Picking plastic is healthy

Most people catch up sitting down. They drive to the gym to get some exercise and if there is still time they do social media to sign a petition for some authority to make us (including themselves) stop wasting life on earth (including our own). Why not combine it all, save time and make us … Continue reading Picking plastic is healthy

Mental Health Is Gut Health

The human gut is lined with over a 100 million nerve cells. 80% of the  information exchanged with the brain starts in the gut.  The main highway for this communication is the Vagus Nerve, referred to as the Yoga Nerve. It has long been known by aware Yoga teachers that many of their students get … Continue reading Mental Health Is Gut Health

I sleep outdoors and do Yoga to just be

When I see the 9,096 visible stars under the background symphony of the jungle noises, or when I contemplate the 602,200,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms (wow!) in each breath reaching the 40 trillion cells and many more molecules of my stretching body, as I savour a ripe mango, as I float in the Gulf of Thailand listening to … Continue reading I sleep outdoors and do Yoga to just be

Feel the smoke, to stop smoking

Whatever you don't want to do but do anyway, do with awareness. Whatever you don't want to feel but feel anyway, feel with awareness. And finally, whatever you don't want to think but think anyway, think with awareness. When you "get it" for real you'll probably have had enough of whatever it is you don't … Continue reading Feel the smoke, to stop smoking

Rest – the 4th Pillar of Yoga

Rest - Relaxing is equally important for the whole of us (body, mind, and energy). Sleep is one form of rest, but to keep a healthy body and mind we need to meditate/relax too. It's very clear from science to reduce all types of illness and stress. The moral value of being lazy if we rest, in combo … Continue reading Rest – the 4th Pillar of Yoga

Exercise – the 3rd Pillar of Yoga

A healthy body is a flexible, energetic and strong body. The same goes for the mind. Yoga Asanas (the postures) is an excellent method to get all three at the same time. It strengthens the muscles, makes the body flexible and with the correct breathing is a good cardio workout, too, like running. Often we … Continue reading Exercise – the 3rd Pillar of Yoga

Breathing – the 2nd Pillar of Yoga

Breathing - It has the same word as Life in the ancient texts, but it is probably the most neglected part of the five. Most people don't use their breath fully and are not aware of it, leading to bad posture and malfunctioning body and mind. The technics to enhance your respiratory capacity and your health … Continue reading Breathing – the 2nd Pillar of Yoga