Strengthening Your Immune System

Have your children already brought a cold home from school? Have you picked up a virus in your yoga class or on the bus? Are you constantly struck down by colds, flu or other infections? Do you easily get sick after a stressful event or on the weekend after a stressful week? Your immune system […]

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Detox Your Body

Spring is the perfect time for a body cleanse. In spring, we often have more energy and more motivation to change our life-style than at other times of the year. Do you want to feel better? Do you want to increase your energy, sleep better, lose weight, decrease pain in our body, or improve mood […]

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How much exercise do I need?

  A sedentary life-style and inactivity is becoming increasingly prevalent which is a great concern of many health professionals. According to the WHO 60 – 85% of the population worldwide does not engage enough in activity, making physical inactivity the fourth leading risk to mortality! Physical activity reduces the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, […]

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Living According to the Seasons

Living in rhythm with the season means adapting ourselves and our lifestyles to the Earth’s natural cycles. Taking the seasons into account and listening to our body’s needs supports our health and allows us to make use of our energies to the fullest. In former times, it was natural to live in rhythm with nature. […]

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10 TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR SLEEP

“If you are having a lot of trouble sleeping, your body may be trying to tell you something about the way you are conducting your life. As with all other mind-body symptoms, this message is worth listening to.”                       Jon Kabat-Zinn, Creator of Stress Reduction Clinic […]

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Connection to Yourself – Connection to Others

Christmas is fast approaching. This is the time to connect with family and friends and enjoy each other’s company. During this time of a year, many people are stressed; there are so many more things on the schedule than usual: getting gifts, wrapping, decorating the house or organizing parties and family dinners. Many people have […]

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Facts about Headaches and Migraines

Headaches are among the most common ailments of the nervous system. According WHO (World Health Organization), it has been estimated that almost half of the adult population has had a headache at least once within a year. Headache disorders include tension-type headaches, migraines and cluster headaches. Tension headaches are the most common variety of headaches. […]

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Natural Headache Relief

Reflexology, Alexander Technique and the Bach Remedies are valuable methods to address headaches and migraines. Find out here how they differ and how you can benefit from them – and learn what life-style changes might also be beneficial:   Reflexology – Treating Headaches by Touch of the Feet Reflexology addresses headaches and migraines through touch […]

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Breathing Naturally

Breath is essential to life! It is the first thing we do when we are born and the last thing we do when we pass on. We cannot live more than a few minutes without it. With the inhale, we take oxygen into our body, and with the exhale, we expel the waste product, carbon […]

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Busy Life

How was your last week? Are you already overwhelmed and stressed by the many daily tasks? Driving the children to school, taking them to their after-school activities, having dinner ready on time – or taking up your own classes, going to meetings, getting involved in volunteer activities …  Summer is over and getting into the […]

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Self-Care in Holiday Season

We all wish for a happy Christmas time, but for many people the Holiday Season is quite hectic and stressful. Social gatherings, decorating the house, baking, shopping, wrapping gifts … all this takes time. Then there is the rest of life, too! By the time Christmas comes around, we may be very exhausted. It is […]

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Natural Stress Relief – Rescue Remedy

No other Bach Flower essence has generated so many reports of positive experiences as the Rescue Remedy. For that reason, Rescue Remedy is the most well known of the Bach Flower Remedies. This healing system was developed by Dr. Edward Bach, a medical doctor, homeopath and physician, in the 30ies in England. The Bach Flower […]

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Good Choices for a Joyful Time

In my Alexander Technique classes, I sometimes play a ball game. The students are standing in one circle. Step I: I throw a soft ball to someone, the person catches it. She/he throws it again to somebody else and the ball keeps passing on. Simple. Step II: I ask the students to not catch the […]

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