Category Archives: Meditation

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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Refreshed by Winter

Winter solitude in a world of one colour the sound of wind. Matsuo Basho I say winter, and I guess you think ”snow”. Alas, many places winter are not sparkling white at all, but mainly grey, humid and windy. We … Continue reading

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Christmas Colours

The two most typical colours of the upcoming Holiday Season are red and green, aren’t they? Santa’s suit and the Christmas tree! I thought about the symbolism behind these colours, and… Red, of course, is the symbol of Love. True … Continue reading

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White Light Meditation

In wintertime, when days are dark and grey, we need strategies to avoid getting gloomy. People turn on extra lights in their houses, or even take light therapy, plan for the next sunny beach vacation, or light dozens of candles. … Continue reading

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Books That Inspire

It is not the first time I read “The Untethered Soul” by Michael A. Singer. Already six years ago, I was struck by the simplicity of the author’s writing and how he treats the important theme on how to find … Continue reading

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Hiking and Walking Meditation

Hiking is a good activity to practice mindfulness, especially when the path is difficult; on higher altitude, passing steep slopes in rocky areas you have to concentrate to one hundred percent if you don’t want to have an accident (I … 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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Goodbye, Golden Autumn!

We have had the most magical autumn up here this year. Apart from a quick dip into winter with some snow mid October, it’s been amazingly warm and sunny until now. The colours of the deciduous trees changed to the … Continue reading

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