Category Archives: Mindfulness

Fear Itself

Fear is a tightening of the chest, a shackle to the ground, the knife that clips our wings.  At the beginning of anything new, often before the very first step into the perceived abyss, fear cautions and cajoles, warns, and works to keep us from starting.  We should feel this fear completely, acknowledge its presence,… Read more »

Sacred Breath

Each breath is a sacred act.  You have been given life and a moment by moment reminder of this exists within the act of breathing.  Something of such importance is given no attention by us unless it becomes difficult to do.  Breathing is automatic, until it is not, but only in those rare instances that… Read more »

Qi Gong Part 1

“Chi kung” or “Qi gong” is a general term used in reference to different practices – some moving, some static, some meditative/contemplative – but all involving the accumulation, movement, and storage of “qi”.  That then leads to the question as to what is chi? That would be the part where one stumbles a bit. Qi… Read more »