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10% Happier by Dan Harris – a book recommendation

Are you a non-believer, doubter, a cynic, a fact checker and/or wonder what all that humbug is about when it comes to Mindfulness? If only one of this is true this book is for you! But it is as well for you if you are already interested in Mindfulness and are simply looking for a… Continue reading 10% Happier by Dan Harris – a book recommendation

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Keep your “ease”

A few weeks ago I started a Bi-weekly Mindfulness Newsletter. I include formal and informal practices and hope to bring a sense of ease into the inbox. I chose bi-weekly to not be overwhelmed and to give time to focus on one topic. For today I would like to share my recently newsletter here, too,… Continue reading Keep your “ease”

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Chocolate Mint Cookies

It got rainy here today. And it is Friday, the weekend is about to start. And the kids have friends over. All good reasons to get some chocolate cookies into the oven! First time I tried this recipe but thankfully it did not disappoint! Or should I say my Nigella Express book did not disappoint.… Continue reading Chocolate Mint Cookies

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Calmness in the midst of chaos 

At times the pictures you see when you search for meditation make me long for peace and quiet. Please beam me over right now! On other days they make me laugh. The setting seems to be always beautiful, calm and tranquil. The picture perfect meditation setting! But I wonder if that kind of “meditation cliche”… Continue reading Calmness in the midst of chaos