Write to heal

Since a very young age, I have kept journals. I put photos of boys I liked inside and wrote down important events of my middle school life. I even wrote poetry, and I still like some poems from those days. Now, when I am almost 30 years old, I start to truly appreciate journaling and writing and discover all of its benefits. Continue reading “Write to heal”

Yoga for lazy people

Lazy to go for a yoga class but need a good stretch? Thai massage is something you may like. They even call it “Thai yoga massage” in the west to attract customers.

What?

In my first class of Thai massage about three years ago, I learnt that it can be considered yoga for lazy people. What the teacher actually meant is that you do not need to put much effort into it, but you get a good stretch just like in yoga.  Continue reading “Yoga for lazy people”

Always say “Yes”. Lessons from improv theater

When there is a list of exercises for us to do, some will inevitably attract us and others will scare us to death, and, according to Julia Cameron, you should do exercises of both categories, those you love and those you hate. Continue reading “Always say “Yes”. Lessons from improv theater”

Why ashtanga yoga kicks ass

It hasn’t even been a year since I started practicing, and I do skip practice from time to time, but I can tell you why I wrote this – because ever since I had a crush on ashtanga yoga, I have been in love with it, and when you really love something, you want others to feel it too. Hope this inspires you to try at least once.  Continue reading “Why ashtanga yoga kicks ass”