The time I did magic

Last year I was obsessed with spirituality. But it was with the Quakers that something unexplainable and truly magical happened.

How movement can heal your trauma

In the mind-body school of trauma, movement is a staple to recovery.
Often we associate bodily sensations with danger, so we disassociate. But gentle movement therapy can help!

My new tattoo and the eightfold path

Two years ago in a Nepalese lake town, I got a lotus flower tattooed on my left wrist.
Finally, I got my other wrist tattooed with the dharma wheel.

What if God is a placebo effect?

The placebo effect largely depends on the level of trust the patient has in the treatment, just like God’s love can be felt by the people who believe in it.

Why be curious of our suffering?

Newsflash: suffering is inevitable. Even the holiest of monks and bravest of warriors experience heartbreak like the rest of us.

Judge people by how they act to people apologising to them

“A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.” – Dave Barry I am a stubborn gal. Blame it on me being a taurus, but I hold grudges. Treat me badly and show the slightest tint of remorse, and we’re good. But refuse to acknowledge my pain, and we’re pretty…

Awareness as a currency

Who do you spend the most time on? What do you worry about the most? Where do you wish you’d rather be? Have you poked your thoughts enough to make sure they are your own? Have you already noticed how you eat way too fast, not chewing your food, not choosing your words, always missing…