“Try to respect the reasons your lifetrap developed in the first place. In your childhood, it was essential for your emotional survival. But what was once a help to you is now hurting you, and it is time to give it up. It is time for you to begin the slow journey out of self-denial… Continue reading Yoga and Schema Therapy: Similar Ideas from Different Angles
Yoga and psychology are two fields that I am super passionate about. I love to integrate modern science with ancient philosophy, and insights from clinical practice with an experiential therapeutic approach. Do you share the passion and curiosity about yoga and psychology with me? And would you like to share your knowledge and experience in integrating both worlds? I will organize a brainstorm session each 3rd Sunday of the month through the Network Yoga Therapy Community: Yoga Therapy for Psychologists. You are most welcome to join and share your ideas.
When working from home these days, finding some balance in your lifestyle is very important to stay healthy. We know that yoga offers many tools to balance your body and mind. However, on a busy day, it may be hard to take time for your yoga practice. How do you manage to do some yoga when you need it most? Here's some ideas on integrating the yoga lifestyle into your workday.
Yoga has been prescribed by doctors in India for ages. Only recently, our modern Western society has discovered the benefits of yoga as well. Yoga can be especially helpful to develop resilience to stress. In this blog, you will learn why this is so important for health and wellbeing in general.
Nature always inspires me. When I'm walking in the mountains or the forest, I have all the time to reflect. Nature then suddenly seems to have all these beautiful messages and symbols about life. One of the things that lately came to my mind is the story about the Tree of Life. Traditional symbolism Trees… Continue reading The Tree of Life: a Symbol of Existence, Change and Infinity
It takes courage to experience your emotions fully. Many people learn to be more open, accepting and compassionate towards themselves when they practice yoga. In this blog, I'm sharing with you how yoga can help to cope with difficult emotions - including a short exercise you can do at home!
If you are a health care professional, it is vital to take care of your own needs as well. However, taking the advice that you give to others to your own heart is often easier said than done. How do you maintain your personal self-care habits as a caregiver?
A morning ritual is a super powerful tool to start your day in a balanced way. Learn how to find a ritual that works for you through the principles of yoga therapy and habit learning.
What does it mean to go back to basics and how can this help us to find freedom in life? I'm sharing three ideas with you in this blog: practicing yoga, connecting with nature and creating a minimalist lifestyle.
Yoga is a way of self-care that helps you to find balance in your life. In this blog, you can find some advice for the recovery and prevention of burn-out with the help of yoga.