Focusing on the Rainbows

Focusing on the Rainbows

  With so much change going on in the outside world and in my inner world, I am choosing to focus on the rainbows in my life instead of fixating on the clouds. What does that mean? For me, it’s choosing to step out of the rabbit hole sooner rather than later....
10 Years of Chi Moments!

10 Years of Chi Moments!

  I thought it would be fun to share one insight from each year. I chose ones that stood out for me when I reread them. I invite you to read any and all that you feel called to do so. Please know, I am still writing because of you. My heart is full of gratitude...
Engaging Leads to Transcending

Engaging Leads to Transcending

Saturday, April 27, was the 25th anniversary of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day (WTCQD). Tai Chi and Qigong practitioners around the world practiced and shared their good ‘Qi’ (Chi) at 10am, starting in New Zealand and ending 26 hours later in Hawaii. The main downtown...
Change Without Grace

Change Without Grace

Easter Sunday, I opened an email from Sifu Clair, my Tai Chi brother, letting us know (with a link to a news article) that our beloved building, which we knew as encompassing the Red Lotus School of Movement and Urgyen Samten Ling (USL) Buddhist temple, had begun to...
Journaling Through Life

Journaling Through Life

I have a been journaling since the 7th grade, on and off throughout my life. It’s interesting to go back and look at what I thought was important, and the challenges that I went through that have brought me to where I am today. CHANGE. The one thing that is constant...
Creating Our S.H.I.E.L.D.

Creating Our S.H.I.E.L.D.

  Are you taking care of yourself as we begin our second month with the energy of the Yang Wood Dragon? Are you allowing Wood energy,  to ground you into your heart before making decisions? How bout taking time to slow down and observe your thoughts from a higher...
Shift or Change?

Shift or Change?

I have been pondering these two words, shift and change. Below you’ll find definitions I extracted from a longer article about their differences from thecontentauthority.com Shift A shift is a subtle or gradual change in something. It can refer to a change in...
Acceptance of What IS

Acceptance of What IS

  As I write about acceptance today, it’s Tuesday, January 9, 2024. It’s been 5 years, since my soul-sister, Trina transitioned from this earth into her next realm. It seems unreal how much time has passed, and yet it seems like yesterday we were laughing with...
Glorifying Busy Will Destroy Us

Glorifying Busy Will Destroy Us

We are in the mist of the 2023 holiday season, and my the question to you is “How are you doing?” Are you taking time for reflection, stillness, and conscious breaths? Or, are you allowing the busyness of the season to take control? Definition of control: to exercise...
Presence for the Holidays

Presence for the Holidays

This insight was written one week from Thanksgiving. Linear time seems to be escaping me more often than not. Which is perfect because wherever I go, there I am. Haven’t we heard this statement many times in different ways? The present moment contains past and...