Most of my friends and family know that I struggled and still struggle by being back "home". At least back home in the country I was born and lived most my life. But as the saying goes "Home is where your heart is", and even after 2.5 years my heart is not here. I am better, … Continue reading The often underestimated the struggle of repatriation – moving back home
I came to Yoga during my first pregnancy. The first class I remember ever since. I was just beyond the 3 months mark and the class was a mixture with small bellies like me up to 9 months pregnant. And here I was going into a forward bent barely touching my knees – looking around … Continue reading What is this “Yoga Feel” they talk about?
Here a great, ‘quick-mix-it-all-in-a-bowl-and-ready-to-bake’ muffin recipe that works well for a school and/or office snack! Oat Muffins (makes 12 muffins) 1 ¼ cups quick oats 1 cup all-purpose flour (I usually mix it with some whole wheat flour) 1/3 cup white sugar (I usually use less and brown sugar instead) 1 tbsp baking powder … Continue reading Oat Muffins – super quick and easy
Today a different "Food for Thought" as I will refer you to a petition from Jamie Oliver where he asks for help to fight for Food Education in schools. One might think on or the other way about Jamie Oliver but what I like a lot about him is his passion on food education. Obesity is … Continue reading Help to Fight Obesity
Somehow running is one of those sports that lots of people do but most of them do not really seem to love. I put myself into the love-hate category. I have a standard running track where I run regularly with a running buggy, my son strapped into. And on days like today it somehow feels so … Continue reading Going for a run – a love and hate relation
It is such fun to just click away, make endless pictures and have loads to choose from, isn't it? It is not so much fun though when it comes to de-cluttering, sorting or even worse trying to find specific pictures on the vast array of sheer endlessness. I constantly procrastinate - or perhaps I should just … Continue reading The joy of digital pictures – or digital procrastination
It is something I practice consciously and subconsciously every day and something I keep on addressing in every Yoga class - correct breathing. Deep conscious but relaxed breathing does have such an impact on our wellbeing, so for me it became a vital thing to try to pass on to others. We often tend to breathe … Continue reading Just ‘breathe’