Value in Emptiness
tao te ching | non doing | Verse 11 | yin yang

Value in Emptiness

Importance of Non-being How can emptiness be of any value? Emptiness can be the very purpose of an existence. When we value something, our attention is often on what we can see or touch.  For example, when you see a pot, your attention is likely to be on its shape, its colours, workmanship and the material…

Stress & Yin Yang Balance
verse 16 | yinyang balance

Stress & Yin Yang Balance

Yin-yang balance is a state of harmony. If yin is what you want and yang is what you can do, there is no imbalance between the two forces in the state of yin-yang balance. They match! It is a wonderful state of emotional stability that allows you to focus more, leading to better productivity and achievements….

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…