Ancient Chinese literati health
Sleeping method: Lu You, a poet of the Southern Song Dynasty, reads books at night, generally taking the second step (equivalent to 10 o’clock in the evening) as the limit.
He believes that sleep is the best way to eliminate fatigue, often staying up late, inevitably dizzy, memory decline.
Meditation: The talented writer of the Northern Song Dynasty, Su wiped the meditation method.
He once built a “Xi Xuan”, and the title of the day: “Nothing to sit still, one day is two days, if you live seventy years, it is one hundred and forty.
The sit-in method requires a correct posture, two eyes closed, the whole body is relaxed, naturally absorbed, Ning Shen static, intention to defend Dantian, each time can be 15-30 minutes, he said that this is the brain’s best resting method.
Walking method: The ancients can not sit down to work or go to bed after each meal.
For example, the Southern Song Dynasty thinker, medical scientist Tao Hongjing said: “Satiated food, do not have to sit and lie, want to walk and do it.”
“When walking, you should slow down.”
Bathing: Regular bathing and dressing is almost a good hygienic habit. It also helps to keep your mind clear, your body comfortable and relieve fatigue.
Shen Jingzhong, a literati in the Song Dynasty, said: “The clothes are washed frequently, and the body is bathed with incense, and the body is bathed.
Leisure method: arrange the courtyard, plant flowers and grass, feed birds and raise fish, make the environment elegant, can adjust the pace of life, and cultivate the mood.
The poet of the Ming Dynasty, the opera singer Gao Zeng, once wrote “The Adventures of Yan Leisure”, which is an important part of literati health.
The travel method: Su Wu said: “Jiangshan Fengyue, this is the main owner, the idler is the master.
“Using the holidays to go out and explore, to plunge into nature, to explore the raiders, can make people feel sorrowful, tired, depressed and placed outside.
The Traveling Method: It is to affix a lot of landscape paintings to the four walls of the living room in the case of high and weak, and to enjoy the scenery.
The famous painter Ni Kuang of the Yuan Dynasty called “a daisy” as a collateral in the poem “Gu Zhongzhen sees imitation”.