If you’ve been doing yoga for a while, you may have come across the concept of ‘ahimsa’. It means non-injury, but it goes beyond not causing harm to other human beings – it’s […]
Superfoods – growing in your backyard!
Whenever I relocate, one of my main goals is to buy locally produced food. But only recently it dawned on me that this endeavour never reached my kitchen cupboard – which is stuffed with superfoods: […]
Skip the trip to the pharmacy!
We all know that if we don’t have time to prevent illness, we will need to take time to cure it. But still, popping a pill is so much easier than rethinking […]
Why otters are happy creatures
Apparently, 50% of our happiness level is predetermined. Set in stone. From birth. That’s how powerful our genes are. But here’s the surprising bit: Only 10-20% of our happiness are down to those factors […]
Finally – this is the perfect Chai!
I’ve been struggling with finding (and preparing) the perfect cup of chai for a few years now. On my last India trip I asked my local friend Juhi how they do chai […]
‘No coffee, no prana’
‘No coffee, no prana (life energy)’, Ashtanga yoga’s founder Pattabhi Jois famously said, and apparently in the very early Mysore days, when yoga was still some weird Indian fad (can anyone even […]
Yoga – in Iran!
Iran isn’t the country you’d think of first in terms of yoga. And let’s face it, we’re not reading yoga-related news from Iran very often. And then this: Laughter Yoga is en […]
Why I’m not a “true yogi”
I’ve come across an article that cheekily asks: Are you obsessed with yoga? Are you a true yogi? If in doubt, some guidance is being offered (as any psychologist will confirm, the person affected […]