26 January 2023No Comments

Wie gute Gewohnheiten gelingen

Dry January, Veganuary und dann? Wie gute Gewohnheiten auf Dauer gelingen. 3 Tips dazu in diesem Blogpost.

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14 September 20224 Comments

Ich, Yogalehrerin mit Essstörung

Wir können nicht aus unserer Haut raus. Unsere Gesellschaft und Kultur ist von Fatphobia (panische Angst vor Übergewicht) geprägt. Schlankheit steht nicht nur in Verbindung mit Schönheit. Einer übergewichtigen Person sprechen wir sofort Qualitäten wie Selbstdisziplin, Zuverlässigkeit, sogar Intelligenz ab. Kein Wunder sind wir deswegen auch mit uns selbst so streng.

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29 June 2022No Comments

Warum Yin Yoga? – Drei Gründe, wieso Yin Yoga es mir angetan hat

Im Grunde bin ich eine jener Personen, die Yin Yoga mit Vorsicht geniessen sollten. Wegen meiner hypermobilen Gelenke muss ich sehr viel mehr aktiven Muskelaufbau machen als passives Dehnen. Trotzdem hat gerade Yin Yoga es mir angetan. Ich könnte mir mein Leben nicht ohne diese Ergänzung vorstellen. Hier sind drei Gründe und meine Liebeserklärung an Yin Yoga: Entschleunigung, Selbstfürsorge und Resilienz.

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16 February 2022No Comments

Wie ein Jahr Konsumverzicht an meiner Identität rüttelte

So oft konsumieren wir – egal was – um ein Gefühl von Unzulänglichkeit oder Unzugehörigkeit zu überdecken. Wir erleben einen kurzen Glücksmoment – auch bekannt als Dopamin-Kick – und das Problem scheint zumindest vorübergehend aus der Welt. 

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24 December 2021No Comments

I touch myself. Do you?

Especially for women, but for everybody really, it’s imperative that we check in with our bodies. By the way, with our minds as well. How is that going to happen if we don’t have a way of establishing contact? Whether we do it digitally, visually or by cultivating a regular physical or mindfulness practice, we must enter communication with our body - all parts of it. How else will we notice changes? How else can we become literate in the language of our body and intimate with ourselves?

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7 December 2020No Comments

Five simple tools to prevent relapse during the pandemic

The pandemic is a catalyzer. Old demons resurface and are magnified. Here's how simple yoga tools can help with getting out of your head and stopping the downward spiral.

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19 September 2020No Comments

Yoga – a lifeline for recovering addicts during the coronavirus pandemic

The news of the pandemic was scary for everyone, and more so for people with a weakened nervous system. Addicts, whether recovering or not, felt the strain of the global uncertainty intensely. Using is a way of self-medicating when addicts can’t cope. It’s hard for them not to reach for their drug of choice when feeling out of control, frightened or threatened. For weeks, many of the life savers normally available to them, remained out of reach.

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23 April 2020No Comments

For what we’re worth — is offering free online yoga going to ruin our business?

Spring 2020, half the world was on lockdown and yoga teachers rushed online to offer their services and community support. Many of them didn't charge for their classes on zoom or via facebook livestream, degrading the value of yoga. Is the yoga world going to bounce back from that once this pandemic will be history?

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20 May 2019No Comments

Forty days after baby

In yogic circles, setting an intention isn't the same as a new year's resolution. It doesn't mean bending over backwards to reach my goal. You formulate your intention in the privacy of your mind and leave it at that. Still, something within re-aligns. It's like the act of unfurling the sail on the mast. Then all there's left to do is to wait for the wind to blow in the right direction. And one day, you just take off.

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30 April 2019No Comments

The principle of joy

In yogic circles, setting an intention isn't the same as a new year's resolution. It doesn't mean bending over backwards to reach my goal. You formulate your intention in the privacy of your mind and leave it at that. Still, something within re-aligns. It's like the act of unfurling the sail on the mast. Then all there's left to do is to wait for the wind to blow in the right direction. And one day, you just take off.

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27 March 2019No Comments

Addicted to control

he root of the problem is that I'm addicted to control. Why? Because it soothes my anxiety. Other people might have a couple of drinks, to feel more relaxed, or snort cocaine to feel invincible. I get high on control, on that high-strung feeling inside. I get a kick out of the illusion that personally holding things together will prevent the world from falling apart. But like any proper addict, the moment the craving is satisfied, I don't feel better. There's already the next thing to worry about and the next hit to procure.

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11 February 2019No Comments

Heal your heart first

Ethan Nichtern, a widely respected Buddhist and meditation teacher in New York City, recently wrote something on Twitter that resonated with many: “Been meditating for almost twenty-five years. Self-critical thoughts still come. I still think 'I suck' on a regular basis.” Self-love and self-acceptance don't come easy. Not even for those who have had a lot of practice.

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11 January 2019No Comments

Setting sail

I noticed myself constantly reaching for something: coffee, sweets, social media, the odd glass of wine on a weeknight, and Netflix. While none of these self-soothing strategies sound particularly alarming, the frequency with which I was applying them was bothering me. I may not be addicted to caffeine or alcohol. But to some extent I was using these coping strategies to alleviate the pain of good bye.

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11 October 2018No Comments

The nasty email

I believe we've all been on the receiving end of a nasty email before. This is how my last week started, with an abrasive email on Monday morning. I find myself itching to ask: What do you do when this happens to you? Because after all the soul-searching work I have done – from meditation to family constellation, from shamanistic rituals to therapy, from kinesiology to astro readings – these emails get me every time.

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23 September 2018No Comments

A clear signal – about speaking our truth

I know mitigating the truth is not lying, but it's not exactly saying the truth either. Plus, there's something incredibly frustrating about biting your lip and not feeling safe enough to say what you mean. It feels a lot like the white noise while you search for a radio channel.

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