Category Archives: Body

The Kingdom of Scent

It is said that the olfactory sense is man’s strongest sense. When the smell of my favourite childhood dish, potato pancakes, reaches my nose I am immediately transported back to the happy little girl I was when my mother prepared … Continue reading

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Colour Therapy

I am convinced that the general mood lift most of us experience during spring and summer is, at least partly, due to the return of colours. In many regions winters are prevailingly dull and grey and it is no wonder … Continue reading

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The Prerogative of Posture

The difference whether you slouch, or sit and stand straight is very noticeable. Apart of it being very visible to the rest of the world, you can really feel the difference yourself: the straight position both shows and feels like … Continue reading

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Passionate Cookery

Significant for the lifestyle I’ve adopted up here in the mountains is that I spend hours and hours outside each day. Just like the slogan of a German sports brand puts it: “Draußen zuhause” (At home outdoors). However, every now … Continue reading

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Naturally Curing Seasonal Cold

With autumn and winter, seasonal flus and colds invade us. All around people are sneezing, snotting and coughing, and finally end up we catching it ourselves. Busy as we all are, we still continue to go to school or work, … Continue reading

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My Body is My Temple

“Don’t you realise that the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit?” (1 Corinthians 6:19) Most of us probably do, but do we live out the real meaning of this quote: a harmonious unity of body and mind; equal, … Continue reading

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Soft Lips

You could say I’m a bit addicted to lip balm. During many years I have been trying out dozens of different brands to find the one I really liked. I ended up with quite an expensive ecologic German lip balm … Continue reading

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Always Take the Weather With You

Sometimes I feel like a hermit, living in my little house at the end of the village and spending most of my time on my own. Entire days can pass when I speak to no-one and just wander around in … Continue reading

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Restoring Qi

On days like that, when the sky looks sad and the mountains are hiding in the clouds… On days like that, when my head is aching and a great weariness makes my steps heavy. On such days I sometimes get … Continue reading

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The Tender Touch

Saying goodbye to one of my dear friends lately, I enjoyed the tenderness with which she hugged me. Thinking that I wanted more such tenderness in my life, I suddenly realised that I have to show it myself to begin … Continue reading

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