Category Archives: Meditation

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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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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