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Save the honeybees to stay healthy yourself

Want to be healthy? Save the honeybees

Want to live a healthy life? Then save the honeybees! Okay, this may sound strange, but let me explain. These days, being healthy is often synonymous with the food we eat, our diet habits and what is right for our bodies to feel good and be happy. What is often overlooked is that we are part of […]

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Porridge with mung beans

Porridge with mung beans

This is not really a recipe, more adding something to a simple dish that is already nice. It’s going to sound horrible when you hear it, but trust me: it works out amazingly well. So here it is: porridge with sprouted mung beans. I am eating it this moment at Sampoorna Yoga in India, where […]

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Quinoa porridge

Quinoa porridge

I like a warm, rich start of the day. Normally I get up, do some yoga, meditate a bit and get breakfast. Because I already had a workout I prefer an energizing breakfast. This Quinoa porridge is the best one I know. Simple, easy, fast and a nice source for protein, calcium, magnesium, several B vitamins, […]

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Massaging my feet

A relaxing, helping hand

Stretching, more stretching and even more stretching. Power, more power and even more power. Doing Ashtanga yoga is relaxing and at the same time suffering. Within a month we are trying to double up the power we have in our bodies. It’s putting a strain on my body that seems to be built for sports […]

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Green mud

Drinking green mud

If been drinking green mud this week; green loam. Not because I had no choice, because I wanted to. As part of a detox I’ve been doing. The whole detox consisted of eating ten days only fruit and vegetables, followed by two days of just drinking water and some herbal teas. Well, not just that. […]

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Brewing my own kombucha

Brewing my own kombucha

Another happy day. Brewing my own kombucha. I like to try all kinds of health food and healthy drinks. I tried kombucha a few times. Didn’t think a lot off it. Up until I had some kombucha at PURE yoga, health, adventure in Granada/Nicaragua. I simple loved it. They had their own recipe. The big […]

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tantric massage

Tantric massage

Happy me. Sitting on the sofa at the end of a long day. Cup of tea in my hands, bag of nuts on my lap and some mantras chanting out of the speakers. Happy, big smile on my face, because I gave a tantric massage again. It’s one of the most beautiful massages I know, but I only […]

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Respiratory system

Effects yoga on respiratory system

With yoga we can heal our body: our heart, endocrine system, nervous system, muscles and our respiratory system. This system is responsible for our ‘life energy’. To provide our cells with the energy they need to maintain themselves, to grow, to defend themselves and our bodies to treats from the outside (viruses) and to propagate […]

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blood cells: Yoga helps the heart

Yoga helps the heart

Yoga helps the heart perform its function in an easy way. But before we look at the heart, let’s look at blood first. Because it is the blood that is pumped around by the heart. Blood is made up of plasma (a liquid) and three different types of blood cells that are floating in this […]

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Hypothalamus is in control of our endocrine system

Endocrine system

Our endocrine system controls the way our body functions. It produces hormones that travel to all parts of your body to maintain our tissues and organs. Every hormone that is released into our blood and is transported by our blood has a specific instruction, meant for only a few cells: the target cells. These target […]

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