How is trauma stored in the body over time, and how do we release it to cure aches?
This is how you start loving yourself
Like many others, I have been struggling with low self-esteem for most of my life. There is pressure to deny this part of ourselves on social media, but is total positivity even possible?
Why mindful breathing won’t work for you
Breathing meditation is be trendy right now, but might not work for everyone. If you struggle with it, read more for alternative meditations!
Suffering is ignorance, and ignorance is suffering
Today was the first day of a one week retreat on the precious human life with my favourite lama, and we discussed the origin of suffering (spoiler, its ignorance).
Why we refuse to surrender fear
If fear was meant to warn us of danger, anxiety is fear gone mad. Biology might explain trauma response, but why do we emotionally hold on to fear?
The material search for intimacy
How do you create intimacy: does it come naturally to you, do you have to make time for it or do you fear it? And can you find it within yourself?
I can’t wait to be patient
Our world doesn't lend itself to patience. With social media, Amazon Prime and Google, it's not surprising I expect immediate results for everything else, most of all healing.
From 8 hours screen time to 0! What I learned from a full day without screens
For months now I had been watching my screen time steadily creeping up, from scrolling on social media to binge watching series on Netflix. Enough was enough!
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.