Resolutions

I hope that everyone had a fun and safe New Year!

For many people the new year is a time to reflect on changes that we want to make as individuals, which is why we create resolutions. Resolutions, though we don’t necessarily need them, are a good way to set the intent for an auspicious year, whether it’s goals we want to achieve, or things that we simply want to improve on. I used to have pretty lofty goals when I was much younger, but nowadays, I like to keep them a little more simple, and a little more within my personality. So just like every year for the past few years, these are my resolutions: Read More





The Tao of Art Workshop

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Purple Cloud is proud to announce a unique workshop entitled “The Tao of Art,” featuring art therapist Katharine Houpt and licensed acupuncturist and meditation teacher Lorel “Sonny” Zaide. In this class we will be marrying the therapy of creating visual art (drawings/paintings) with the Taoist philosophy of “Wu-Wei,” or effortless action. Meaning, you’ll learn how to peacefully create beautiful drawings that are reflective of your inner brilliance without getting in your own way. Read More


The Amazing Potential Energy of Water

So many times, I’ve told friends, patients, and even my own Mom that in order to build energy, you must have water. People have always asked me why, or how I know this, and I’ve never had a clear way to explain it, other than my use of Taoist principles of Yin and Yang… that is, up until a colleague shared this Ted Talks presentation about water. Read More