7 Yoga-inspired Tips for Anxiety and Stress // 7 x Joogan inspiroimaa vinkkia stressin hallintaan

This past week has been the Mental Health Awareness Week (at least in the UK.) However, mental health is obviously not an issue just for one week a year, just like a good mental health is more than just absence of a mental health problem. Stress and anxiety for instance are issues that touch all … More 7 Yoga-inspired Tips for Anxiety and Stress // 7 x Joogan inspiroimaa vinkkia stressin hallintaan

Abhyasa and Vairagya

Practise and non-attachment can seem to be very contradictory terms as we usually associate practise with the expectation of some sort of results. Yet together these two form the principles that the whole yoga system as we know it today rests. You might have heard your yoga teacher to say the words ”just let everything … More Abhyasa and Vairagya

Spring Clean

In the last post I wrote about moving away from things that just do not feel right, even if reason can tell us otherwise. Needless to say, the topic of recognising when it is time to change the course and refocus energies has been in my mind a lot lately. Not that I have gone … More Spring Clean

Giving Up is an Option too // Luovuttaminenkin on vaihtoehto

When it comes to life advice, open any website, app or TV programme and we are quickly fooled into thinking that giving up is the biggest cardinal sin. From fitness routines, diets, dating to self-entrepreneurship, there seems to be an entire industry reminding us of the hidden powers and untapped potential that lives within us. … More Giving Up is an Option too // Luovuttaminenkin on vaihtoehto

Photos and Quotes

Because sometimes all there is left to say is “it is what it is.” Because it is Tuesday. Because I like looking at pictures and reading quotes and somebody else might too. Because sometimes the best thing is to remain quiet and enjoy the silence. Tallenna

Joogafilosofiaa: Niyamat eli yksilön suhde itseensä

Patanjalin Joogasutrissa esitellyn kahdeksanhaaraisen polun (“systeemin”) ensimmäinen askel, yamat, kuvailee kuinka saavuttaa harmoninen ja rauhanomainen asenne ulkomaailman kanssa. Toinen askele näissä kahdeksassa eettisessä neuvossa, niyamat, keskittyy puolestaan suhteeseen oman itsemme kanssa. Niyamoja voi kuvailla eräänlaisiksi mielen, kehon ja aistien treenaamiseksi matkalla kohti korkeampaa tietoisuutta ja täydellistä vapautta. Jos tämä kuulostaa hieman liian haastavalta tavoitteelta tähän … More Joogafilosofiaa: Niyamat eli yksilön suhde itseensä

CMD 2017/renew

What seems to be the most anticipated New Year is finally here and yes, I for one am pretty happy for it. Not because 2016 was personally the worst ever (but it was very bizarre) but because those weird ”non-existent days” between Christmas and New Year always make me feel like I am on a … More CMD 2017/renew