Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching
01 03 2023
The first blog of the new year is on being (like) water and staying in movement. So let us begin.
On the 4th Week of my MBSR: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program, we cover the topic “What is Stress?” The chapter of the MBSR Handbook on Stress has the preceding quote from Tao Te Ching. In nature, life, universe, all beings are in constant motion. Electrons are always on the go, planets keep revolving and moving, each cell of our bodies vi…
Today is Valentine’s Day.. But many of us now call it the Day of Love.. May we live each day, each moment, each second, feeling, receiving and transmitting pure love and compassion in breath, intention, thought, body and action..
So, honoring this day of love and loving, I wanted to offer “hugging meditation” as a practice. It is a practice introduced by dear Thay (Thich Nhat Hanh). I have not yet written about him, his teachi…
Welcome to another Heartful Contemplation of the week.
This week, the invitation is to use the energy of Winter to reflect gently and joyfully on what needs attending to in ourselves ..
Ancient cultures lived more in tune with the rhythms of nature, learning great wisdom from the cycles, strategies, ways of being of animals, plants, mountains, seas, clouds and stars.. Taoism is one among many of those traditions. In Qiqong t…
This week onwards, I invite us to begin each week together with a heartful (sister term of mindful :)) contemplation. Take in the words, the concepts, and put it in our hearts to simmer through the week. Let us discover together what gifts we receive on this through the week.. We may smile and collect the insights that come our way on the theme, caught by surprise at the synchronicity at times..
I offer “interbeing” or “interd…