Tony Gibson on June 6th, 2022

We can see all “around us life is bursting forth with miracles like a ray of sunshine, a flower, a leaf …and each human being can be regarded as a miracle. Eyes that can see thousands of colours, shapes and forms (Thick Nhat Hand).” Stories of miracles abound in many spiritual traditions however, I don’t […]

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Tony Gibson on June 6th, 2022

On the 21 June the winter solstice date we will experience the shortest day of the year. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) this solstice is at the height of the yin energy cycle which is a time for gathering energy, rest, renewal, in preparation for the upswing of the yang cycle marked by the coming […]

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Tony Gibson on May 2nd, 2022

I love what I do whether it is teaching oriental yoga or getting out on the wonderful coastal sand dunes planting and weeding. Both these activities lift your spirits and revitalise the body and mind. I was recently listening to a local radio gardening segment presenter who was talking about the benefits both physical and […]

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Tony Gibson on December 19th, 2021

On Sunday, as I rode to the Maroochy River a large eastern grey kangaroo stopped about 50 metres in front of me taking up a position right on the dotted white line in the middle of the road. I slowed down and the roo looked me in the eye but did not move. I thought […]

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Tony Gibson on November 30th, 2021

Chi is bio-electricity and the lower dantian is a bio-electric battery where energy can be stored. The breath can help you direct the energy. Deep breathing will help to leave energy deep inside the body. The 6 Turtles Smiling for Energy practice will build the lower dantian with energy to overflowing into the middle dantian […]

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Tony Gibson on October 22nd, 2021

I was very happy to attend the Building Better Brain Health workshop conducted by the Sunshine Coast Council and the University of the Sunshine Coast last Friday. The workshop at the North Shore Community Centre at Mudjimba was about better brain health plus the relationship between healthy food, social connection and mental engagement.The workshop highlighted […]

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Tony Gibson on October 22nd, 2021

A white-lipped tree frog has again returned to one of our garden pots. The white-lipped tree frog has large toe pads, which help it to climb. The toes are completely webbed, and the hands are partially webbed. This frog can get into large pots and just wait for some passing insects to have a feed. […]

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Tony Gibson on July 23rd, 2021

It was one of those magical winter days last Sunday when the sea is so calm, the sky and sea so blue and the water and air so clear that you can see forever or maybe just across the water to Mudjimba Island. I mused with the thought of going and living on the island […]

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Tony Gibson on July 12th, 2021

Well last week was NAIDOC week with a theme of working to heal the land or country. On the Sunshine Coast Kerry Jones Kabi Kabi traditional owner opened the celebrations in Nambour at the Council chambers. “ Heal Country” called for stronger measures to recognise, protect, and maintain all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait […]

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Tony Gibson on July 1st, 2021

I am a citizen of the universe and call the planet earth home. I am not one of the mega rich like Richard Branson (VIRGIN GALACTIC) and Elon Musk (SPACEX) and have the resources to start looking for new places to live away from earth’s gravity.The planet Earth is our precious home for humans, plants […]

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