The 3 terrible addictions I gave up in 2016

It’s this time of the year, when your acquaintances are all posting about their successes of 2016, and you can’t help but asking yourself. How about me? Am I the only one who hadn’t achieve anything worth facebookable??? My Linkedin profile doesn’t show any dream position, my IG account still lack this insane picture of me masterizing the one handed tree pose and last but … Continue reading The 3 terrible addictions I gave up in 2016

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

The best piece of advice after 60h of Yoga teacher training

20h of yoga on Saturday and Sunday, plus at least 5h of practice a week, add all the poses to learn (eve-ry-thing about the pose, including their sanskrit name!), anatomy, philosophy, videos, articles, on top of which I added some additional readings. All I wanted to do with my yoga mat was to roll inside and sleep in for days. Where were the pleasure and the … Continue reading The best piece of advice after 60h of Yoga teacher training

Mundane Monday: Come rain ..

.. Or come shine, Paris is always a good idea! Holidays are over, we landed in Cebu last Friday. I am going through our pictures, and as the temperature here reaches 92F, I recall how Paris welcomed us, full spring swing, with its famous April showers (we actually call them March ones). I love the rain – with a bit of sun . Because you know it won’t … Continue reading Mundane Monday: Come rain ..

Shortest and most efficient relaxation technic

Roads were made for journeys. Not for destination – Confucius   What do you see on this picture? Either you focus on the stairs .. or on the journey and Mother Nature’s beautiful treats. My kids have forced me to always practice a panoramic vision. The moment they see a stair, they start complaining and obviously fighting for my arms. That was cute when they were babies, but … Continue reading Shortest and most efficient relaxation technic

And the “Infinity Dreams Award” goes to ..

“Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together. ” Anaïs Nin Big thanks to Jackie from the beautiful Life SE Magazine for the “Infinity Dreams Award” 🙂 What a promising way to start the year .. Rules for the Infinity Dreams Award: Thank the blogger who nominated you and link … Continue reading And the “Infinity Dreams Award” goes to ..

“If you want to live a happy life …

  …Tie it to a goal, not to people or objects”. A. Einstein I came across this quote the other day and it got me thinking : Our contract in the Philippines ends in December, and when I wonder “where next?”, I have a hard time tying the answer to  a goal. I consider what would be good to our family – a safe place for … Continue reading “If you want to live a happy life …