Do more of what makes you happy: Hug a tree!

I love trees. These living things have always fascinated me. The different shapes, sizes and personalities they display. One of my favorite trees is the Ginkgo tree, also known as maidenhair tree, which I just found out. The leaves turn a beautiful yellow in fall. There happen to be quite a few Ginkgo trees around…

Mein Yoga

Yogalehrerin BDY/EYU Kinderyogalehrerin Postpartum Doula Yoga Pränatal & Postnatal Seit mehr als 15 Jahren begleitet mich Yoga auf meinem Lebensweg. Anfangs wollte ich nur meine Rückenschmerzen von der Schreibtischarbeit loswerden. Doch über die Jahre kehrte ich immer wieder auf die Matte zurück. In den verschiedensten Lebensphasen fand ich durch meine Praxis zurück zu meinem Ruhepunkt. Dabei…

Do more of what makes you happy: Remember joy

I know this guy… his name and his song have followed me now for many years. He used to teach at the Yogapod in North Vancouver, my old yoga digs. The studio has closed down because of the „condomization“ of North Vancouver (read: tear down any building you can, build condos, sell for as much…

Do more of what makes you happy… Make a list!

Make a list of things that make you happy Make a list of things you do every day Compare the lists – Adjust accordingly I read this on a Facebook post the other day. And for obvious reasons I love it. I went on this beautiful but slightly long hike (37.5 km, that works out…

Where it all startet II

Everything in life comes full circle. Nothing new there. I have been struggling with acceptance lately and suddenly… flash… I stopped holding on. My mind cleared. We were cleaning house today. Such a relief to tackle some of that clutter. I so needed that. Then I picked up one of my yoga books, I forgot…

Jena: Words on the Wall

These posters seem to be popping up all over the place. Here at this abandoned building. There on the bench in the park. What I love about them is that they have been placed with intention. Not randomly. To me they are the contemporary version to the Weimar: Words on the Wall project. This is…