How to Deal with Summer Blues & Post-Travel Blues

It’s summer time, and last week I shared tips on how to savour your summer and get the most out of it. Because we all deserve happiness. Especially in a pandemic, many are comparing these times to pre-pandemic lives, pre-pandemic summers, full of festivals, clubs, bars, travel… freedom. It does not mean just because thisContinue reading “How to Deal with Summer Blues & Post-Travel Blues”

6 Mindful Ways to Take Care of Yourself

No matter which season we are in, not only our bodies need some nourishment – our souls & minds need it too. Especially now, a year into this pandemic, we all deserve a serious pat on the back for making it so far. However, often life gets in the way – we all have ourContinue reading “6 Mindful Ways to Take Care of Yourself”

Mindful Eating 101: A Beginner’s Guide

In honour of #EDAwarenessweek, and in honour of all who are battling with an ED, I decided to write this piece about mindful eating – bringing in mindfulness not only during eating, but also before and afterwards. What is mindfulness, and what is mindful eating? Why and how can we mindfully eat? How does itContinue reading “Mindful Eating 101: A Beginner’s Guide”

3 Life-Changing Benefits of Mindfulness

Living mindfully means more than meditating, being calm all the time, or having no stress (that’s impossible and not the goal). Mindful living means making conscious choices instead of living on automatic pilot. It means living our truth, and getting closer to ourselves. I’d like to share with you some powerful lessons that I came across this week. These lessonsContinue reading “3 Life-Changing Benefits of Mindfulness”

4 Mindful Steps to Self-Love

In all my years practising meditation and self-love, I’ve discovered 4 essential steps to self-love. Research on self-compassion and self-love show it is associated with less stress, less anxiety, more optimism, better recovery from stress, and it paves the way to a positive mindset, which helps you overcome obstacles or challenges more. Instead of makingContinue reading “4 Mindful Steps to Self-Love”

‘Tis the Season of Love: 3 Mindful Self-Compassion Practices

‘Tis the season of love. Friday’s full moon in Leo left us longing for (self)love and Valentine’s Day is approaching. The perfect time to take a look at how we can show ourselves some love. So why do we need self-compassion? What can this do for you? Self-compassion allows us to build up our emotionalContinue reading “‘Tis the Season of Love: 3 Mindful Self-Compassion Practices”

How to Make 2021 Your Year

1. Set a clear intention First things first: let’s make a priority list of things that matter most to you, and you wish to work on this year. This can go from learning more recipes to meditating more to eating healthier to loving yourself more. (hack: the one you wrote first is probably the oneContinue reading “How to Make 2021 Your Year”

4 Mindful Practices to Recharge + Avoid Burnout

With winter around the corner + a new lockdown for some countries, many of us are not only facing those winter blues, but now there’s also a thing as lockdown blues. Days become shorter and nights become longer. Being separated from our loved ones and having limited time to spend outdoors takes its toll onContinue reading “4 Mindful Practices to Recharge + Avoid Burnout”