The uncool business of ‘wanting to have children’

There are many posts recently defending the right of women to no having children. There is even a book, Regretting Motherhood, by Orna Donath. Its overall idea presents mothers really loving their children -not that they want to send them back (not that they could, anyway); but somehow thinking that their life would be more … More The uncool business of ‘wanting to have children’

Mating in Captivity – Esther Perel on relationships and sexuality

It’s that loving time of the year again 🙂 For anyone who has loved, loves or wants to love… Here is a Valentine’s present! My summary of a great book I read recently, Mating in Captivity by Esther Perel, can be easily replaced by this interview to the author. Esther Perel talks about desire, relationships, marriage, … More Mating in Captivity – Esther Perel on relationships and sexuality

A summer of little yoga (and not that much running)

Hello there! This is the anti-fit post, because as much as I like to write about yoga and exercise, the truth is that this summer has not been the fittest for me, despite being very much fun. More social plans, less Instagram challenges and the half marathon approaching fast (it’s actually next week!) left me … More A summer of little yoga (and not that much running)

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 these days, and our society, are affected by 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