Category Archives: Meditation

Face Your Fears

During a long train trip that I recently took, I pondered the question “What is my greatest fear?”. In order to live a peaceful life I feel it’s important to do these kind of reflections from time to time. My … Continue reading

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Outdoor Meditation

Next to my garden shed there is a perfect space where I can sit outside and meditate unseen and undisturbed. It’s a quiet little corner; the only living souls passing by are the cows or donkeys, sometimes grazing next to … Continue reading

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The Inner Child

Thinking back at when we were children, there are not always only sunny and happy memories, but also things we feel that we were missing. Perhaps we didn’t always feel fully noticed or appreciated, perhaps we wanted to be hugged … Continue reading

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Tonglen II

Sometimes you come across a person during your day and you can see it in his or her face that they are not well. They might seem anxious, sad, angry or just extremely tense. In moments like these you feel … Continue reading

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Your Health is Your Capital

Luckily we do not know what the future has in store for us. Despite a healthy lifestyle we might fall seriously ill tomorrow or have a severe accident next month, and there’s nothing we can do about that. What you … Continue reading

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Wonders Along My Way I

In a way, every single one of my hikes is a wonder. Already the fact that I live in the mountains with access to a countless number of magnificent trails is something of a miracle and something you think you’d … Continue reading

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Early Morning Energy

Waking up at five doesn’t bother me; I just love getting up with the sun. I do my morning sit-ups, oil pulling, water the garden, have a steady bircher müesli breakfast – blog post will follow 😉 – and pack … Continue reading

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Inner Peace

In times of inner and/or outer turmoil I need a fixed point – a center of peace to return to and to rest my mind in. When I feel my heart racing or my head swelling of unwanted thoughts or … Continue reading

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From Head to Heart

We all know it: we think too much. We spend too much time and energy in our heads, which leads to everything from headaches to depressions. At work and for solving specific problems it may be necessary, but at least … 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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