Ok, I am ready to call it what it is. I have started to feel Chi in my body.

String him up, he took another step down the woo woo path.

That’s right, that mystical “energy” you always hear about associated with eastern medicine and martial arts. That thing that even though, I want to believe its real, my western mind says, “No way to prove it, your making shit up. You cant trust your own internal instruments.”

I have felt it a number of different ways, sometimes it feels like weight that I can shift around with wherever my attention goes. Sometimes it feels like increased circulation in certain parts of the body, and sometimes, like 10 minutes ago, it feels like a little point light traveling through the body attached to, again, wherever my attention goes inside my body.

Attention is weird. The more I meditate the more I have become acutely aware of a specific point in which my mind actually is.

Right now it mostly lives in three different spots, either in the center of my head, my dantian, or my feet.

These are the areas that come with the most awareness with them, but I am able to shift it around the body at will at times.

Now when I say chi like a point light… I mean that once my attention goes to one of those points the area around it “lights up” almost draws power from that point and i am able to “feel” or become aware of a sphere around it that was almost numb before.

Or…Maybe its not chi at all, maybe its just increased focused awareness.

Whatever it is, the more I pay attention, the larger the point light gets. So I am just going to keep practicing.



3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Malcolm Dean
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 11:50:38

    “This is GOLD,” Master Zhang said, “Pay attention, pay attention, pay attention!”



  2. Annie Dean
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 12:08:15

    Adam, thanks for posting your experiences and discoveries. We are stardust, we are golden…. we don’t really understand what we are….. the practice of qigong is a wonderful container for learning to “see/be” ourselves as we truly are.

    “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.” ~ Rumi



  3. Jonell Kelsey
    Jan 14, 2016 @ 13:36:07

    I am so happy you are keeping a log of this journey. I am paying attention and looking for this understanding too. So strange how everybody seems to have a different piece of the puzzle.



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