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!)

This is how I (finally) quit smoking- 7 Tips

Despite I’ve always been very anti-smoking, there were a few years during my youth when I was too dependent on the cigarettes. Although I’ve never been a huge smoker, I’d like it in certain occasions or moments of the day. However, the simple fact of being a “smoker” was something that didn’t really suit the person I wanted to be. … More This is how I (finally) quit smoking- 7 Tips

Yoga journey – or How long have you been practising?

Since I started to post yoga pictures on social media, probably the most common question I’ve been asked by my friends has been How long have you been practising? I totally get that question because it is the yoga spark question. It first popped into my brain when I watched the beautiful and striking video below, featured … More Yoga journey – or How long have you been practising?

5 eating tips that have nothing to do with what you eat

People don’t like to be told what to do. Following “a diet” is normally a pain for everyone, even the idea of “clean eating” is not that attractive for many people. So here are a few ideas to eat healthier without having to change what’s on the menu. Portions portions portions This is one of … More 5 eating tips that have nothing to do with what you eat

Be Flexible – I bend so I don’t break

Here is the second post of the ‘Belikeyoga series’, today featuring Flexibility. Last month I talked about being strong, and this time I wanted to explore thoughts on being flexible. Anybody who has seen yoga live, or in pictures, can see how flexible yogis are. Back-bends, splits, forward-folds, twists… the list is long and challenging. … More Be Flexible – I bend so I don’t break

Best (and worst) qualities of a yoga teacher

I’ve been doing yoga for over a year now. After having tried five different studios, and  practised with numerous yoga teachers, I’ve come up with a selection of the teacher qualities I appreciate the most as a yoga student. In my yogi-beginner opinion, a good yoga teacher…. Makes you aware of your feelings Almost all the yoga … More Best (and worst) qualities of a yoga teacher