Category Archives: Meditation

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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Insomnia

Sometimes stress or worries deprive me of my sleep. I might fall asleep normally and wake up at 2 AM, just to rotate in my bed. Over the years I’ve learned to relax in these situations – after all I … Continue reading

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Happiness is a State of Mind

“Happiness is a state of mind, a feeling above all other feelings that allows us to know that it’s good to be alive, that our existence has a meaning, and that we are where we belong.” Daphne Rose Kingma: “A … Continue reading

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Mountain Bliss II

The hiking season on higher altitudes is not long – mid May to mid October – but it’s so intense and vitalizing! I make detours around cows, try to ignore my hay fever, and enjoy that very special atmosphere up … Continue reading

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Noise Pollution

There is so much noise around us. When I say noise, I don’t mean what I hear in nature: water splashing, insects buzzing, sounds of birds. These noises may be strong, but they don’t disturb. But all the noises in … Continue reading

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Pride Without Prejudice

Of all the different things I’m writing, I just got my first little article published! I must admit it makes me very proud to see what they’ve called “Living Authentically: A Personal Story” on the website Think Simple Now So … Continue reading

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The Right Path

Happiness means feeling you are on the right path every moment. You don’t need to arrive at the end of the path on order to be happy. The right path refers to the very concrete ways you live your life … Continue reading

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Hugging Meditation

In some countries a hug is the way to greet the people you (more or less) know. Often these hugs are just a quick gesture, like shaking your hands. Then there’s the hug with good friends: closer, and warmer. And then there’s … Continue reading

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