Our little gift to you is a mini-health-day á la O·live Retreat for you to give yourself. A simplified version of our teachings that you could try at home, however without our Mind Detox that is the fundamental part of all health quest where we begin with the crucial questions to understand why we don't … Continue reading A Loving Gift to Yourself
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”
To be healthy is fundamentally also to be happy, whatever that means for each of us, or if not happy, at least to acknowledge and even embrace the unhappiness. The donkey EEyore in Whinny the Pooh embraces his sadness and it's his way of being, so it's his "happy". I would see myself in that … Continue reading Wounds Lead to Entitlement or Healing?
The best treatment for mental health is fundamentally based on respecting that the mind is not separate from the body, and that the brain is an organ like any other organ and as such it needs care, nurture and at least respect. When we see this month's posts on mental health awareness surprisingly few talk … Continue reading Mental Health – the best treatment
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
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
Often we rely on fish or chicken for our protein intake when our bodies shout out that they have had enough of meat in life. It’s much easier for us to digest white, small fish than meat, probably because we have eaten it so much longer as a species. We moved from the centre of Africa … Continue reading Two reasons to not eat fish
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
We do! Every day. We think about the world we live in, every day. For us it's part of our job, it's part of what we believe is being healthy. There's a lot that is unhealthy with how we are expected to live, and with how the world is being ruled today. We believe we … Continue reading Do you celebrate the Women’s Day?
During the Olive off-season I explore myself in new contexts with a view to developing my sense of compassion, and bettering myself in light of the person I want to be. This off-season I am exploring an old pastime, teaching, here in Thailand where peace is the local belief system's first affirmation. I have three … Continue reading The Small of god’s Things (OO8, #6)