One of the best things for me living in Ubud, is that I have found a private yoga instructor who practice yoga with me in my own garden! She shows up nearly everyday and it is amazing, cause her classes are always so spot on what I need that day! They are usually a mixture between … More Sure, I know what I WANT but what do I NEED..!?
“Buddhism declares that in this world there is nothing that is fixed and permanent. Everything is subject to change and alteration. According to teachings of Buddha, life is comparable to a river. It is a progressive moment, a successive series of different moments, joining together to give the impression of one continuous flow. The river … More Life is an ever changing river – from capoeira and beer, to a writing bubble!
“Until further notice – celebrate everything!” this note is sitting on my sisters fridge in her kitchen. A wee reminder that life is full of small and big achievements and events that in deed is a cause for celebration! Last Sunday here in Ubud, something happened which might seem as a small event, but in … More To eat or not to eat – chocolate cake..
“And finally, to girls everywhere, I am with you. On nights when you feel alone, I am with you. When people doubt you or dismiss you, I am with you. I fought everyday for you. So never stop fighting, I believe you. As the author Anne Lamott once wrote, “Lighthouses don’t go running all … More Remember one thing, unconscious people do not want tea. Nor sex. NEVER.
Below is the unedited letter that I wrote to my former Uni-friend a year ago, when suddenly memories had surfaced in me, and I had come to realize the sensational insight – that I didn’t rape myself that night, six years ago while studying for my Master’s. Someone else raped me. Having sex without consent, … More “Remember one thing – unconscious people do not want tea. Nor sex. NEVER.” Letter to a friend.
Once when I was a child, my grandfather asked me if I would rather have a watch that had stopped, or one which was twelve minutes too late? “Oh, stop being silly grandpa! Of course I would rather have one which was twelve minutes late than one which had stopped!” “I would chose the one that … More Time, time.. all we got is time..
I love to travel, subsequently, I have done many trips! I started to travel young when my parents would pack us three kids into our Volvo (but of course!), the boot full of bags and buggies and the passenger-seat fully packed by us three children, toys, lego, bags, candy for the road, books and audio books … More You never know where the journey will take you..
What are you willing to let go of and what are you holding onto? Memories? Past heart aches and failures? Clothes and objects..? Is it better to let things go, or do we benefit from holding on to lessons we learnt in the past? Where is the limit, when is it good to learn from past experiences … More Do you want to release that anger? No I DON’T!! Thank you very much!!
Power-yoga with Denise at 9 in the morning. This hardcore rock-n-roll-tattoo-filled-mother-of-a-teenage-boy-yogi is oozing strength and general bad-ass. She looks like someone who has been training yoga hardcore 8 hours a day for the last 30 years (and probably she has! If not more!), and everything she does is done with grace as if nothing is … More Don’t worry – this is just the preparation. Things will get a lot worse..
Have you ever found yourself in a changing room, looking yourself in the mirror and thinking; “Wow! This outfit will be perfect for when I am invited to an exclusive barbecue on a private beach or a cool arty-party on a roof top of Manhattan! Or even if I am invited to a release party, … More Creating your dream life – in the changing room!