Wu Wei

Wu wei – difficult, but practising… small baby steps….in daily life …with discipline … and leaving the mind empty to a great extent… .wu wei may mean effortless action, but it is all about “doing” and not worrying about outcomes… Eg: moving away from hurt … it is easy and tempting to hit back or…

Shoppers who keep shopping…and can’t stop

Overconsumption is destroying us, yet shopping is “our solace, our sedative: consumerism is the opiate of the masses.” Quoted from an article in the NYT, and from the guy who gave the revolutionary Occupy Wall Street movement its name, it sums up my state of affairs as 2012 fades into memory. I go out to…

Sprungli from Luxembourg

– The oh-so-cute macaroons in miniature that sat beguliling nestled in a box… I found them so cute as they rolled around, I watched fascinated and then popped one in my mouth. What a delightful sensory experience – crunchy, melting, sweet, buttery – -they offered. For one starved of sugars, salt, fat and all things…