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Early Morning Rituals to Set Your Daily Rhythm

December 1, 2019

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November 30, 2017

A friend of mine recently introduced me to a concept that she calls “Beaver-Retriever.” This special animal hybrid works really hard (Beaver), and then hopes for a pat on the head (Retriever).

So many of us suffer from Beaver-Retriever syndrome. We think that hard work will earn us a special acknowledgment, outcome, or result. And sometimes it does! Thus further enhancing the wiring of Beaver-Retriever into our neural network (our patterned ways of being).

But more often than not, acting fro...

November 15, 2017

“[In autumn,] Go to rest early and rise early,

get up together with the chicken.

Let the mind be peaceful and tranquil, so as

to temper the punishment carried out in autumn.

Collect the sprit qi and

cause the autumn qi to be balanced.

Do not direct your mind to the outside and

cause the lung qi to be clear.

This is the correspondence with the qi of autumn and

it is the Way to nourish gathering.”

~Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen, chaprer 2, translated by Paul U. Unschuld and Hermann Tessenow

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November 2, 2017

A colleague who I trust and respect was recently telling me about their newest business venture, a consultancy business, which they were starting up on top of their private acupuncture practice AND on top of their 9-5 as a wellness consultant for a large corporation.

WOWZA I thought! I felt tired and anxious just hearing about all that they were doing.

Yet this person was sincerely excited and energized by taking on a big brand-new venture.

When the sensations of envy and disbelief start to c...

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