Wednesday, 23 May 2018

YE&T-18: Crawling like a Gecko or Chimpanzee

23 May 2018

It is a good physical exercise to crawl on your fours either like a gecko or a chimpanzee. Keep doing this exercise every day, and it is believed to help to cure your back pain or alleviate your spine-related health problems.

Monday, 21 May 2018

GYH-18: Playing a Music Instrument

21 May 2018

When you play a music instrument not to perform to others, but just to amuse yourself, you will find that you are totally lost in the joy. This habit is as good as deep meditation, and will do a lot of good to your health especially if you can do so on a daily basis.

Saturday, 19 May 2018

WTY-18: Religious Faith and Longevity

19 May 2018

As described in Wikipedia (, Yisrael Kristal, was born Izrael Icek Kryształ (Hebrew: ישראל קרישטל‎) in Poland, then part of the Russian Empire on September 15, 1903, and died on August 11, 2017. Officially recognized as the oldest living Holocaust survivor, and the oldest living man in the world as well as one of the ten oldest men ever, he said something to this effect when talking about the secret about his longevity: I don't know any secret about it, but I do believe that God has made the best arrangements for me.

That is to say, his firm faith in God played a crucial role in his longevity. In fact, 'Kristal remained religiously observant all his life.'

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Thursday, 17 May 2018

YR&T-17: Black Sesame

17 May 2018

Eating a spoonful of fried black sesame before breakfast every morning will help to maintain your hair-health and kidney system. It can also play a supposedly important role in improving your blood system and slowing down your ageing process , among other things.

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Tuesday, 15 May 2018

BHH-17: Intaking Too Much Sugar

15 May 2018

Probably all of us like to eat sweet stuffs since childhood, such as candies, cakes, pies, desserts, chocolates and etc. However, according to recent scientific studies, over intake of sugar is one of the major reasons why modern humans have become so vulnerable to various, especially relatively new, diseases. That's to say, preferring or eating sweet foods is a very very bad eating habit, which does no good but harm to our health.

Friday, 11 May 2018

WTY-17: Yangsheng and Individuality

11 May 2018

As everyone is different to varying degrees in terms of physical (or physiological) and psychological constitutions, the best way to yangsheng naturally varies with different individuals. Such being the case, it is your own, rather than anyone else's job to find your best way, if any at all, to develop and maintain your best possible wellness. In practice, you have to, in other words, try to find for yourself whatever methods (or combination of methods, exercises, recipes and therapies) that most suits your unique situation.

Certain methods, exercises, recipes or therapies may work well with others,  but not you or the other way around. To find the 'best' way for yourself is often not only a matter of trial and error, but also a matter of luck.

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

YE&T-17: Massaging Little Fingers

9 May 2018

While watching TV or sitting idly, you might want to massage your little fingers respectively for 2-3 minutes each time. If you keep doing this exercise twice a day, you will find it helpful to maintain your health. According to some yangsheng experts, this exercise can be as good as taking 28 different kinds of traditional chinese herbal medicines.

Monday, 7 May 2018

GYH-17: Spending Time with Trees

7 May 2018

If you spend some time, say 15 to 30 minutes,  with trees every (other) day or on a regular basis, you will find this to be a very beneficial health habit. Try to walk around a big tree (or in a forest), chat or communicate with it, feel it, or simply look at it, you will get physical and psychological results similar to meditation. Actually, this practice can be called 'dynamic medication'.

Saturday, 5 May 2018

WTY-17: Cancer Preventing

5 May 2018

Every one has about 20% chance of getting a cancer in his/her lifetime. According to recent studies, the cause of most cancers is about 30% related to smoking, 30% to food intake, and the rest to the environment.

In practice, different groups of people use different methods to prevent from getting a cancer. Specifically, the most helpful thing to do on a daily basis for Chinese is drinking green tea ; for Britons, 1.6 km of walking; for Australians, an orange; for French people, one hour of fast walking; for Americans, having 7 hours of good sleep; for South Koreans, 3 servings of nuts (every week); for Germans, eating plenty of tomatoes; for Swedish people, avoiding liquors; for Japanese, avoiding sugar.

By doing all the above listed things, you can certainly reduce your chance of getting a cancer to the very minimum.

Thursday, 3 May 2018

YR&T-16: Onion with Vinegar

3 May 2018

- ingredients
1. one red onion
2. vinegar

1. cut the onion into small pieces
2. soak the onion with vinegar in a sealed bottle for at least a week
3. eat a few pieces every morning

The vinegar-soaked onion is believed to be particularly good for the health of one's blood system.


Tuesday, 1 May 2018

BHH-16: Looking at a Small Screen for Too Long

1 May 2018

As the cellphone and computer become part of our life, almost every one of us spends too much time looking at the screen every day. If we often forget to look away from it, if we habitually keep staring at a computer or cellphone for more than one hour each time, much damage will be done to our neck as well as our eyes. Once we have a neck problem, there will be a lot of other health problems resulting from it, including dizziness, headache and even clogged arteries.