Guiding The Way The Tao Is Guiding You

Guiding The Way The Tao Is Guiding You

There’s a game used in Tai Chi practice commonly known as ‘sticking’ wherein you pair off with someone and one of you elects to be leader. The follower places their palm on the back of the leader’s hand using only the metaphorical 4 ounces (110 grams) of pressure, no more, no less, and closes their eyes. The leader, with eyes open, then

Following Rather Than Forcing Reality As A Strategy For All-Round Success

Following Rather Than Forcing Reality As A Strategy For All-Round Success

You do have to be brave to follow the Tao. Following the Tao often puts you at odds with your...

Win The Game Without Even Trying

Win The Game Without Even Trying

You have a function of mind dedicated entirely to resisting the new – new information in whatever form it comes:...

Focusing On Serving Others As The Key To Success – Part II

Focusing On Serving Others As The Key To Success – Part II

Serving others may sound like a real drag or too saintly to be possible and a nice idea if you didn’t have bills to pay and jobs to do and didn't already have a load of people depending on you and taking up your

Focusing On Serving Others As The Key To Success

Focusing On Serving Others As The Key To Success

While you may think that the purpose of today is to gain as much advantage for yourself as possible in...

Hexagram 41 – Loss, reduction, decrease

Hexagram 41 – Loss, reduction, decrease

Oh, oh, you think when you see this hexagram, so it’s going to be a shitty week of losing things, of having less of things and that will suck but think again, honourable truth-seeker. This hexagram from the ineffably mysterious oracle, presages

WEEKEND SPECIAL – Bring it on

WEEKEND SPECIAL – Bring it on

Fresh from a vigorous round of tai chi, pa kua, hsing I and white crane, capped by some deep chi gung, I am filled with light both from the coming morning sun and from that mysterious place within accessible during practice – and I’ve been aware of you, thinking of you, looking for ways to t

WEEKEND SPECIAL – Expect Miracles

WEEKEND SPECIAL – Expect Miracles

Imagine a pair of loving arms holding you throughout the weekend ahead and beyond. Imagine these arms belonged to a...

Drive For Perfection

Drive For Perfection

The drive for perfection fascinates me. It’s naturally a fruitless endeavour, striving for perfection, as it truly doesn’t exist on the material plane, unless you choose to view the whole, including all imperfections, to be perfect as it is. And yet, at

The Strength To Clear Up Any Mess

The Strength To Clear Up Any Mess

You are blessed with the ability to overcome any obstacles – you merely have to believe. You are blessed with...