“Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual” by Michael Pollan

Eat food. Mostly plants. And not too much. This is pretty much how Michael Pollan summarises the key Food Rules in his fun and quick to read book. Nice and simple! For those who are not fans of long nutrition theories, here are my favourite rules from his entertaining book: Eat food Don’t eat anything your … More “Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual” by Michael Pollan

Half Marathon Challenge -Yoga for Runners (or Running for Yogis!)

I’ve recently signed up for my second ever half marathon! Do I like running? Well not really… I find it exhausting and quite painful to be honest. However, once I get into the routine, I kind of enjoy it (the warm weather and longer days really helps here!) Aside from my personal preferences, I do … More Half Marathon Challenge -Yoga for Runners (or Running for Yogis!)

Be Brave – What would you do if you were not afraid?

Fear is something very instinctive and inner in most human beings. It is normal to be afraid of the unknown, of changes or threats, of new things… Especially when you lack the confidence in yourself to overcome whatever is the test you are facing. In yoga, being brave is something that became important to me … More Be Brave – What would you do if you were not afraid?

Affluenza – How to be successful and stay sane by Oliver James

I’ve recently finished another interesting book by Olivier James. This one is about how many of us, and our society, these days are affected with what he calls the Affluenza virus, which he defines as “a set of (life) values which increase our vulnerability to emotional distress. It entails placing high value on acquiring money … More Affluenza – How to be successful and stay sane by Oliver James

“Yoga is so broad that we are eternal students, both in the spiritual and the physical side” Julia Arteaga

I came across Julia Arteaga on Instgram a few months ago. Her IG page, Yoguineando, was so funny and truthful that it was easy to get hooked! Natural from Spain and currently living in London, Julia’s yoga journey started a few years ago. Her practice has given her a life purpose, as well as a promising … More “Yoga is so broad that we are eternal students, both in the spiritual and the physical side” Julia Arteaga

Be Persistent – It’s a process, change takes time

This BeLikeYoga post might sound similar to the one about Patience. However, the difference is that being persistent normally involves something we can do directly, whereas patience is something we need to practise when things are out of our own control. Persistence is something essential in yoga, as well as in any physical discipline that requires training … More Be Persistent – It’s a process, change takes time