At the beginning of November, this humble internet space celebrated its first year of life. I originally started BeLikeYoga to share my personal reflections about yoga, especially about its way of calming the mind and strengthening the body (and vice versa!). However, other health-related subjects I like (such as psychology, nutrition or books reviews) also … More BeLikeYoga turns 1! Anniversary reflections
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?
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
The third BeLikeYoga series focuses on Acceptance. As well as strength and flexibility, yoga is a discipline that requires acceptance. In almost every class I have been, the teacher repeats to us that we don’t have to strictly follow the flow. We can rest, or speed up, as we need. In life, like in yoga, we … More Be Accepting – It is what it is
Happy 2017 everyone!! 🙂 I wanted to start the New Year with what I’ve named the “BeLikeYoga Series”, which for me summarises how the qualities we develop during our yoga practise are also the ones that help us during our life challenges. And I wanted to feature Strength as the first one. Anyone who has gone … More Be Strong – You are a Diamond, Dear, they can’t break you
What gives the title to this blog, “Be Like Yoga” is a concept that got into my mind slowly as I started to practise yoga more regularly, at the very end of 2015. Actually it will be my anniversary in like a week 🙂 As I explained in another post, the time when I started yoga was … More What do you mean by “Be Like Yoga”?