What is Security?

What is Security?

To celebrate Chinese Language Day, let’s look at the Chinese word for “security”. Because my social legacy is all about creating Comfort for the Spirit. That means I’m intentionally curating a safe and warm space where people can feel a deep sense of...
Happy Year of the Tiger!

Happy Year of the Tiger!

February 1 was the official start of Tiger Year. Based on the lunar system, the Chinese calendar has Tiger Year running from Feb 1, 2022 through Jan 23, 2023. For those accustomed to a Western calendar, the Chinese refer to a lunar calendar, which is why New...
Connected to the breath of earth

Connected to the breath of earth

The Chinese phrase for “down to earth” is 接地气 (jiē dì qì), or “connected to the breath of earth.” I was thinking about this phrase the other day, because while the concepts are the same, the translations are a bit different.  In English, the idea of...