Being in the midst of the (long) summer vacation and other life happenings mean that I have little time for myself. Add to that a rainy season in the big city and three kids at home - most of their friends gone - and you might be able to imagine how my days go at… Continue reading Mindful Sun Salutation
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!
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
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
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