4 reasons private yoga is for you

Does this sound like a typical day in your life (partially or fully)? The alarm rings at 6am, another Monday morning, the weekend went so fast. You roll out of bed and head to the bathroom. You get dressed, prepare some coffee (because today you heard the alarm), put breakfast on the table and the … Continue reading 4 reasons private yoga is for you

Breakfast time

What’s in your breakfast bowl in the mornings? On weekends, I alternate between my two favorite: homemade waffles and scrambled eggs. During the week, between waking up early and the commute to work, I don’t have time for a cooked breakfast. I would love to freshly blend fruits into a smoothie but I don’t think … Continue reading Breakfast time

My secret to growing food in a 2 sqm space

You don't need a garden to grow veggies. My space is a concrete staircase leading to the entrance of my basement apartment. There is no soil but a guardrail and a fence separating from the main house front lawn as well as a small ledge. The solution for my space is container gardening. As mentioned … Continue reading My secret to growing food in a 2 sqm space

Stop wondering how to face your fears

Have you ever felt paralyzed by the fear of making a mistake, to the point that it seems impossible to make a decision? It could be an important life decision that involves financial planning or consulting other members of your family; and it can also happen for common everyday life choices, such as which fruits … Continue reading Stop wondering how to face your fears

My life in a 23kg bag or the journey towards minimalism

After 1 year and a half living in the country, I think it’s time to share the biggest challenge I faced when I moved to Canada. I brought up the idea of settling in Canada to Justin, my life partner, at the beginning of 2016. We were in London, UK and together for a year … Continue reading My life in a 23kg bag or the journey towards minimalism

What to wear to yoga

Do you often wonder what to wear to yoga? Or is the leggings mandatory? Is there a secret dress code being only discussed by the members of the yoga community? As my blog is dedicated to individuals who have experienced/are experiencing traumatic events, I am driven to discuss issues around self-confidence. A person suffering from … Continue reading What to wear to yoga

My secrets for a good night sleep

Are you subject to insomnia, or simply have difficulties to fall asleep? I compiled a few tips below to assist you setting the right conditions for you. My first suggestion is to create a routine so you are enjoying your dinner earlier in the evening. If it is doable, plan your day in such a … Continue reading My secrets for a good night sleep

How stress affects YOU

What is happening when you are stressed? Stress can be external (think of a sudden loud noise) or internal (for example going into shock). It is a healthy response from your body to a stimulus. On the physiological level, the hormones that activates the fight or flight response are released and the energy and blood … Continue reading How stress affects YOU

How to take your practice off the mat

Take the what off the mat? It is very likely that throughout your experience of attending different type of Yoga classes, you would have heard the instructor saying to their students at the end of the session to "Take your Practice Off the Mat". And you wondered then "what are they talking about?", "What do … Continue reading How to take your practice off the mat