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…

Examples of Wuwei
tao te ching | verse 37 | wuwei

Examples of Wuwei

While wuwei is effortless, arriving at the state of wuwei usually requires effort The key takeaway of Tao Te Ching is the concept of wuwei, which literally means non-doing, or doing nothing. “The Tao never does, yet through it everything is done. If princes and dukes can keep the Tao, the world will of its own…

All that glitters is not gold
non doing | tao te ching | verse 58 | wuwei

All that glitters is not gold

To identify the real opportunities, be honest with yourself. What should you do when opportunity strikes? “Jump at it, of course,” you are likely to say. Opportunity waits for no man, so it is only natural that you should grab it tight when it emerges. What if, however, you’re not ready? A seemingly golden opportunity can…

Tao Gives You More Freedom
Gentleness | tao te ching | Verse 78 | wuwei

Tao Gives You More Freedom

If you want to be free and powerful, learn to be water. Although soft and yielding, water can wear away the hardest rock in the world. Water is powerful because it does not resist. When there is no resistance, there is no draining of energy on frustration, depression or fierce fighting for the defense of…

To have a life of DOING you need to NOT DO
non doing | wuwei

To have a life of DOING you need to NOT DO

Entrepreneur and son of rocket scientist Will Rosenzweig talks about Tao Grew up in Southern California — the heartbeat of one of the most explosive entrepreneurial period in history — with a rocket-scientist father, Will Rosenzweig is an entrepreneur managing a portfolio of companies. With that kine of background, you would expect that Will Rosenzweige…

What does ‘non-doing’ mean?
Lao Tzu | tao te ching | Verse 25 | wuwei

What does ‘non-doing’ mean?

Wuwei or non-doing is not just about doing nothing Wuwei is a Chinese word, written as 无为in simplified Chinese, and 無為 in traditional Chinese. It is a key concept of Taoism, and the central theme of Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching.  Not knowing its true meaning risk missing the wisdom. The word may be literally translated as ‘doing…