herself or her heart? Is she doomed to repeat this horror forever?< Less