The idea that there exists three separate energies within the being is perhaps best articulated by traditional Chinese medicine.
Traditional Chinese medicine calls these three energies the "three treasures."
The following are the three treasures, and I want to use a candle as an analogy to describe each one of them:
Qigong, the ancient practice of adjusting the body, breath, and mind, has been largely ignored by the western medical system, yet continues to gain prominence through an increase in academic studies that prove its beneficial effects and tendency to relieve symptoms of disease and improve functioning in the human body and mind.
Originating in China as far back as 4,000 years, qigong is perhaps one of the simplest and easiest ways to increase health that does not require financial expenditure or access to any people, locations, or resources beyond ourselves.
So let’s take a more detailed look at why qigong is so great and how we can practice it…