Category Archives: Body

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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Breathe For Life

Breathing is what keeps us alive, and still we just take it for granted the way it goes in and out. In and out, and in and out, until we draw our last breath… Still many of us don’t really … Continue reading

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Breathe, You Are Alive!

A very Happy New Year to you all! Perhaps you have started off 2016 with some optimistic new year’s resolutions – see my latest newsletter at the Happiness Network – but why not simply be grateful to life and enjoy … Continue reading

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Autumn Cures

Autumn and winter is the time for catching a cold or even the influenza. Let’s prepare our systems to meet with these challenges, and not getting caught! First rule: we have to live in harmony with the changing seasons. That … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, be happy!

How come we never learn? At least me: I KNOW there’s no meaning in worrying, but still I do. Like before the Big Brother Group came to visit me for three days of hiking in the Val d’Hérens. To guide … Continue reading

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Stop, Smile, and Breathe

It’s been more than ten years that I’ve been reading and thinking about mindfulness and how to live a more conscious life. Of course during that time I’ve taken some steps in the right direction. I’m not blindly rushing on … Continue reading

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Herbal Pleasures

Since at this time of year I’m so deeply into collecting plants and using them for different purposes, I continue on that track here. I borrowed a bunch of books by our local Herb Guru, Madame Germaine Cousin from St.Martin … Continue reading

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One Arrow – Or Two?

After a long time I returned to The City to meet with dear old friends again. It’s always hard to leave The Mountains, but once back in Basel (in this case) I so much enjoyed spending time with these wonderful … Continue reading

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The Little Things in Life

Of course, it’s no “little thing” to have a balcony facing south-west, with full sun from 10 AM to 8 PM. I am very privileged indeed to have my evening meal on this balcony, tired but happy after a long … Continue reading

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