Imagine you’re a guppy in a fishbowl. Imagine all the things you didn’t know about yoga…!
Yoga has been an integral part of my life. But recently, this has changed – or so I thought…
Recently, I’ve increasingly struggled with the widening gap between my life – and the lives of those affected by the news I read about. What can be done?
I loved wearing yoga pants. But then something changed – and I realised that I needed to stop.
Seeing God in small things.
Or: when miracles just happen…
We all know that “no one has enough time”. But where does this knowledge come from?
‘Tidying’ and ‘magic’ are two words that don’t seem to be closely related. Tidying is a chore. It has to be done, but it’s certainly not magic… Or that’s what I thought.
How our obsessions and disappointments around goals rely on a linear view of life – and how this can be changed!
This $1,000 animal skin yoga mat will leave you speechless. Too weird to be true? Well, read on…
These stunning yoga images will inspire you to take your mat, right here and now (psst: works even if you don’t have a mat!)
The Zero Waste Home – we’ve tried and tested the concept, and here are the results!
Small but mighty businesses and inspiring people who do something different – get to meet them here!
Yoga tourism – and its unintended consequences. Things to consider before booking that yoga holiday:
Yes, you can take a yoga class on the Ritz-Carlton’s helipad. Vertigo, anyone?
Why nonprofit work can actually be pretty hard to sell – who would have thought?
How (and when) yoga became so popular – and where all those modern styles really originated from (not what you think!):
Nude yoga posters: Positive body image boosters, underlining our physical diversity – or simply too revealing and unnecessary?
The famous “5 simple rules for happiness” are actually really flawed. Here is why they don’t work for everyone:
You can always find distraction. Everywhere. All the time. Oh wait – no, that’s not true. There is ONE situation where you can’t.
There is of course Lululemon’s vision and goals worksheet. And sticky notes. Other notes. But THIS is much better!
“A watercolour painting full of pastels” – but are these leggings really worth $400?
This is the ultimate infographic: Everything you need to know about the state of yoga in America today.
The most straight-forward health advice available (and you don’t need to know a thing about nutrition):
Travel and relocation can make you the unhappiest person on earth – if you do this:
Matcha latte beats coffee (and green tea!) in any respect. So, why have we not been drinking this all along?
There are no more than 4 barriers to greater success, love, abundance, and creativity. Find out what they are!
Bikram’s wife wants a divorce. And does anyone remember John Friend?
This new trend promotes mindfulness. So there’s really no reason not to be trendy.
What naturally slim people do to stay “naturally” slim. Hint: Just follow this simple rule:
What are we actually worried about?
Yes, these things will happen to you (and every other) newbie teacher. But this his how to react.
You don’t need luxury? Maybe you’re simply blocking creative abundance.
This is the perfect workout for your glutes – prescribed by your health professional.
How much can yoga teachers really know – and as a student, when do you need to go elsewhere?
Why talented business man Bikram Choudhury won’t have it his way. And why that’s probably a good thing.
How the things we own define us (yes, identities live in wardrobes!).
There are certain times of the day when you shouldn’t do yoga. But why?
I’ve had a long stretch where I was just feeling depleted even though I had made it only halfway through the day. No matter how health-conscious I was trying to be, the afternoons only advanced […]
A few inspiring thoughts for some sticky posts – just spread them around the house!
Yes, it’s a new trend. And it’s coming from London.This is what it’s all about:
I’m always very reluctant to click on links to articles that promise to achieve something out of this world if only I was eating this or that wonder food, or if only I […]
What really intrigues me with WordPress is that you can see what people put into Google to find you. Strangely enough, many readers find this site after googling ‘can I stretch my […]
When was the last time you did one thing? I know it sounds silly, but really – when did you do one thing, without adding a secondary activity? Can you remember? I […]
There’s a study (sponsored by the American Council on Exercise and published in the Gundersen Medical Journal) that showed practicing yoga in a hot room “can raise internal temperatures and heart rates to levels […]
When we move into a new home we think carefully about how to arrange furniture, plants and pictures. We think about colours, textures, light settings and angles – is this a nice […]
In the end, yoga is a very lonely pursuit. No one can really advise you on “how” to do yoga. However, when you start, the opposite seems to be true. There are […]
I’m grinding my teeth. I had no idea that I was doing it until my last check up at the dentist. She simply said: “Oh I can see your teeth are pretty […]
I’m a qualified yoga teacher and I’ve done a prenatal yoga teaching course. I taught many yoga classes – but not one single prenatal class. And I’m so glad I didn’t. Why? It’s […]
I recently got inspired writing about Karma – and the reason is a cat. Yes, a cat. We met in Burma, out of all places. Let me explain. You see, we were visiting this […]
I’ve lived in six countries – on three continents. This is why relocating is the best way to find out who you are:
I bought clothes at the charity shop. It’s been a big deal (but it shouldn’t be).