I spent seven days at a Zen monastery in the German village of Buchenberg. The program contained about 5 hours of Zen meditation (zazen, sitting in silence) and 2 yoga classes per day. Each day followed the same schedule, each scheduled element followed a strict structure, and for most of the day this was all done in silence.
Summer update – embracing imperfection <3
(siehe unten für Deutsch) Maybe you've been following me and already noticed I made some changes to the Yoga Stories design. It's exciting to slowly work towards an unclear goal. It's also quite new for me. I'm a huge perfectionist and I normally don't get started on anything until I have a very specific goal… Weiterlesen Summer update – embracing imperfection ❤
3 Things I Learned through a Consistent Gratitude Practice
This article could actually be captured in one short conclusion: Life is simply nicer when you embrace it with gratitude. Here are some thoughts about gratitude that came up during my time of practice.
Your Space, Your Life – Why Marie Kondo is the best yoga teacher you’ll ever find
I love the KonMari method for decluttering and tidying. I have always felt drawn to Japanese culture and traditions. As well as spiritual development in the form of yoga and meditation. Wait, what? What does this last aspect have to do with KonMari?
The Story of Cat and Cow
“Why do you always drop your belly?” the cat asked the cow. “It helps me open my heart space”, said the cow. “Why do you pull yours in?” The cat let out a friendly pur. “To give you space to move from.”