Tag: Healthy

Ways of helping children to manage stress

Ways of helping children to manage stress

Stress is the mental and physical reaction to external factors. The feelings and emotions triggered inside of us depend upon our interpretation of those factors. One strategy consists of raising our stress threshold level so that stress reactions are harder to cause. Another strategy provides tools to efficiently reduce our stress reactions and to neutralize them…

The benefits of yoga for children

The benefits of yoga for children

We have a lot of options today when it comes to our kids. The world is a merry-go-round or roundabout of opportunities, a playground that has almost everything to offer future generations. Yet we find our children to be under more social pressure and academic achievement than ever. The rate of prescription drugs, ADHD diagnoses,…

Recipe of the month

Recipe of the month

Since the focus this month is on kids, I wanted to talk about a recipe that (my) kids love. Then I realized that with kids it is difficult to pin point what is a recipe that they really like. My experience shows that what is favourite today, will most probably be on the NO GO…

Nutrition for kids

Nutrition for kids

A healthy nutrition is especially important during childhood. Those years shape healthy eating and drinking habits. Parents, grandparents and caregiver steer the development of food preferences, which usually stay with us for the rest of our life. This includes choices of foods as well as eating behavior. Rational arguments, like „you have to eat fruits,…

O – make it your own yoga

O – make it your own yoga

O is the zero, the blank, the multivalent yet undetermined.  O is your personal slogan, make it your own yoga It is with an O, minimal, complete, round, undetermined, void, that I better describe my own yoga practice, the one that I know about and share with my students. I believe yoga is much more than the tribal…

Recipe of the month

Recipe of the month

This month I want to share another one of my favourite recipes from the “The Beauty Detox Foods” book. I love all kinds of vegetables, as well as quinoa. Very often for dinner I will make Kimberly Snyder’s “Quinoa Ten-Veggie Fried Rice”.  I love the fact that it is very light meal, easy to make…

What is Yoga All About?

What is Yoga All About?

Yoga is trendy. It is the “in thing” to do or at least to claim that one does it. It’s almost like one has to be able to say “oh, yes, I also do yoga”. But what is yoga all about and why has it gained so much popularity in recent years? Is it a…

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