Seeking a path between Effort and Effortlessness
Below is one of my favourite animation for educational purposes. The lecture is by Alan Watts and animation is by "The Simpson's" Eddie Rosas and edited by Allison Faust. It reminds me how you can simply use non action to perform tasks without constant putting in effort, We Wu Wei. In relation to Tai Chi Chuan, it's a good reminder to keep to the body structure and principles so you can listen to the internal in the body which propagates the movement instead of constantly using effort by keeping your Tai Chi in your head and mindlessly move the feet and arms. See my article on the chattering mind where I discuss mindfulness.