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Day 8: do something kind for someone

Ever heard about the Power of Kindness? There have been significant studies on this topic that I find fascinating; Treating other people well isn’t just good for your karma. It’s also a boost for your mental and physical health: It is good for the heart – When someone does something truly kind for you, not only do our emotions take over and physical expressions of … Continue reading Day 8: do something kind for someone

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Day 6: Draw your dream house

Have your heard about the power of creative visualisation? It’s as simple as using mental imagery and affirmation to produce positive changes in your life.  As you practice visualizing the future you want, you create that future Be precise, be specific and the more details the best… Visualise We have decided to buy a house in France, where we are currently living. It will be … Continue reading Day 6: Draw your dream house

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Let’s build a positive and warm community: Welcome to the November Challenge

The antidote to the season’s blues Welcome to fall: Days get shorter, nights get longer, we feel more and more compelled to stay inside. It’s almost time to pull our complaints about winter out of storage! For some of us, fall is the start of the dread SAS (Seasons Affected Disorder) that will sap our energy and make us feel moody until we can feel … Continue reading Let’s build a positive and warm community: Welcome to the November Challenge

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The (radical) 3 ingredient diet we all need those days!

How are you feeling those days? Do you have the freedom to wander in town in eat in restaurants or not just yet? Are you in a homeschooling mode, with no idea of what next month will look like? How are you coping with the current situation? In those times of uncertainty, I have realised that I need discipline and routine to make me feel … Continue reading The (radical) 3 ingredient diet we all need those days!

Let’s set our intention for the week!

I always start my yoga classes by setting an intention for my practice. To make it simple, an intention is is a guiding principle for how you want to live, and a way to bring heart and mind into alignment. Some times I chose mindfulness, especially on Friday when the kids have used all my stock of patience. I would start my practice with this quality … Continue reading Let’s set our intention for the week!

The most important reminder

In Yoga, we usually close the class with our hands in prier touching our heart and saying “may we feel love and compassion first towards ourselves and then towards all the other beings“. Selfish? No, simple common sense. One can not pour from an empty cup! So let’s celebrate ourselves, and repeat this mantra. Just because it is true. Even if one line is missing … Continue reading The most important reminder

Back to school to become a Yoga Teacher!

  “Yoga is not only learning to stand on your head, but also learning to stand on your feet” S. Satchinananda Alleluia ! After 120 days of holidays, my adorable kids are back to school !!! And so am I:  I too have pens in my bag, note pads and many books. Most of all, I have a Yoga Mat … I’ve always had a fling … Continue reading Back to school to become a Yoga Teacher!

Mundane Monday Challenge: I (sometimes) like to move it !

Some days I eat salads and go to the gym. 7 AM here, not too hot yet, the blue sky is melting into the ocean, time to open the laces and enter a blissful Stress Free Zone..Sandy beach, here I come! Some days I eat cupcakes and refuse to put on pants. It’s called Balance! What will your day look like? (In response to Mundane Monday Challenge, created to … Continue reading Mundane Monday Challenge: I (sometimes) like to move it !