Category Archives: Zen way

Positive thinking

Ascertain your true nature.[…] As you think, so you become. Think that you are great, you are great. Think that you are hopeless, certainly you will become hopeless. Don’t give room for negative thinking. Always have positive, positive, positive thoughts. … Continue reading

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Simpliest things

The simpliest things are the most difficult ones.   martialspirit

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Thoughts…

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Who we are

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Life

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” (Lao Tzu)

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Nothingness

“To be attached to nothingness can lead one to detachment.  Wisdom must encompass compassion.  Action must be effortless the Tao Te Ching  says it like this “He does nothing, but there is nothing he does not do.” in The Zen … Continue reading

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Zen

“Flow with whatever may happen,  and let your mind be free: Stay centered by accepting whatever you are doing.” (Zhuangzi)             Image Source

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“Civility is claiming and caring for one’s identity, needs and beliefs without degrading someone else’s in the process.” …and it begins with us. Civility is about more than merely being polite, although being polite is an excellent start. Civility fosters … Continue reading

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Self-limitations

Should we limit ourselves to certain “limited beliefs”? To me, having and knowing our own limits means to know ourselves. Means also to transcend ourselves. Only then we can know our limits: in our jobs, in your daily routines, in … Continue reading

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“Mercury”, by Kitaro

GOOD NIGHT

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Changing your Mind

(…) “CHANGING YOUR MIND The key to becoming internal in your study of Karate is being able to ‘change your mind.’ This does not mean that you must continually vacillate. It means that you must continually seek to grow beyond … Continue reading

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Unify Mind and Body

“When the body (a physical manifestation of technique, posture, breathing stance, etc.) and the mind (that part of our being that directs internal energy and controls mental imagery) become one in training, the body’s physical force becomes magnified and intensified. … Continue reading

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Word of the Day: FOCUS

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Here and Now

 “If you place your mind on the movements of your opponent, your mind is absorbed by the movements of your opponent. If your mind is on the sword of your opponent, your mind is absorbed by the sword of your … Continue reading

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Chi Kung (Qigong) Gallery

What is Qigong? Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. The word Qigong (Chi Kung) is made up of two Chinese words. Qi is pronounced chee and is usually translated … Continue reading

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