Thrive and success

I have considered the book "Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Happier Life" by Arianna Huffington for a while but couldn't make up my mind. Seth Godin posted a short review, "What does success look like now?", over at hugdug. The text below is part of that. Most people use the... Continue Reading →

Take a Walk

I subscribe to the newsletter "A Month of Me Time" from The Calm Space. It's nice reminders, "Simple Daily Actions to Nourish Your Soul". Today it was about the benefits of walking and I love the included quote. Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state... Continue Reading →

When mind attacks body – the nocebo effect

Today at Twitter I got this link, The science of voodoo: When mind attacks body. It's a really interesting article that goes from placebo (when mind helps the body) to nocebo (when mind attacks body). The idea that believing you are ill can make you ill may seem far-fetched, yet rigorous trials have established beyond... Continue Reading →

Milk and Sugar

Yoga and my spiritual development makes me change gradually what I eat. The two things I focus on at present is to eliminate or at least cut down on sugar and dairy. When it comes to sweets I do not like the concept of artificial sweeteners, I avoid them completely. Zen Habits has a great... Continue Reading →

An Eater’s Manifesto

I found An Eater’s Manifesto over at ChangeThis. The manifesto by Michael Pollan is an interesting read, a teaser for his book "In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto" but well worth reading. Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. That, more or less, is the short answer to the supposedly incredibly complicated and confusing... Continue Reading →

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