There is so much power in being present, so much freedom when letting go of what happened or might happen. Simply focusing on the seconds as they tick along. We then start to appreciate what is happening right now and the opportunities we are given each and every single day to be ourselves.
Habits come and go. Once a behaviour or a choice becomes a habit, it is hard to change it, don’t you find? Even those ones we know aren’t really good for us. Why does it appear to be hard to break those habits and do more of the good stuff?
Do you know that feeling of being overwhelmed when looking at the ingredient list of most cookbooks? I get you and that's why I couldn't believe my eyes when stumbling upon Sarah Wilson's cookbooks Simplicious and Simplicious Flow. Despite delivering an impressive amount of incredible, easy recipes, these cookbooks are a must if you care a little about sustainability and wonder how to bring that into your kitchen.
Let me ask you, when was the last time you have been cheerleading for yourself and ignored comments that are simply not true? It is easy to take on the role of failing, but it takes courage to be the one keeping the head up and jumping with joy about simply being yourself. Why is that?
A smoothie can be a great alternative when there really is little time in the morning. Here I'm sharing a recipe of one of my favorites - a green, yet sweetish and protein-rich smoothie that keeps you fueled until lunch time comes along.
Yoga truly is for everyone, but it can be daunting to make a start, especially, when seeing amazing photos of extraordinary poses. Whether you are completely new to yoga and just want a little taste of what the asana practice (the physical practice in yoga) is about, or whether you are a passionate yoga practitioner - here are five poses that I believe anyone can do and benefit from
Journaling can be such a powerful tool to reconnect with yourself. Maybe you have tried it, maybe you are doing it, or maybe it is something completely new to you. Here are three simple steps to help you with your journaling journey.
Besides all the goal setting there is one thing that I find much more important: GRATITUDE. Giving our full presence to all the things we already have and all the wonderful people that surround us right now, THAT can take away much much pressure from wanting to have more or feeling the need for something different, better.
Who doesn't like some fresh crunchy granola? Plus adding a hint of Christmas just makes it that much better.
How great would it be if more people were just happy with who they are? Not comparing to others, not talking down on themselves, not doubting themselves? But instead have the inner strength, the trust, and love to look after themselves and live life simply as the wonderful human being they are...?