“Mum, all this is way too much”. Seeing how she covered her pretty and anguished teenage face squashed my heart a little… Yes, we are, over informed, over stimulated and over loaded with activities. Minimalism is an attitude, not only a designers style, you can bring it to this year´s holiday season and it will allow us to share the essential: peace and love.
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We enter the month when three wise men read in the stars about the birth of a great being. In the yoga tradition there is an astrological science called Jyotish, the science of Light, that finds its roots in Vedic times. I don´t know a lot about astrology, neither occidental nor vedic, but I feel very grateful towards the Jyotish astrologers that I have consulted with over the years. Continue reading “Jyotish, yoga´s astrology”
Do you get together with friends because you have the urge to tell them about the yucky stuff in your life? Or maybe it happens the other way around? This is a sign that there is a whiner inside of you, but don´t worry because all of us are familiar with that pattern, right? Today, I share with you how to transform it. Continue reading “A whiner inside?”
In my book Yoga en la cocina superfoods take up a section of each chapter and recently I was asked in an interview about the difference between an organic apple and the foods that we qualify as super. Very rightly so, the journalist thought that the fruit hand picked from the tree had a more powerful nutritional charge, but there are reasons why we talk about superfoods they way we do.
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I am nuts about the relationship between money and yoga. Both things were never at odds with each other, but it seems that today there is a huge conflict in this area. Some people come to the studio with the expectations of attending a free trial class, while others want to become teachers to crank up the “yogadollars” machine…
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What do you do when you feel ill or get sick? Most people browse over the internet looking for an answer to what is going on or call for an appointment with the family doctor. This is good, but if you want to heal deeply, Ayurveda recommends that, beforehand, you do what I am about to tell you: Continue reading “First step when dealing with disease”