The ancients believed that to escape plagues, it was necessary for one to sincerely confess their sins to God and repent. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

How Did the Ancients Cope With Plagues?

The ancients believed that to escape a plague, it was necessary for one to sincerely confess their sins to God and repent. In modern times, people speak of “raising their vibration.” And the steps required to reach such a level…

Skullcap is a herb commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine, but why do the Chinese call it Hanxin grass? (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

Why Is Skullcap Also Known as Hanxin Grass?

Skullcap, or Scutellaria, is a plant of the Labiatae family. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the dried aerial part of Skullcap is capable of clearing heat and detoxifying, promoting blood circulation, removing blood stasis, reducing swelling and pain, and resisting…

In life, being able to remain calm is not only a kind of wisdom, but also a kind of resilience. (Image: via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

2 Stories of Wisdom

In life, being able to remain calm is not only a kind of wisdom, but also a kind of resilience. Learning to keep calm is a valuable asset. It will let you see that once the stormy sea and dark…

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How Did the Ancients Cope With Plagues?

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Why Is Skullcap Also Known as Hanxin Grass?

Skullcap, or Scutellaria, is a plant of the Labiatae family. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the dried aerial part of Skullcap is capable of clearing heat and detoxifying, promoting blood…

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2 Stories of Wisdom

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How the Great Physician Hua Tuo Treated Illness

Many great medical experts of ancient times were Taoists with high moral values. Their self-cultivation enabled them to attain supernatural powers. Famous physician Hua Tuo of the Three Kingdoms period…

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Genius and Beauty: What Zhuge Liang Valued

Zhuge Liang was an ancient Chinese military strategist during the Three Kingdoms era of China, 220–280. His parents passed away when he was very young. He then moved to Long…

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Your Principles Reflect Your Character

There is a saying: “Principles are the basis of success.” What are principles to a man? To judge if someone is good, we do not look at the number of…

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Throughout Chinese history, every successive dynasty would treat the people and the royal families of the previous dynasty with courtesy and respect. This was done as a way of demonstrating scrupulous…

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Trust Enables a Hero of His Time

Guan Zhong (723 ~ 645 B.C.) was born in what is today’s Anhui Province. He and Bao Shuya had been very close since they were young. Guan Zhong’s family was…

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The Most Virtuous Empress of the Qing Dynasty

Empress Xiaoxianchun, or Lady Fuca, (1712-1748) was one of the three most well-known empresses in the history of the Qing Dynasty. Despite lacking the political achievements of Empress Xiaozhuang (1633-1688)…