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Yoga @home

Yoga @home

Today I did at home. During the winter time I do more at home than during summer. Sometimes it is due to cold weather, other times it is just my progress that depends on it. Right now I work on going into each asana without feeling any kind of pain, positive or...
My Ego

My Ego

Today I had to face myself not being happy with a situation. I got angry/annoyed right away, then I calmed down and got my act together. It all got solved in a good way, but I wish I never got angry/annoyed. I observe my thoughts both as I get angry/annoyed and also...
Movie: Yoga Maya

Movie: Yoga Maya

At Satsang, Jivamukti Yoga Stavanger, we watched Yoga Maya. It was a wonderful film. Among other things it raised the question about yoga being a religion, and it claimed Yoga came to being before Hinduism, Hence, it is not a religion. In Patanjali, it is only once...
My interests

My interests

Favourite flower is tulip. Interests in general are yoga, travel, books, movies, organic plant based food now and then, happiness, growing, learning, truth, love, beauty, evolution, creativity, peace, the ocean and spiritual studies. When it comes to books, my...
Sankalpa

Sankalpa

San means born of the heart and kalpa means way of being. Sankalpa is the deepest intention and desire that are born in the heart. In the Upanishads it says: you are your deepest desire. You may write down your Sankalpa and repeat it every day for 40 days and then...
Satyananda – short introduction

Satyananda – short introduction

As mentioned earlier Satyananda Yoga includes Hatha- (physical yoga poses), Raja- (the knowledge of the mind), Jnana- (the path of knowledge), Bhakti- (the path of heart and emotion) and Karma yoga (the path of service). Here is a short introduction: Hatha yoga...
New Years resolution – Mindfulness

New Years resolution – Mindfulness

Practice: Do a mindfulness program 5 – 30 min. a day. Start with 5 minutes then increase gradually. What is mindfulness? “Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to the internal and external experiences occurring in the present...
Vegan

Vegan

I went plant-based in 2010 due to the fact that it is the food I like the most. In 2018 I have become a flexitarian, however, I might going fully vegan again. There are usually three main reasons why people go plant-based; health, environment and humanitarian. Let us...
Creating a class @ home

Creating a class @ home

New Year is getting close, are you ready to do yoga at home on your own? Here are a few tips. You may start your session with Pranayama, then asanas for each chakra and finish with Shavasana/Yoga Nidra and/or meditation. Sun salutations affects every chakra. You can...
New Yorker

New Yorker

From the New Yorker and by Kim Warp: «And now I want to send peaceful, loving thoughts to all sentient beings on the planet who have exactly the same political, economic and religious beliefs that you do» Namaste
A few links for inspiration

A few links for inspiration

Here are a few links to explore regarding your yoga practice: Research Elsevier – yoga research Harvard Medical School – yoga research Oxford Mindfulness Centre Center for Mindfulness UMASS Medical School Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D. authored over 50 books  ...
Organic products

Organic products

The yoga journey is a purification process, you become more aware of yourself and your surroundings. I started using organic products in August 2016. Companies call their products organic even if only 5% of the ingredients are organic, so please ask for references in...
Anatomy

Anatomy

We consists of 11 systems, these are as follows: 1. Integumentary system, skin, Sahasrara chakra It recieves the oxygen, activated by touch and smell. It protects and gives information to the brain. Diseases can be allergy, burns, acne and exema. 2. Muscular system,...