Pandora’s Box: A Story of Hope

Dr. Joel Ying, MD

Physician, Educator, Storyteller. He hosts this website for "Living the Present Moment" as a conscious journey of Body, Mind, Emotion & Spirit. Holistic and integrative, his practice includes Tai Chi and Yoga, Craniosacral Therapy, Healing From the Core, Meditation. Always exploring his edges, he shares them in the blog, newsletter, courses, and online study group.

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“Be careful! You might be opening a Pandora’s Box.”

Opened up a Pandora's boxToday, this means that a seemingly small and innocent action might have large and dire consequences. What are the lessons that most people take from Pandora’s Box? Be cautious! Don’t be too curious! Be careful what you wish for! You might be opening a Pandora’s Box.

I recently rediscovered this story in a book on hope, and found a new meaning in an old story. Sometimes you just can’t help opening the box, then what? …

Listen to my version of an old story.

“Pandora’s Box” told by Dr. Joel Ying

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