The energies of yin
and yang that give birth to
5 Basic Elements
are of great importance
in traditional Chinese medicine and the overall attitude towards
The body is healthy only when
yang hold each other in
balance. Too much
yang causes heightened organic
activity; too much yin, an
inadequate functioning of the organs.
The Chinese system of physiotherapy, or
therapeutic exercises, is represented primarily in the practice of T'ai Chi
Ch'uan, which is a system of exercises performed in close co-ordination with
The exercises are comprised of thirty-seven movement
patterns, the composition of which is regulated by the principles of yin and
How does the concept of yin and yang relate to food?
adherence to this philosophy can be found in any
Chinese dish, from
stir-fried beef with broccoli to sweet and sour pork. There is always a
balance in color, flavors, and textures.
However, belief in the importance
of following the principles of yin and yang in the diet extends further...
The Tao helps you achieve much more with much
less effort. This effortless skill comes from being in accord with reality.
You can't tell the singer from the song. You can't tell the dancer from the
dance. When you are in harmony with the Tao, when you go with its current
of energy, your innate intelligence takes over, and the right action happens
The Tao teaches you the art of living and doing
business. It gives you advice that imparts perspective and
balance. It applies equally well to
managing of a large
organization or the running of a small business, to the
governing of a nation or the leading a small team, to
your personal development
or to the
coaching of others...
customer driven innovation,
demands a delicate balance between sensitivity and authority,
between loose and tight leadership style, between internal and
external. You must also balance tradition and
achieve sustainable growth and employee satisfaction. ...
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