Road to Recovery Continued Yoga was the first thing I did today. Then the scheduled visit to the Social Agency where I met with two delightfully friendly and helpful people (who unfortunately didn't want to appear on photographs). At least I have the luminous reception to show you! My father also joined me, being very … Continue reading Thursday
At noon after waking up I performed a peaceful yoga session without any planned program. Opening the hips first laying in bed, one leg at a time, and then on the yoga mat in a relaxed cobra led to a sense of total acceptance of my life situation. Not feeling any pressure of it having … Continue reading Wakeful Wednesday
Morning Practicing Gratitude I woke up really late, at 10. But since I wore socks and pajamas pants, leaving bed was not a problem. I had wanted to apply for a job between 7 and 8 in the morning, but since I had disrupted the schedule I had planned, I felt reluctant against doing anything! … Continue reading Managing Monday
Today's blog post is divided into two main parts: DiaryAdditional Topics What do you think about this? I try my best to facilitate reading by creating interest specific sections. If only I could insert a block with a wiki-styled quick link index! Diary Calmed Confusion A thing that helped me a lot yesterday night was … Continue reading Format Friday
Yesterday I biked 6.6 km to a nearby overgrown lake called Angarnssjöängen. It is a beautiful natural reserve with a 6.5 km long marked trail around it. Signs at the beginningAnother directionAngarnssjöängen Walking and occasionally jogging I met quite a few people. During the latter part of the first half I walked behind a photographer … Continue reading Biking and Walking • Website updates • Dinner
Workout before breakfast Move after eating Flush stomach with water before eating Eat plants instead of animals Eat protein in all meals. Quit alcohol Vary the tastes, spice up your food Have any coffee or tea just BEFORE meals Nibble Train maximum strength at least once per day Deep belly breaths before eating Go to … Continue reading 12 Tips for a Good Metabolism
Finally some food! Fried mushrooms, boiled Jerusalem artichokes (mmm!! 😍 love them, peel and all) and broccoli, turkish olives, sugar peas, tomatoes and lettuce, french bread. I feel this dinner was well deserve; since I woke up I have Meditated Ordered my paper notes Published a blog post (not this one) Cleaned up my poetry … Continue reading Rant about Proteins and What I Did for 24 Hours Without Eating!
The first step is to get rid of the 5 hindrances: Sensory attachments Ill-will Heaviness of body Restlessness and worry Doubt Their opposites are represented in the picture below A state of bliss is reached when the five hindrances are removed. This is the first jhana, or meditative state. Jhanas are sometimes called samadhi. The … Continue reading Become Buddha — Meditation practice with Visual Guide
Yesterday I read a bit in Ashtanga Yoga by David Swenson and found some useful things to add to my practice. To start with, one can use a dedicated cloth on the typical rubber yoga mats. It will keep the practice more hygienic since the cloth is simple to wash. I used my bed sheet … Continue reading Yoga, brunch and photo walk
I borrowed a bundle of art supplies from my mother. At first I messed around on this old sketch of hers to familiarize myself with acrylic pencils which I have never used before. I filled in some flower petals, leaves and played a bit with the water and contours of the glass. Then I felt … Continue reading Yesterday’s art, today’s yoga and yummy vegan breakfast!