What the group thing does for me

I worked as a social worker in my 20s. My friend Ulrike was rather shy in groups. She was often amazed by the ease that allowed me to step in front of people in meetings and trainings. I didn’t see the realness of her fears, that could hold such a wonderful woman back so easily from expressing herself and her ... Read More

Being on fire and keeping it alive

I am still in awe. In awe of yoga virgins and how their first class and body experience blow their mind. Do you remember your first impressions of your body and mind after your first yoga session? I certainly do. I could not lift my foot to step off the street back on the pavement. At the time I lived in the ... Read More

Have you got Grit?

Sure I do! Or at least, that’s what I thought. I thought I was a person who had grit. People often compliment me on being someone who doesn’t easily give up. But when I learned about Angela Duckworth’s study on Grit, a storm broke loose inside of me. Her grit test showed that I only mark positive on half the … Read More

Detox Comfort Zone – a retrospective after ten days of cleansing

We all have our comfort zones in everyday life. For some, it is the job they know inside out, for others, it's how they train themselves regularly through yoga or other practices. But nowadays for most of us, for sure,  food is the most significant comfort zone. So how come a Detox - a cleanse with a specific diet that ... Read More