Month: September 2018

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Perfection/Letting go

I find it very interesting that “perfection” and “letting go” are placed in the same category in Chinese medicine. If we are call the process of growth, the process of perfection, then the Western world we believe that process is additive. So if we want to grow we must do more things, sign up to that fitness class to lose weight, learn a language…whatever … Read More Perfection/Letting go

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Bim-Bam-Boo

For some of those born in 1996, 1987, 1978, 1969, 1960,1951 or 1942 they have what is called the bamboo personality. Like the bamboo they are very flexible and adaptable, having a talent to deal with change, travel and especially different personalities. But because of this natural flexibility it means they are prey to influence which greatly affects their decision making . They’ll hear … Read More Bim-Bam-Boo

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A heavy load…

There’s this story of a traveling Buddhist monk, who was sent off from the monastery with one bag and told never to open it until it became too much. “Fine,” he thought to himself. “More mumbo jumbo. I hate this place anyway.” He began to walk down the mountain, through the most beautiful meadows, the most luscious pine forests, streams laughed and sparkled at … Read More A heavy load…

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Philosopher’s forehead

Do you consider yourself a thinker? Are you interested in philosophy? Or the deeper mysteries of life? If you notice the curved lines in the upper corners of this gentleman’s head, they the signs of an expansive mind. Not only is a serious thinker, he’s open minded overall, not limited to rules or linear thinking. So instead of deliberating over tiny steps this man … Read More Philosopher’s forehead