Truth, from Zen Master Moo Moo Sunim

It was early one morning, and Jan and I were out exploring Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Thailand, when we came upon the impressive ruined Temple, Wat Chedi Luang.
After meditating in the inner temple, we walked around the impressive grounds, but with my quad tendon half torn (I’m having surgery today), I decided a rest would be wise. Imagine my surprise as a Zen Master, and his two students, traveling from South Korea, decided to rest at that time as well.

Zen Master Moo Moo Sunim

Zen Master Moo Moo Sunim.

How fortunate for me as we spoke a bit, with one of his students translating in broken, but understandable English.
I was in Wingman Heaven.

They asked what I did, and when I said I’m a positive energy coach, he said these words I’ll never forget.

“Truth is Positive Energy”.

I swear the world stopped in that moment, if just for a second.

Truth is positive energy.


The word has remained with me ever since.

I’ve practiced it, thought it, turned it into an emotion, and meditated on it. I’ve lived it, loved it, learned about it. I’ve lost it, found it, and lost it again. I’ve googled it, wikipediaed it and read quotes on it. I’ve talked about it, coached about it, and spoken on the radio about it.with Zen Master Moo Moo Sunim
And now, I thought I should blog about it, in the hopes this one word can help you as well.


In some of my coaching sessions, it’s resonated immediately, and people have seen their truths clearly.

You might be more like me though; I’m still practicing the word, just saying it over and over again, as I search for my truth.

Give it a try. You can practice it in many ways.

You can meditate on it.
You can practice emoting it (“I feel my truth”).
You can say, as I did this morning for one minute, “When I live my truth, I feel better”. Or
You can keep it really simple, and just say the word truth over and over again.

One thing I’m certain of, practicing truth, whatever that means to you, will help bring you clarity.
Yours in Truth,

No individual coaching sessions for the next couple weeks as I’ll be recuperating from my quad tendon surgery.

The below workshops and classes are still on.

I look forward to seeing you then.

1. Wingman Workout, Build Your Inner Team.

The agenda for this workshop will be Building Your Inner Team, your thoughts, emotions, actions and manifestations, to achieve your desire.

When: Saturday, April 18th, 2015 1:00-2:30 pm

Where: Blissful Yoga,
43 South Main Street,
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062

Cost: $20

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2. Build Your Inner Team Class

The agenda for this class will be on Emotions, specifically, the
emotion of Happiness, what it means to you, and practices to help
you feel it.
When: Monday, April 20th, 2015 @ 6:30-8:00 pm

Where: The Center, Life in Balance,
43 South Main Street,
Medford, NJ 08055
Cost: $20

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