Have we forgotten the existence of our body?

Have we forgotten the existence of our own body? Are we divorced from our body?

This is a very critical issue. Not a joke!

Only when we fell ill in bed, we realized the existence of the body. Only when we are for too long or too much torturing the body, the body hits back with pain and illnesses, only then we recognize the existence of the body.

Our two-day Huang Di Nei Jing (YEIC) training discusses the causes of illnesses 1) external causes, 2) internal causes, and 3) not internal nor external causes. One of them is our living habits, unconsciously forgetting the body!

Forgetting the body, not knowing the existence of the body, tormenting the body is worse than torturing the slave. At least you can see that the slave in front of you is suffering, but you are not aware of the existence of your body.

The body is alive, you forget him, torture him, and one day he will knock at your door and use the pain and disease to settle with you.

How do you forget the existence of the body? It is in our pursuit of ideals, business, career, work, hobbies, enjoy a good life, food, play.

There is nothing wrong with pursuing an ideal. There is nothing wrong with doing business. There is nothing wrong with doing work. There is nothing wrong with enjoying life.

The body only needs, during your busy process, giving him 2-3 minutes every half hour to acknowledge his existence.

How do you acknowledge the existence of the body?

In our two days YEIC training we introduced and discussed many small movements exercises.

The simplest little act is to pay attention to your breathing. Wow, suddenly we find that we were too busy just now, forgetting that our body is breathing. Enjoy breathing for 2-3 minutes.

There are many different little acts/movements to choose from. From the YEIC training, we understand the theories behind the small movements, such as “Qi”, “Qi mechanics”, “Meridians”, “Acupoints”, “Visceral organs”, “Yin and Yang”

Especially in busy schedule with stress, mood swing, emotions such as tension, worry, fear, and anger, we have a demonstration in the training class, how to calm down the negative emotions in just a few minutes.

These habits of small movements every half hour every day will be much more effective than the exercise, or Qigong you do once a week, or traveling abroad to beautiful scenic places every year.

With this good habit, our mind is inseparable from our body, our body is yin, and our attention to the body is yang. Both yin and yang are interdependent, and neither party can exist separately from the other side.

This discussion involves a few key concepts which are elaborated in the 2-day YEIC training class , or on-line training for learners outside Malaysia.
“Yellow Emperor’s Internal Classics 黄帝内经”, “Qi”, “Meridian 经络”, “Acupoint 穴位”, “Emotional 五情”, “Five Gods 五神”, “Organs Function 脏腑功能”.

“Words in Chinese are texts from the book YEIC, 3000 years ago.”

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How crying comes about?

It is common we cry with tears when we feel sad, especially for ladies.

Sometimes tears with running nose.

How do we explain physiologically the happening, tears and running nose?

Yellow Emperor’s Inner Classic (YEIC) says : “Heart manifests in Happiness”, likewise, heart also manifests sadness.

Hence in extreme happiness and sadness, the heart is “moved”, causing imbalance. And extra energy is necessary to restore balance. Such energy, the old sages called “Qi-Blood”.

YEIC also says “Liver is responsible for distribution of Qi and Blood”. Then, in the above case, the Qi-Blood must be directed to the heart.

As the Liver is doing extra work to deliver the Qi-blood, energy, Liver also needs extra energy (qi-blood), which is drawn from the Kidneys, the reservoirs of energy, This reservoir is like Retirement Fund, meant to be used at old age. YEIC says, “Kidneys stores Essence”.

Kidneys are represented by Water as per 5-element theory. And indeed Kidneys are in charge of body fluids, including urine.

YEIC says, the fluid part of the Liver is tears. And Kidneys direct the fluids to the Liver.

YEIC also says “Liver manifests in Eyes”. Then on one hand, Liver delivers Qi-Blood to the heart, Kidneys supply fluid (a form of energy or fuel) to the Liver too. The by-product of the above Liver operation is Tears.

To supply Qi-blood, obviously we need Qi to move the blood. This requires the working function of Lungs, taking in air through breathing. YEIC says : Lungs manifests in running nose fluid. And Lungs manifest at nose. Then we have running nose.

With excessive discharge of tears and running nose fluids, the digestion is affected. No appetite for foods, then lack of foods as nutrients to make fresh Qi-Blood.

Hence excessive emotional upheavals harm Heart, Lungs, Liver, Kidneys and Spleen.

That is why ancients sages consider the importance of emotions affecting health.

In fact, any time, whatever activities, emotional, mental, or manual work, energy or Qi-blood is consumed. If excessive, health imbalance is caused, as all 5 key organs are affected.

In the extreme case of sadness with non stop crying, the kidney-essence maybe excessively consumed. And the person may go blind, or all sorts of illnesses.

If you ask Western doctors about sadness, tears and running nose, how would they explain?

Likely they say : “No big deal, it is natural.” or “there are tears glands, tears are secretion, ..” and they do not have other theories to explain further.

Isn’t it typical that Western Medicine cannot explain fully many illnesses, but vaguely say nervous system in the case of Parkinson or dementia. But they offer you medicines and surgical procedures. Funny, ya?

Does it mean that one should not have emotions, no crying is better?

Not so.

If a child never has any emotions, no sadness, no anger, no fear …etc

Then it reflects the organs functionalities are out of balance. All are needed in moderation, the key philosophy of YEIC.

Actually children crying does not necessarily indicate sadness, but activating the functions of the lungs and hearts etc. They cry at one moment, and laugh and play when you shift their attention.

Not long ago, I had a coaching . counselling case. She has a lot of sad stories, and she said she had run out of tears. During coaching, she only used her mind to communicate with me, no emotions.

One day, something big and negative triggers her emotions deeply. She seems like totally collapsed and called me urgently. When I met up with her, in her emotional stage, she was able to release her emotions and her breathing became calmer and we had a more effective coaching session.

Sadness is energy. Emotion is energy. Energy can be transformed.

Now do you appreciate more and more the ancients wisdom, 3000 years ago they gave us principles and theories to explain and understand many phenomena and how to strengthen the organs functionalities, which is like the immune system.

This discussion involves a few key concepts which are elaborated in the 2-day YEIC training class, or On-Line training for overseas learners outside Malaysia.
“Organs Functions 五脏六腑功能”,”Hearts manifests in Joy and Sadness 心主喜”, “Liver function in distribution 肝主疏泄”,”Kidneys store Essence 肾藏精”,”Kidneys represented by Water 肾主水”,”Liver manifests in tears 肝其液在泪”,”Liver opening in eyes 肝开窍于目”,”Lungs has function in fluid like running nose 肺其液在涕”,”Lungs opening at nose 肺开窍于鼻”.
Words in Chinese are texts from the book YEIC, 3000 years ago”

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 Andrew Wong
EP Coach / Trainer / Facilitator.
心理辅导师 / 培训老师 / 带动集团学习师
Hp +6012 606 1525

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