A few weeks ago I started a Bi-weekly Mindfulness Newsletter. I include formal and informal practices and hope to bring a sense of ease into the inbox. I chose bi-weekly to not be overwhelmed and to give time to focus on one topic. For today I would like to share my recently newsletter here, too, … Continue reading Keep your “ease”
It got rainy here today. And it is Friday, the weekend is about to start. And the kids have friends over. All good reasons to get some chocolate cookies into the oven! First time I tried this recipe but thankfully it did not disappoint! Or should I say my Nigella Express book did not disappoint. … Continue reading Chocolate Mint Cookies
At times the pictures you see when you search for meditation make me long for peace and quiet. Please beam me over right now! On other days they make me laugh. The setting seems to be always beautiful, calm and tranquil. The picture perfect meditation setting! But I wonder if that kind of “meditation cliche” … Continue reading Calmness in the midst of chaos
Do you find yourself rushing through the day, the week, the weekends. Only to sit back in the evening asking where the day, the week or the month went and what you actually did? We often just go and rush from one big thing to the next, trying to accomplish as much as we can … Continue reading “Slow-mo” moments
Time to start a new chapter to not let positive and well-doing-experiences simply pass by. Time to stop saying “life took over”. Life is not always easy and it is not about faking it.
Balance - I am trying hard to not let it slip away in the hustle and bustle of day to day life. Not always easy especially when back in the big city life. During the summer I found my balance at a lake in Sweden. Back here in Tokyo? I am still searching! Where did you … Continue reading Finding balance
Often, and especially at Yoga, we talk about breathing patterns to calm us down, to help us to relax, to unwind. But we can use the breath to engerize, too. I tend to use it at times when I feel tired after a bad night sleep, struggling with jet lag or when I feel exhausted … Continue reading The energising breath