Christmas is fun. Christmas is about love and happiness, a lot of gifts and nice food. Of course! But we also have to remember why we are celebrating this beautiful feast on the birth date of our beloved Jesus Christ. His teachings were amazingly deep and spiritual and have a lot in common with ancient … More Jesus’ teachings were more than Christmas
Abuse of women has been going on for centuries and this is not something new. The great thing about social media and #MeToo is that it gives an opportunity and strength to women to speak up and expose what happened in their lives. Finally. Is there a woman out there who did not experience some sort … More #MeToo: We need to focus on female strength
A lot happens during our lives. Every single sad occasion can form an energetic block around our hearts. It is as if the soul which is seated in the heart, is protecting itself behind a wall. With the Yoga Lifestyle it is possible to remove those blocks. It isn’t easy or simple, but it is … More Breaking the walls around your heart with yoga
An absolute winter season-veggie-fruit salade with a delicious and light Sattvic taste! Completely organic, vegan and super healthy! It was very simple to make: wash and cut the turnip-tops and put them in a bowl. On top some thinly sliced chioggia beetroot and a mix of apple and mandarin in lemon and honey dressing. This way … More Delicious turnip-tops salad with beetroot, apple and mandarin
Apple, banana, pear, pomegranate, kiwi, lemon and avocado are this moments season fruits and those are irreplaceable in the Sattvic Yoga Lifestyle. We all know that fruits contain a lot of necessary vitamins, but there are much more reasons to eat fruits. First of all, fruits contain a lot of the life-giving energy prana. Our … More Fruit is the new candy! Smoothie is the new you!
This is a good time in season to eat avocado. While living in Latin America for a long time, I started to learn a lot about the perfect guacamole. In every country they make it different. In Ecuador for example, they add small pieces of tomato and cilantro. In Mexico they put a lot of … More Guacamole: the simpler the better
In the process of Moksha or liberation, the hardest part is probably taming our crazy jumping mind, in yoga terms called ‘the Monkey Mind’. Everybody is going through this taming proces during the practice of yoga; even while starting the asanas on the mat, the first few are still filled with thoughts like: ‘What am … More Amazing 7 ways to tame the Monkey Mind
After eating that delicious spice cake in the morning, I felt like eating a very light lunch. That is Sattvic; listening to you inner voice to learn from you own system what it needs at a certain moment of the day. My lunch was a smoothie of apple, banana, hazelnut milk, cinnamon and a squeeze … More Superlight Sattvic vegan lunch
There are so many ways to make a beautiful salad. And when raw season ingredients are organic and prepared with love, it can mostly be considered as our modern interpretation of ‘Sattvic’. That is why I usually post recipes of cooked Sattvic meals, because those recipes are very rare on the internet. But today I couldn’t … More Delicious purslane salad with goat cheese & pomegranate
Normally I don’t react on what’s in the news, but today I can’t stop it: I want to help readers from the bottom of my heart. A shocking message on Facebook showed that there were 17 types of pesticides found on strawberries bought in the regular supermarket. The combination of poison could be very dangerous … More Non-organic strawberries healthy or poisonous?