Start Your Day by Wanting Less
wuwei | Tao habits

Start Your Day by Wanting Less

One of the biggest reasons why people feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and burned out is that they are too accommodating — when faced with clamouring demand for their time and attention. The fact is you have only so much time and energy and the demands of modern life is constantly increasing.  It’s very easy to get…

Why is staying simple not simple?
Tao stories | tao te ching | Verse 19

Why is staying simple not simple?

Are you making things unnecessarily complex? The new disciple is excited when he’s seeing the Master for the first time.  He jumps at the opportunity and curiously asks, “How do you practice Tao, Sir?” “When you are hungry, eat,” thoughtfully the master says, “When you are tired, sleep.” The answer is astonishingly simple to the disciple,…

Cyclical Movement of Tao
What is Tao

Cyclical Movement of Tao

Cyclical Movement and Taoist philosophy Are things in this world moving along a straight line or in a cyclical manner? Those who are used to linear thinking would see it as a straight line.  After a day, it’s a night.  After life, it’s death.  What else can that be? It can, therefore, be puzzling when…