Weird dream last night Grasshopper.
Me, my family and all my friends were making our way to safety.
For some reason the world was overrun by zombies.
My mum had got separated from the group but was in walkie-talkie contact with us.
Me and the group reached safety.
I immediately climbed up a tower with a pair of binoculars and a walkie-talkie so I could guide my mum to our camp.
She was about half a click away when it happened.
I’d seen a group of zombies heading her way.
All she needed to do was head right and she miss them by enough of a margin for her to reach safety.
I radioed this message to my mum, but she didn’t reply.
I zeroed in on her last location and could see she’d put the walkie-talkie down whilst she’d gone to pick some blackberries off a nearby bush.
“Mum, zombies are coming your way, you’ve got to move right NOW!”
The zombies were getting closer.
Soon they’d be right on top of her.
Why couldn’t she hear them?
Why had she put the walkie-talkie down?
Why had she stopped walking to safety just to pick some blackberries?
I continued shouting into the walkie-talkie hoping beyond hope she’d hear my shouts.
I screamed down to the group to fetch me a rifle, I’d use it to attract her attention.
But it was too late.
The zombies had got my mum.
I couldn’t look.
I see this kind of thing a lot.
No, not zombies eating people I love.
I see students and clients focusing on the wrong things at the wrong times.
Take your Qigong practice for example.
Too many folks focus all their attention on Qigong Exercises, without ever realising it’s Qigong skills that are important.
And your practice is not a great time to start thinking about:
- What to have for breakfast
- Stuff you’ve got to do later that day
- Who said what to who and why
And all that other good stuff floating around inside your noggin.
Focusing on the right things at the right time is the key to success with Qigong.
Heck, it’s the key to success in most things I reckon.
In my book: Shaolin Chi Kung on pages 49 and 50 I’ll share a simple way to keep your mind focused during standing meditation.
* On pages 134 and 135 I’ll give you a simple 3 step plan for handling disturbances to your practice without them scattering your Qi/Chi.
* On page 140 (Chi Kung Don’t #6) you’ll be reminded how to tame The Monkey Mind so you can get the benefits of your practice with less frustration.
* The other 145 pages of Shaolin Chi Kung are pretty cool too.
They’ll show you clearly, step by step how to develop the 3 essential skills of Qigong that hardly anybody knows about.
You’ll also discover 18 of the best Qigong exercises for living a happier, healthier and longer life.
And more Qigong goodness than you can shake a gnarly stick at.
As if all that wasn’t enough, I’ve even put a collection of short videos together showing you what each exercise should look like.
You’ll find them on the download page.
Sound useful to you?
Bye for now
P.S. What is it with zombies?
I feel like they’re everywhere these days.
Comics, books, films, TV series.
There doesn’t seem to be an end to the increasing popularity of zombies in our culture.
I wonder what that says about us?
But I tell ya, I wish Qigong was enjoying such attention.
For those of you smart enough to know a good thing when you see it, check out my Shaolin Chi Kung book here.