Easy vs Difficult

Our logic mind tends to categorise things as 'easy' or 'difficult' most of the time. It's a matter of perspective and opinion. In yoga, we find some poses more difficult than others. Why do we tend to criticise ourselves for not being strong or flexible enough sometimes? Yoga is so much more than the way a pose looks like. It's more about your mental...

Is being mindful enough?

This morning everything seemed a little bit different. It was a new busy day as usual, but I noticed how interesting it was to be able to decide where to focus my mind on that specific moment. It was a moment of being 'here and now' that suddenly had become something else, but again and again, it was always 'here...

Parenting, yoga and mindfulness

This post is about the challenges of motherhood without family support, being a woman, awareness, and spiritual evolution. I became a mom 7 months ago. I am parenting now, and it was true what I had heard about motherhood; life is not exactly the same as before. I've changed. I've found another type of strength I didn't know I had. I also found...

Yoga teacher? Why?

There is a yoga trend at the moment. Many studios offer yoga teacher training and courses to teach you how to teach yoga. I had seen these promotions for a long time until I decided to enroll. Why? Because I felt I had to learn how to explain to others the wonders I had been discovering during my yoga path....

It is all about self-control

Yes, it might sound obvious but one of our biggest challenges as human beings is to master self-control. The lessons start since we are babies. We need to learn how to control our bodies first in order to communicate, to move, etc. The journey never ends. Now as a mom, I can see how difficult is this task for us...

Gratitude, what my newborn is teaching me…

Practicing yoga as a mom of a newborn has been challenging. However, the lessons I am learning from my baby are incredibly connected to the lessons I have been learning from the philosophy of yoga. A newborn brings so much joy but also a lot of anxiety and frustration. You want to give them all they need. How can you fix...

Lessons I learned after giving birth

Things I learned from my birth story: Giving birth is a natural thing, but the sensations you experience are from another world. You have an animal instinct within you. You are an animal with a sophisticated mind. Time can become an abstract concept because you can not escape "Here and Now". Your body is a machine guided by a wise force you can not fully...