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Yin and Yang

Yin and Yang

Yin and yang (or yin-yang) is a complex relational concept in Chinese culture that has developed over thousands of years. The philosophy is at least 3,500 years old, discussed in the ninth-century BCE text known as I Ching or Book of Changes, and influences the philosophies of Taoism and...

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Feng Shui

Feng Shui

Almost 6,000 years ago originating in China, Feng Shui referred to as ‘Chinese Geomancy’ is a pseudoscientific traditional practice. “Feng” means wind and “shui” means water. The philosophy of feng shui is a practice of arranging the pieces in living spaces in order to create balance with the...

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Forest bathing

Forest bathing

Spending time in nature good for our bodies and minds. From the fresh air, to the gentle sounds of nature, to the feel of sunlight on our skin, keep our feeling refreshed, restored and revitalized. The art of slowing down in nature has a name. Forest bathing, or shinrin yoku as it is called in...

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Black Holes

Black Holes

Black holes are the strangest objects in the Universe. A black hole does not have a surface, like a planet or star. Instead, it is a region of space where matter has collapsed in on itself. This catastrophic collapse results in a huge amount of mass being concentrated in an incredibly small area....

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