Who makes the choice in our lives, really? And how do we know what is a good or a bad choice.
Did we lose God or is it only the O we lost in our interpretation of our Gods? Put the O from Nature back in God.www.oliveretreat.comWhen is the O lost in God? From a historic perspective I don't believe the O stayed for very long in all new Gods that appeared every 500 years or … Continue reading Where is G(o)od? – Part 1/3
The ancient philosophy of wellbeing and healing called Ayurveda has roots back to the first civilisations. As many other ancient philosophies this one sees humans as part of nature and therefore differs fundamentally from today's allopathy in that we connect with nature and don't battle nature. We learn to live with it in Ayurveda, not … Continue reading Ayurveda – Attributes (Gurvadi Gunas)
Many have reported struggling with their families the past few months of lock downs and curfews, some saying that they have realized a lot about their families, including wives and husbands who sometimes have had to face that besides the children, they don't have that much in common. We noticed that the calls purporting to … Continue reading Family – emotional strings without content
The pandemic has reminded us of how valuable all life is, while both reconfirming our teachings regarding the celebration of it, as well as our belief that at the core of any definition of personal health must lay a consideration for the Earth’s health and all of the living creatures on it (and vice versa) … Continue reading We demystify health – what pandemic?
During these times of panic in the stock markets, in hospitals and in governments, some of us might be liberated in realizing how fooled we have been believing there is "a truth" as proclaimed by those knowing that they know the truth. Shame and guilt comes along with the "truth" if we can't make it … Continue reading Cliche #1 – there is a “truth”
Being healthy is about quality as opposed to quantity. Quantity is unhealthy, quality is healthy. Now that sounds really weird coming from us living outdoors, eating rice and beans, sleeping in tents and riding scooters. There is nothing expensive with that lifestyle. That's the whole point. Quality has nothing to do with money or brand. … Continue reading Seek quality not quantity
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
“If I only would have stayed vegan…” My daughter’s voice was weak, blaming herself for not staying to plant-based food while traveling. She had a tortilla española, (Spanish omelette) just before catching a bus. Her gut feeling was to not eat it, but as so often in our society her mind shut her gut down, … Continue reading The best way to avoid food poisoning when travelling
If you are kind only to the ones who are kind to you, and bad to the ones who 'deserve it', you will probably feel bad yourself sooner or later, and you'll lose yourself in right and wrong, principals and judgment. To be what we are is independent of whom we are with when we reach our … Continue reading See what you have been taught to be and think