Meditation can restore your body to its optimal condition and enhance the functions of your internal organs. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

A Simple Guide to Meditation

Meditation is an approach to training the mind, just like you may use fitness to train the body. With the fast pace and the demands of modern life, most people are left feeling stressed and over-worked. Feeling this way, we…

Most people do not know that lemons are also useful when cleaning many household items. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Helpful Home Uses for Lemons

Both honey and lemons are acclaimed for their multitude of health benefits. Both have antibacterial and antioxidant properties that boost the immune system. A combination of honey and lemon works together to reduce weight and promotes healthy skin and hair.…

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Handy Household Tips

Life is full of simple, practical wonders. Learn and use these tips, and you’ll be a household guru.

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A Simple Guide to Meditation

Meditation is an approach to training the mind, just like you may use fitness to train the body. With the fast pace and the demands of modern life, most people…

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A Homely Bride’s Blessings

As the saying goes: A marriage is a match made in Heaven. In China, it is known that although a good wife may not be pretty, but she can still…

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Spoiling Children Is Harming Children

Out of love, parents wish to give their children all the best things in the world, but failing to teach them that life will bring them hardships may result in…

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Helpful Home Uses for Lemons

Both honey and lemons are acclaimed for their multitude of health benefits. Both have antibacterial and antioxidant properties that boost the immune system. A combination of honey and lemon works…

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True Friends, or Fair-Weather Friends?

How can you tell whether the people around you are true friends, or simply fair-weather hangers-on? There is a world of difference between these two groups.

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9 Words of Encouragement for Children

Parents who frequently say these nine words of encouragement to their children will help them to develop the support and confidence they need for a happy life.

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Why Chinese Men Rarely Date Western Women

Considering how much foreign guys seem to like Chinese women, it’s not often that you see a Western woman with a Chinese guy. Here are some suggestions as to why…

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A Farmer’s Karmic Relationship

A Taiwanese man recently spoke about an experience that alarmed him. It was his neighbor’s vision of karma in another dimension. He tells his story now to help others understand…

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Pineal Gland: The Internal Eye

For thousands of years, the pineal gland was recognized as the human body’s connection to deeper realms of thought — a window into other dimensions. While this notion has faded…

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Together: The Richest Word in the World

He vowed to make her life happy the night that he first gently held his wife’s slim body in his arms. He strove to work from a general masonry position…

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A Son’s Betrayal of His Father

According to a story on Chinese media, a common farmer was recently struck with a shocking realization. The last phone conversation between the farmer, Xiude Wang, and his third son…

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Ancient Chinese Secret: The 8 Trigrams of Bagua

The 8 trigrams of Bagua (八卦) are a set of ancient symbols with mystical meanings. These symbols pervade Chinese civilization. The eight trigrams have influenced the development of many aspects: martial…

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Can Fengshui Explain Why Some Women Stay Single?

Fengshui — which literally translates to “wind and water” — is the ancient Chinese art of placement. The goal is to enhance the flow of chi (life force or spiritual energy), and…

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Mother’s Day: An Expat’s Mom

My mom and I have a very close relationship. She raised me as a single parent until I was 6 years old and she remarried. My mom is like a best…