7 exercises to relieve eye strain after hours in front of the computer

Are you the kind of person that, like me, spends a large part of the day in front of the computer straining your eyes to the max? I know it may not be your intestion to abuse your eyes, but it happens. And what about  when you force them to…

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Three simple exercises to help you survive long hours in front of the computer. {Video}

Are you one of those people that, like me, invests a lot of time in front of the computer? And then after a whole day sitting down you ask “why do I have this annoying back pain?” Recent studies from Harvard–Brigham and Women’s Hospital, are alerting us to the…

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My 3 best suggestions to prepare for a successful date.

So Valentines day passed again! This time of the year tends to get a bit tricky to navigate for many people I know. People that are either alone, with no partner, or maybe going through a tough phase with their valentine. A single friend was asking me yesterday what…

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3 energy draining habits that successful people totally avoid, and how to change them.

We have the impression that the main energy drainers in our lives are the huge problems that create big crises either in our work, in our personal life or our health. But we underestimate certain little daily habits that could be the ones draining our energy, making us feel tired, constantly…

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Strengthen your lungs with this breathing technique, specially good for sporty people. Video.

Are you a runner, a swimmer, a cyclist? Great! This breathing technique is specially for you. It will strengthen and increase the breathing  capacity of your lungs. It’s quite simple but quite powerful. Increasing the capacity of your lungs will make you more vital since you are properly oxygenating the…

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5 Ways to find and explore your passion when you’re totally bored of the usual routine. -Video-

A friend was asking me the other day: how can I find my passion in life? He was explaining that he had a good job, a girlfriend that he really was in love with and all seemed ok in his life, but he just felt something was lacking, like…

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How well are you trained to listen? -video included.

Listening is not as easy as it seems. I realised that during a conversation with a friend the other day. She mentioned how her son was improving in music, and I started thinking about how my daughter was not so good at music but more at painting. My mind…

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Going back to the basics of meditation for a sweet and fulfilling 2015!

I hope you are doing wonderfully well in the beginning of this year. In the last month I’ve been in hibernation mode; that means sleeping with no guilt, pampering myself in all possible ways, and as a big part of that, meditating a lot. Meditation brings me back to my…

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Boost your self-confidence with this powerful visualisation.

Happy New Year! I hope you are starting the year full of energy and enthusiasm. I’ve prepared a very special visualisation that I often use to boost my confidence, on those days where it may be a bit low. When I’m doubting myself and feeling that I’m not good…

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The most important thing you can do to get in shape for any project.

Breathing is the first thing we do when we are born, the last thing before dying. Our breath is the main vital force that keeps us alive. So, may I ask: How is your breathing ?Besides the fact that of course you are breathing because you are alive, how are you breathing?…

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Getting ready to fly high in 2015!

Hey! The end of the year is arriving soon. It went so fast! For me this is a time for introspection. To see what worked this year (habits, relationships, attitudes) and what I would like to change or transform. In that spirit, to get pampered and ready for the…

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8 strategies that successful leaders apply to get good results.

As a journalist I had the chance to interview all kinds of leaders. Presidents, ministers, celebrities, community leaders, scientists and specialists in all sorts of subjects, mothers, Olympic athletes, bomb attack survivors, project managers, creators and artists. I interviewed some in their best moments and others in times of…

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The boring practice of meditation and how to do it differently. -Video included-

My first meditation ever…I sat on the floor with my legs crossed and my back straight, as instructed on the meditation tape I just got from a friend. I’m ready to meditate. I feel inspired and filled with the hope that meditation will bring me the calm and the…

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Putting Your Gifts and Talents Out Into the World.

How are you doing? I hope all is great wherever you are! Here in Berlin I’m thrilled to invite you to a new breathing  session in the cycle Pranayama for Women in Transition. This time we will be: Getting Ready to Put Our Gifts & Talents Out Into the…

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Transform bad heavy stress into positive stress in 5 minutes.

Stress is not always bad. There is actually a good form of stress, one that helps you focus, helps you to be motivated and get prepared; a stress that feels exciting and that improves your performance. Like, for example, the tingling sensation in the stomach that you feel just…

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13 ways to successfully move through difficult transitions

If you are having a hard time going through a transition, here are 13 ways to cool down the process, and allow you to move-on with less drama and more success. I compiled this list throughout the years, after going through many difficult life-changing transitions myself, and helping friends…

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Pranayama for Women in Transition

THIS CLASS IS NO LONGER OPEN.  I hope you are doing wonderfully well. Autumn has arrived! I love this season and its beautiful colours and the crispy air. Inspired by all those trees preparing for change, I’m very happy to announce my next group session: Pranayama Yoga for Women in Transition. It…

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