WHO Mental Health Day

Today, and the whole month of October is the official WHO Mental Health Awareness Day dedicated to de-stigmatizing mental health and raising awareness about this huge problem. Every 40 seconds someone succeeds in taking their lives.  At the same time, mental illnesses are the biggest cause of disability and illness in the world. Depression alone is … Continue reading WHO Mental Health Day

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

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

The 5 pillars of Yoga

Yoga is a part of the ancient tradition and philosophy of well-being called Ayurveda. It has 5 pillars, all equally important for a healthy body, mind and energy. When Yoga is reduced to a physical activity, the practice becomes a series of postures only, such as gymnastics or pilates. But when all five parts are … Continue reading The 5 pillars of Yoga

Clean is the real dirty, and dirty is clean

We have never lived as microbe-unhealthy and eaten and as little microbe-friendly food as today. New science is pouring in right now, finding the correlation between a certain micro biome and different diseases from chronic ones to temporary aches and allergies. This means that by taking a sample of your microbes we can nowadays see … Continue reading Clean is the real dirty, and dirty is clean

Animal Sourced Protein Linked to Cancer

We don't need as much protein as we think. Especially not from animals like the so called ready protein or Creatine or Androstenedione found in animals. Men and women who take extra protein drinks and pills shouldn't do so, if they care about their health, the earth's health and, why not the animals health?! We know … Continue reading Animal Sourced Protein Linked to Cancer

The Raw Spring Olives

What's really keeping you from…? Join our new Olive Retreats and find out what you need to find out. Let us introduce our new and most caring partners, Nina and Chris, both are formed in the yogi tradition and Chris is an acclaimed Raw Food chef. They embody it in every stretch, every step, every bite and every … Continue reading The Raw Spring Olives

Diabetes – the Sugar Disease

When you find yourself reaching for a chocolate bar or other sugary treat you probably have a drop in sugar levels for those who eat to much. To keep the high the insulin has to be produced again and again, causing this function to wear out, giving us type 2 diabetes, one of today's most … Continue reading Diabetes – the Sugar Disease

‘Magic’ Numbers we Hook Up Our Lives On

The ‘magic’ numbers we hang on to in our lives are many. As if by magic, when we only get to ‘the number’, everything will be OK. We repeat them like mantras, as the ultimate truth, and we often make a competition with ourselves (and others) to get there, as if we need to achieve … Continue reading ‘Magic’ Numbers we Hook Up Our Lives On