Where is G(o)od? – Part 1/3

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

Ether isn’t “Nothing”

Of the five elements used in Ayurveda and other ancient schools of life and medicine 'Ether' is an interesting concept for a westerner and largely misunderstood or forgotten as it existed in European ancient schools of medicine too. Today it's often translated to Space but that's not how I translate it. As per Ayurveda, the … Continue reading Ether isn’t “Nothing”

Understanding the Imbalance (Prakriti v. Vikriti)

Ayurveda teaches us that we have a set of possibilities since birth which are divided in three equal parts, one third comes from the mom and one third comes from the dad and these would partly be translated as our genes. The last third however comes from the environment we were born into combined with … Continue reading Understanding the Imbalance (Prakriti v. Vikriti)

Ayurveda – Tastes (Rasa) is Important

In previous blog I elaborated on the Gurvadi Gunas, the attributes or properties everything around us has and offers to us in various forms and ways. Some of them might be overwhelming and some will be subtle. In all cases it is good to be aware of these attributes and how they contribute to our … Continue reading Ayurveda – Tastes (Rasa) is Important

Ayurveda – Attributes (Gurvadi Gunas)

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)

Ayurveda support the immune system

It's not clear how viruses work and virologists are desperately trying to figure it out to create vaccines, the latest one is for COVID-19 (CV2). What we do know is that they trigger the immune system to send out the big warriors to shoot anything that's suspicious. Sometimes, or for someones this is going berserk … Continue reading Ayurveda support the immune system

Corona prevention – 3 easy things to do

It doesn't matter where the Corona strain COVID-19 virus originated in that it's among us now, though understanding the source of many of these viruses (and other illnesses) goes a long way to preventing them in the future, as well as helping us to remain healthy and strong when and before they do arrive, including … Continue reading Corona prevention – 3 easy things to do

Guilt with shame and blame – the root of all the suffering?

One of the worst toxins, that can harm us as no other, and is so healing when we get rid off, is the famous emotion of Guilt. With guilt comes shame and blame. If we can get rid of those we heal, quickly and deeply. Only then we have a choice to change, and a … Continue reading Guilt with shame and blame – the root of all the suffering?

Love-hate-fear

At Olive we base many of our teachings on Ayurveda, part of the ancient Vedic texts that led to some vastly used medicine, religions and philosophies of today. Ayurveda is a philosophy and is a very pragmatic recommendation on how to live healthy in both body and mind. They described everything in theuniverse as having … Continue reading Love-hate-fear