Sometimes words can have a major effect. They bungee jump right into your heart and leave you a little bedazzled. That’s what happened when I read these words about vulnerability for the first time. They softened every little place in my heart, putting its gateways wide open, and with much enthusiasm said: Hey, vulnerability! Welcome in, my friend.
Tag Archives: mindfulness
Wisdom in the pause
How standing still can actually help you progress. Our human brain has a tendency to overestimate its power to ‘do it all’, doesn’t it? The last few weeks I found my mind being absorbed with 7 different yoga & writing projects. There was simply much to do in a short amount of time. My first reaction? BringContinue reading “Wisdom in the pause”
The medicine and science of laughter
A story about duck faces and dopamine. But most of all: the importance of embracing joy in our lives.
How does one come to an enlightened mind? According to Bashar, that begins with one simple step: lightening up on yourself first. Having a good laugh at your quirky side, your imperfections, your silliness and the lemons life has thrown into your courtyard. After all: “those who can laugh at themselves, will never cease to be amused!”
Jellyfish your way through (yoga) life
Eh, what…? I know, sounds…. abstract. Even weird perhaps. Funny for sure. And trust me, there was definitely some eyebrow-raising going on, when I heard about jellyfishing for the first time. But despite my initial reaction, I can tell you without a doubt: this is such a practical and effective tool that has made life and yoga much moreContinue reading “Jellyfish your way through (yoga) life”
Time to celebrate!
Yoga with balloons? Sure! Monday we made our LIVE Yin practice a little extra festive. Cause, why not? There is always something to celebrate, right? Even if it’s ‘just’ the fact that we are alive and kicking, something that we often take for granted, but is so fragile. Especially in these Corona times. I turned 31Continue reading “Time to celebrate!”
4-7-8 Calming breath
Do you find yourself wide awake in the middle of the night? Or can’t fall asleep to begin with? Do you experience moments of hurry, rush and stress during your day-to-day life? Then the 4-7-8 breathing practice is your beloved friend! Want to meet him? Here it goes! How? Make sure you sit up straight,Continue reading “4-7-8 Calming breath”