10 Aug 2020

Without vision, our actions are merely impulses. But with vision they become creative acts in the service of transformation.

Once we've met our immediate survival needs, we begin to think about thrival. We make choices from a heart felt place and develop higher aspects...

5 Aug 2020

The heart chakra is fairly self explanatory. It's about being open hearted. When our first three energy centres are relatively balanced then we can evolve into a truly loving person. We begin to cultivate the deeper qualities of service and compassion.

The Sanskrit word...

2 Aug 2020

The solar plexus is about emerging out of survival and stepping into our personal power! 

It relates to self esteem and ambition. Confident and motivated people will be abundant in this energy centre. In Sanskrit the word for this centre is Manipura, which means city of...

28 Jul 2020

The chakras are energy centres within the body, and all of our experiences are filtered through them. They're both physical and metaphysical.

2020 has felt pretty surreal for me. I found very little comfort from external sources, so had to really dig deep and get my Sel...

22 Jul 2020

Two people visit a Zen Master (thank goodness there's always one around when you need advice).

The person man asks: “I’m thinking of moving to this city. What’s it like?”

The Master asks: “What's it like in your current city?”

The person replies: “Oh it's the worst, I don...

19 Jul 2020

The human body, at peace with itself,

Is more precious than the rarest gem.

Cherish your body,

It is yours this one time only.

The human form is won with difficulty,

It is easy to lose.

All worldly things are brief,

Like lightning in the sky;

This life you must...

14 Jul 2020

I love zen stories, small and insightful little nudges in the right direction... But I've also pondered if they're also about getting me to wash up. Read this story, and let me know what you think!?

A student has arrived at the monastery and they're excited to start tra...