Do you ever feel like you need a little more qi in your life? What is qi? Pronounced CHē. Qi is a word that stems from the Chinese (Mandarin dialect) which literally translated means air or breath. However, the definition is "the circulating life force whose existence and properties are the basis of much Chinese philosophy and medicine" - reference Google Dictionary. I often feel I could use a little more "life force" to get through my daily grind!