One of our long time family recipes. Dating back to when my first born started eating finger food. I meanwhile add some more spices and play around with the flavour but it is still going strong. Being back in a country where I can buy minced chicken makes it even easier and faster. And make sure to … Continue reading Chicken and Apple balls
"There is more to life than simply increasing its speed." ~Mahatma Ghandi~ And yet we reached a time where most things seem to be about speed. Everything needs to go faster, quicker. The joy of the journey is often left behind. Even when it comes to a cup of coffee. Something a lot of … Continue reading Enjoy your cuppa…
On my quest to find a lemon cake that can compete with a store-bought lemon cake mix that my son used to love it seems that I finally succeeded. This below cake is not only super easy, no it is as well light, fluffy and delicious. Just the right cake to eat on hot summer days! … Continue reading Lemon Cake
I wrote about relaxation techniques like Visualisation – Relaxation and IRT - Instant Relaxation Technique. Two very different and powerful tools, and techniques I personally find less daunting and 'scary' than meditation. Today, let`s have a look into the Progressive Muscle Relaxation by Edmund Jacobsen. He developed this technique back in the 1920. It is a technique … Continue reading Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Is a happy life the ultimate goal? Over the passed weeks I somehow got into several discussion around the theme of "happiness and chasing a happy life". And to be honest I do struggle with the wordings and the constant usage of "happy and happiness" these days. What does it mean and is that really … Continue reading Happy life – the ultimate goal?
Today just a quick 'Food for Thought' that I read in a Yoga book, but transferrable to all aspects of life! "Those of you who are really bad at Yoga, you're in the right place. I hope everyone will allow themselves to be really crappy today, to walk away from being perfect. The real Yoga … Continue reading Learn from not being perfect
Nowadays we often use the TV, computer or iPad to 'relax', but it is just a cover up, a 'pretend-relaxation'. The mind is still on overdrive with all the images and information. To really relax the mind we need to engage it differently. Real relaxation is an process that leaves the body and mind relaxed, calm, yet focused. We … Continue reading Visualisation – Relaxation