We all have monsters in our heads that prevent us from being disciplined clean human beings with well brushed teeth. This article is about how to deal with these monsters.
They say early morning and before going to bed is the best time for meditation, to calm your mind and have a good day and a good nights sleep. For me, those are two most difficult times of the day. In the morning I just cannot seem to wake up for the first three hours of the day and keep making many irrational decisions. In the evening my mind is tired, so it refuses to collaborate which prevents me from brushing my teeth and removing my make up, or preparing myself to sleep in any way possible.
Years of observation, reading articles and trying experiments have taught me to deal with my morning zombie and evening toothbrush monster and here I want to share with you how I do it. Continue reading “Live with your monsters”
This summer I tried to wear only skirts and dresses for a whole month, and I want to share with you how it went.
To start with, I have to mention where I got this crazy idea from – one day I found an article of a Russian woman, who was claiming that wearing only dresses changed her life Continue reading “One month of skirts and dresses”
One day I read a very long article in National Geographic about refined sugar. This was the day that made me think – wait, all those cookies I eat every day, are they bad for me? Continue reading “My sugar deprivation month”
Last week I decided to disconnect for 24 hours and see what happens. Here you will read what happened. Continue reading “Offline is a luxury”
What does it mean – to be homeless? How to define home? Should all of us have a need for home or is home overrated?
They say – your home is where your toothbrush is. I have calculated my homes since May 19, 2017 and I realized my toothbrush has been to 17 different places in 3 countries having moved 26 times Continue reading “How to be homeless”
When I first came to Chiang Mai in 2013, I was sitting at Wat Phra Singh temple during the evening chanting, I listened to the voices of the monks and warm heat was going through my body. “Chiang Mai is a home”, I thought back then. And in 2016 I moved here.
Chiang Mai is a sunny warm place connecting the paths of those who Continue reading “Happy life in Chiang Mai”
In July 2015, my friend from Kenya decided to try something very extraordinary – he became a Buddhist monk for 42 days. He went through an ordination process and took part in the international monkhood program which gave him an opportunity to try something very new and to look inside himself. I interviewed him about his experience, and below you can read his answers. Continue reading “Be a monk for a month?”