The Importance of The Breath

In all meditation and yoga classes, you keep on hearing it, calm down your breath, mind your breathing, and more. But why is this so important and most of all, why does it help? Let's find out! Breath in Yoga Philosophy Let's start to have a look at some philosophy. Within the Hindu and Yogic tradition, it's been said by…

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Stop Using Palo Santo and Great Alternatives

It might be a bit harsh to say to you that you've got to stop using your beloved tree. But at this moment the Palo Santo tree is endangered and we should take it slow on the usage of this amazing piece of wood. There are only about 250 trees left and therefore it would be good to look at a couple…

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Yoga And Religion

I've heard it a couple of times as a yoga teacher when I was meeting other people: I can't do yoga because it's against my religion. In this article, I want to dive in a bit deeper to see why it might be against someone's religion to do yoga and what yoga teachers or yourself can do about it to…

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Spiritual Healing Quotes Explained

So, we've all read a couple of quotes and we have loved them as well. And with that, we've also encountered a couple of quotes that we know could help us in the future, yet we aren't aware of what they are meaning to us at the moment. Therefore, you'll find several healing quotes with some explanation to it to…

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Dealing With Sensitivity as a HSP

After reading the book of Elaine Aron ' The Highly Sensitive Person ' I was quite convinced that I am an HSP too. And it's a must-read if you are one of us too. About 20% of the people out there are highly sensitive, so it's quite common. And after that, I've read a couple more books, but a lot…

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Ahimsa in your Travels

In one of my articles I've already explained a lot about the Yamas and the Niyamas, so by now, you know already a thing or two about being non-violent (which is what ahimsa stands for). Of course, we can stretch this term even more. I've talked about being non-violent towards others and yourself. But have you ever thought about being…

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Yoga and Mantras

Sometimes when you go to a yoga class some teachers are singing weird words, everybody seems to know them and it looks like an alien language. Well, those are mantras and they are known particularly in the Sanskrit language. However, mantras are quite known in other languages as well, and you'll probably even know them, it's just a bit different…

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