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Trust issues and the fear of losing control

We all have them at one point in our life. Maybe because someone we thought we could trust betrayed us. Or we were experiencing a situation where we could not control the outcome and just had to deal with it. For me, personally not being in control was and still is a big issue I have to deal with quite a lot. I can fully …

Hopes, dreams and all kinds of disorders

When I was a kid I was really shy and quiet. Hence the reason why books were my sanctuary, actually they still are. I was healthy and happy all through my childhood until I started eating too much, trying to numb out my emotions and fears. The result was an overweight, introvert, scared little human being. I often thought that nobody would understand what I …

Make yourself a priority

Not only a priority, but the main concern in your life.  How often do you want to do something for yourself? Do you actually do it? Why not?  Well, because there are so many other things to do, important meetings, urgent appointments and so much more that you prioritize and put in front of your needs and wants. Your daughter needs to be driven to …

The essence of a fulfilled life

Love eating a greasy burger from your favourite fast food chain, feeling bloated and constipated afterwards?  Watching mindless crap on your TV for hours?  Talking to people that get on your last nerve every day, making small-talk just for the sake of it? Going for another shopping spree sucked the last bit of energy right out of you? Your new stuff still has its price …

The golden path – only one way leads to your goal

If everything was black and white, wrong or right life would be so easy, wouldn`t it? In the fitness industry and also in the yoga world you often get told that there is only one way of doing an exercise or an asana. A lot of trainers and teachers tell you that, don`t they? And that makes me really mad, because that`s just not right …

Stay grounded, baby!

How balancing your root chakra (Muladhara Chakra) kann help you to feel more secure and less anxious. Our world is turned upside down. We no longer feel secure and safe. Maybe we even feel a bit anxious and fearful of what the future holds. Our heads spin round and round, thoughts about a global crisis occur every once in a while. Will I lose my …

Your one way ticket to nowhere: Stress!

Did you know that feeling stressed has negative effects on your immune system and your health?  So stop stressing yourself out! Easy solution, isn`t it?  In the present situation a lot of us feel stressed, insecure and maybe even scared. Don`t we? Although I do understand all of those feelings I madly advice you to relax and be calm. Because you will make yourself not …

Enlighten your own path – awaken your inner hermit!

“In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself. Jiddu Krishnamurti The hermit is standing alone on a snow-capped mountain top. In front of him extends the  crisp and infinite sky. His …

Times like these – the viral effects

What should you believe? Who can you ask for information and advice? Where will this lead us all? First and foremost we need to stay calm and collected. Taking deep breaths. Relaxing our troubled minds, hearts and souls. Panic doesn’t help anyone. It will not better the situation. The only thing it will definitely do is make you feel even more helpless and chaotic inside. …

What do people need?

When I prepare classes and workshops, I often ask myself: “What do my students really need?”  I think about that a lot: “What do they really need? How is their mindset and emotional status quo when they show up on the mat? What was their day or week like?” Because the message that I keep getting for quite some time is that less is more. …