Meditation – the 5th pillar in Yoga

Meditation - In latin meditare means to reflect upon, the opposite of trying to silence your thoughts. But there is a huge difference in between having a thought and the thought having you. If there is a thought be with it, and when it passes just be. As opposed to relaxation meditation is done with a … Continue reading Meditation – the 5th pillar in Yoga

Sisters in Arms

My generation is the first one in which men haven't been called out to war. My Swedish mum doesn't remember her dad from when she was a child. He was sent to the front in case the Nazis would attack. My Spanish dad grew up with his grandparents in the mountains, while his father was … Continue reading Sisters in Arms

An easy way get rid of your traumas

A quick way to get rid of your stiffness and get your body awareness back, as when you where a child, is to get to know your muscles, bones, and organs allover again, and become aware of their existence. Feel them, by dedicating a few minutes a day to your body. It's a way to … Continue reading An easy way get rid of your traumas

A Woman King, A Crydian

we live in a world where men are not allowed to cry, or women to be kings. i don’t like this world, i’m a man, and i’m crying now. i cry every day. it seems to be the only thing i’m consistently good at, the only thing that comes easily to me. people say i’m … Continue reading A Woman King, A Crydian

If You Suffer You Expect What You Can’t Have

It’s the nature of the human body and mind to be low, bad and sick sometimes. It happens now and again. But it is not the end. Life is a process and not a finished product (OO8 #2) and wherever you look in the universe there is only one fundamental rule: change. Even though we struggle … Continue reading If You Suffer You Expect What You Can’t Have

Leaky Gut – the Root to Illness

Just as our bodies, our digestive system is often taken for granted and quite badly treated by most owners until it breaks. As the immune system is largely in the digestive system the consequences and connections to chronic diseases are clear. The physiological indication that we have harmed our gut is when we see that … Continue reading Leaky Gut – the Root to Illness

the eternal snow-flower storm

Today it snowed flowers on me, and I remembered all the times it snowed snow on me when I was growing up in northern Ohio, where for seven months a year the sun would disappear behind a smear of gray as far as one could breathe, which was not very far. When it snowed flowers … Continue reading the eternal snow-flower storm