The full moon is in Leo on February 5. Time to follow your heart and also a good moment to reflect on the successes you have achieved in this lunar cycle. By standing still in gratitude, you will experience more and more appreciation in life. Full moon is a perfect time for this. At the same time you can also feel in silence with yourself what you want to let go of. What no longer resonates? What have you successfully completed? Take the space to reflect on this.
Transition to autumn and metal season
Chinese medicine works according to the cycle of the natural elements. The elements wood, fire, earth, metal and water are central to the seasons in the year. Each of them affects our organs, emotions and patterns. When the fall starts, we flow into the metal element. The season of letting go. In this blog, you can read more about the metal season and how you can transition with balance in this element.
Breathing exercise to stimulate the vagus nerve
The vagus nerve is the largest nerve in the body. Also called the 10th cranial nerve. This helps the body understand when it is safe to put your body and nervous system into resting mode. Breathing exercises can help stimulate the vagus nerve. This puts your body in rest mode. In this blog, you will read more about a breathing exercise that stimulates the vagus nerve.
Nadi Sodhana – a short breathing exercise
The Nadi Sodhana exercise is connected to the moon and sun energy. Ida & Pingala. Moon and sun breathing exercise to bring your body and mind back into balance. By doing this exercise you can calm energy or, on the contrary, generate energy. Read further on to learn this exercise.
Inner healing journey with the breath
The breath is our only natural tool that can lead us to healing and relief. It is the only natural tool and part of us that stands by us every second. Together with the heart. Sometimes we forget that the breath belongs to us. That we may listen to it. The inner healing journey you can make with your breath is magical. In this blog I will tell you how to become aware of your breath again.
Pain in the body is a messenger to listen to
Do you recognize this? You experience pain in your body and do take paracetamol or medicines to suppress the pain. But what happens when you start listening to the pain? Pain is a messenger that helps you treat your body more lovingly. In this blog I tell more about trauma and pain in the body and how you can heal this.
Heart Opening Practices
The heart knows the way. When we take time to breathe consciously through the heart and let this land into the pelvis. We are arriving home within ourselves. Letting go of the ego mind and landing into your heart space supports you to live your life fully from a Heart Centered Space. In this article I will share several practices to open your heart & ground it deeply within yourself.
Follow your own breathing rhythm
After doing several yoga teacher trainings, movement therapy trainings and breathing courses I realized that it is all bringing us back to our own breathing rhythm. Movement. Breathing. Releasing. The rhythm that I was searching for years. When I was younger. In my revalidation period after my car accident and nowadays still in all the information, activities and exercises that is coming to us. The most important thing is connecting with who you really are. With your emotions. With your feelings. With your core values. Connecting with your own breathing rhythm and keep following this rhythm.