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First, a little background. Throughout high school, my face was nearly 100% clear nearly 100% of the time. Sure, I got the occasional zit here or there, but I was never self conscious about my skin. My college years followed suit–a pimple every now and then, but nothing major. Now, out of college, my skin has taken a drastic turn for the worse! Because I take such good care of my skin (you can read more on that here and here), I decided it was high time for me to put my researcher’s cap on and find out why I am starting to break out now…as an adult!

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I love it when I come across these delightful etiquette cheat sheets, especially ones like this sample place setting that removes all fear and apprehension out of setting a formal table. It even lets you know what is okay to gracefully 'attack' with your fingers and how to properly rest your utensils on your plate to signal that you are done!

It’s just like this: when you practice TQi-Gong or Taijiquan, you just have to run the Qi-Gong or Taijiquan form. You just do it a lot. Like daily. No matter which form or which style you prefer, you have to do the form.

Of course you can have a closer look at the Taijiquan moves, do push hands, Qi Gong, and meditation. But basically it  practise, practise and practise once again. Let's be honest: sometimes that is just a bit boring! I practice only one form. It is a long form, but it still is only one form. So I repeat it, repeat, rerun, retry, and repeat once more day in day out.Because I plan to do this till the end of my life, I need to make the form interesting. Usually I try to practice whatever we talked about in the last lesson, just to understand it in more depth.