Hexagram 24 – Return

Hexagram 24 – Return

Long time now, you’ve been feeling off the path in some vital respect – feeling as if you’ve been deprived of your birthright, as if the Tao had relinquished you on some level, as if perhaps you’d been playing the game all wrong and had led yourself up a blind alley.

Weekend Special – Smile From Your Eyes

Weekend Special – Smile From Your Eyes

The Taoists came up with a model a few thousand years ago to explain the constricting-expanding, difficult-easy, static-dynamic, ebb-flow motion of the ocean of life and called it yin and yang.

Weekend Special –  Subtle Psychospatial Adjustment

Weekend Special – Subtle Psychospatial Adjustment

Perhaps the main crux of the self-development process is expanding your capacity for communication: communication between the warring factions within...

Willing to be ordinary

Willing to be ordinary

The crazed cult of momentary celebrity attests to the sense that people, in ever increasing numbers, are aspiring to being and/or being seen to be extraordinary. The urge to be and/or be seen to be extraordinary, is an attempt to become immortal – obviously not one founded on good sense, as a walk through any graveyard full of the bones of extraordinary people will confirm, but a powerfully compelling one nonetheless.

Training yourself to be ordinary

Training yourself to be ordinary

When you’re feeling at odds with yourself or out of sorts in any way, do you notice how you automatically...

Genees al je pijn

Genees al je pijn

Denken vanuit je hoofd zorgt ervoor dat je overmatig op jezelf gericht raakt. Gefocust op jezelf vergeet je te geven...

The busiest part of your district

The busiest part of your district

As far as I can tell, with rare exceptions, everyone is in a state of conflict with themselves. Which is evidently how it should be.

Serendipity occurring at every turn

Serendipity occurring at every turn

People-gazing as I do, using a diagnostic eye trained with over 30 years of Chinese medicine and physiognomy, I often...

The fullness of time

The fullness of time

The main thing, I always find with all this manifesting business, this stumbling like the sorcerer’s apprentice through your experiments with reality, is not to take any of it too seriously.

Dance of the Tao

Dance of the Tao

It gets clearer and clearer, the further along the path you go, that the journey itself is the destination, or...