power of breath
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Oh the power of breath!

Hi there, let's take a moment and think of how we breathe. Deep, conscious but relaxed breathing brings a great mind-body connection. Personally, I love to focus on it several times throughout the day. The instant benefit is amazing and it gives a 'breather', a moment of calmness. At times I imagine my breath moving… Continue reading Oh the power of breath!

stretching
Blog, For your ease, Yoga, Fitness, Wellbeing

S-T-R-E-T-C-H-I-N-G

When it comes to stretching I think most of us will agree that stretching the body comes to mind, or? But I find it’s equally important to stretch our mind. Therefore I'll have a quick look at what stretching can do for both. Let’s have a look at the body first. Sadly a “good stretch” is… Continue reading S-T-R-E-T-C-H-I-N-G

thegreatwave and poem
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A book, a poem, a piece of art interlinked

How a book, a poem and a piece of art all connect to my life!  It’s funny how things can go hand in hand and connect in the most unexpected moments, don’t you think?  As you might know, I live in Tokyo, Japan for almost 4 years now. And it was the move here that… Continue reading A book, a poem, a piece of art interlinked

acceptance
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The power of acceptance

Accepting the country and culture you live in, relationships you encounter, your self-image, your emotions and feelings are not always easy. Fighting against something that we can’t change drains us, takes a lot of energy. There comes a point when we need to make a decision. Will we allow that situation to further drain us… Continue reading The power of acceptance

wellness summary
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The 8 Wellness Pillars summary

Over the past weeks I shared thoughts on eight Wellness Pillars, in general and with a twist as an expatriate. After all it's so much more than “just” exercise and nutrition. Wellness is how we take care about our body and mind. Yes, it might be an overused and at times misunderstood word. But don’t… Continue reading The 8 Wellness Pillars summary