Posts from the ‘The Life Coaching Series’ category

Floating

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Tao Te Ching Lao Tzu Zen Teachings on the Taoist Classic Takuan Soho Translated by Thomas…

Slice and Dice | Just A Bit

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Budo Mind and Body Training Secrets of the Japanese Martial Arts By: Nicklaus Suino   “Perceiving…

Green Shoots

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Tao Te Ching By: Lao Tzu Translated By Stephen Mitchell   #76 Excerpt ” Men are…

Squeeze The Sponge

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Tao Of Jeet Kune Do By Bruce Lee   ” Sharpen the psychic power of seeing…

Get Angry!

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   We are told to control ourselves and suppress our anger, but too many…

Individualism

  The Millennial Male Advice Guide to Being a Man By The Hermit Poet   Make your own mark in life and you will not have…

Chasing After The Prize

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zen Keys By: Thich Nhat Hanh   (Excerpt) ” The giant bird has gone thousands of…

“Win At All Cost”

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Society accepts and even reveres ‘the win at all cost’ mentality as being…

Open Spigot

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Book Of Equanimity Illuminating Classic Zen Koans By: Gerry Shishin Wick   ” Seeking it…

Kindness

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Eihei Dogen Mystical Realist The Classic Introduction To Dogen’s Life And Teaching By: Hee-Jin Kim (Excerpt)…

Slowly Cooking The Soup

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Taoist Classics The Collected Translations of Thomas Cleary Volume Two   The Book of Balance and…

Is It All The Same?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Guiding Light of Lao Tzu By Henry Wei   Says Lao Tzu: “Misfortune is what…

Tired Of Trying?

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   It is okay to fail, but one should not keep playing the same…

The Pace Of Our Lives

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   “Mr. President, you have a meeting in 6 minutes.” Is every minute of…

Consideration

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Not Always So Practicing The True Spirit Of Zen Shunryu Suzuki   ” Instead of respecting…

Flat Lake

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Essential Teachings Of Zen Master Hakuin  (1686-1769) Translated By Norman Waddell   “If you want…

TIME | Vanishing Time

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The 36 Secret Strategies Of The Martial Arts The Classic Chinese Guide for Success in War,…

Wisdom | A Life Long Search

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Undying Lamp of Zen The Testament of Zen Master Torei Translated by Thomas Cleary  …

Ride Life’s Encounters

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: How To Raise An Ox Zen Practice as Taught in Master Dogen’s Shobogenzo By Francis Dojun…

Disappointment

  Have you ever been disappointed?  I’m not talking about losing a game to a friend, but a major drop to your knees failure. Not just…

Holding On To Individuality

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Courage The Joy Of Living Dangerously By: Osho   The Politics Of Numbers “In a society,…

Perspective From The Other Side

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Book Of Five Rings  Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645) Translated By Thomas Cleary   Becoming The Opponent…

Possessions

  I cherish the Burmese black marble Buddha in my garden. How would I feel if one day the statue disappeared? Would I be sad? It…

The Exit

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Art Of Strategy A New Translation of Sun Tzu’s Classic The Art of War By…

Confusion

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Life- Giving Sword Secret Teachings from the House of the Shogun The classic text on…

Give & Take

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Thick Face Black Heart The Warrior Philosophy For Conquering The Challenges Of Business And Life By:…

The Food We Eat | Salmon

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Loaded with good nutrition, Salmon is easy to prepare and an economical way…

Let Go

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Living the Martial Way How to develop attitudes based on the ancient Asian martial arts. (A…

No Thought

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Qigong Meditation Embryonic Breathing By: Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming   Confucius said: ” Only knowing (how to)…

1st Time

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Dogen’s  Extensive Record A Translation Of The Eihei Koroku Translated By: Taigen Dan Leighton & Shohaku…

The Flow

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Secret Tactics Lessons from the Great Masters of Martial Arts By: Kazumi Tabata Publisher: Tuttle  …

Keeping A Low Profile

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Training The Samurai Mind A Bushido SourceBook Translated and Edited By Thomas Cleary Publisher: Shambhala  …

Inner Strength

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Kung Fu Book of Wisdom Sage Advice From The Original TV Series By Herbie J…

How To Treat A Woman

  The Millennial Male Advice Guide to Being a Man By The Hermit Poet   Women are the most beautiful creatures on the planet. Whether you…

Change | Ego | Happiness

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: The Places That Scare You A Guide To Fearlessness in Difficult Times By: Pema Chodron Pages…

Finding The Way

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Classics of Buddhism And Zen Volume Two (Zen Reader) Page 129 The Collected Translations Of Thomas Cleary…

Messy Garage?

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema     You are not alone if your garage resembles a dumping ground.  25%…

Appearances

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Searching through a slew of quotations about appearances and a person’s true nature,…

Daily Lies

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Truth is crucial for our lives to remain real.  It is the solid…

Dishwashing Wars

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   A domestic argument regarding loading a dishwasher happens in 40% of the kitchens…

Nothing Special

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Shunryu Suzuki From Book: Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind  (Page 46)   Nothing Special “If you continue…

The Fitness Undertake

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Half of Americans are reported to have tried to lose weight.  26 million…

Time Games

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Like handcuffs, time restrains movement and limits our lives.  In vain, one struggles…

No-Mind

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Huineng (638-713) Book: The Art of Shaolin Kung Fu by Wong Kiew Kit (page 196)  …

Under The Hood

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Zhuge Liang (181-234 AD) Mastering The Art Of War The Way Of The General  Pages 221-222…

What For?

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Master Lin-Chi (Died 866 AD)   Phantoms, illusions, empty flowers- Why trouble yourself trying to grasp…

Just Be

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source:   Hakuin Ekaku (1685-1768) “Everyone is born a Buddha. Why start seeking and trying to become one?…

Vanishing Serenity

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Poem by: Saigyo (1118-90) From the book: The Japanese Tea Garden By Marc Peter Keane (Page…

The Scarecrow

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: Poem by Bukkoku Kokushi (1241-1316)   Though not consciously trying to guard the rice fields from…

Harmony vs. Disarray

Nibbling On Asian History and Philosophy Series:   Source: Who Is Dogen Zenji?        Illumination From Our Feet   Arranging our shoes neatly, we bring…