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’

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

Be Patient- Trust the timing of your life

This new post, part of the BeLikeYoga series, features Patience. Patience is much needed in yoga in order to give our body time to develop and eventually achieve the different asanas. Strength, flexibility and balance are not qualities that come overnight, but after practice and persistence. Wanting to move too fast and pushing our bodies … More Be Patient- Trust the timing of your life

About Comparison – The grass is greener where you water it

“The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence”. Most of us know this saying, which exists in many languages as well, so I reckon it is a common thought: things look better, brighter in other people’s life, not in ours. Comparing ourselves to others is a very common thing, especially in … More About Comparison – The grass is greener where you water it