Mindful, Natural and Spiritual Lifestyle Articles

From meditation and eco-living to breatharianism and making your own natural cosmetics – this section is all about living a mindful lifestyle, in harmony with nature, body and spirit.

Yoga for Kids Teachers Training in Bali

UPDATE: Get 50€ off this teacher training or ANY OTHER retreat or training by Beta Lisboa if you use the code "anya50" during registration. See the worldwide schedule for this year here. Last week I took part in a 95 hour Yoga for Kids Teachers Training in Bali and I enjoyed it so much that

Yin and Yang energies – which one dominates in your life?

I would like to write a little bit about Yin and Yang energies. If those terms are unfamiliar to you, think of it as: ☯ Yang = active / fast / busy Yin = slow / less active ☯ In our modern, Western world, people have evolved to value Yang above Yin, i.e. we value

Is your BODY talking to God? – “I yawn when I pray”

I bet you came across this article because you Googled: "I yawn when I pray" - congratulations for noticing, welcome to the club :) I yawn when I pray When I was a little girl, perhaps 7-8 years old, I was taught to pray to God, probably like a lot of people in the world.

Whats all the hype about ecstatic dance?

Over the last couple of years, I've been hearing so much about ecstatic dance events that I just had to try it out for myself. Many people said its "too much" for them, but I wanted to see for myself why everyone is so crazy about them. What exactly is ecstatic dance, are there rules?

Coincidence, synchronicity and intuition

Life can be pretty incredible when you watch out for signs and events that seem like coincidence at first, but personally I don't believe in coincidences! It is no coincidence that I'm writing about this now as I've had several signs pointing me towards it and when you learn to listen to what the Universe

How to cut and what to do with aloe vera

Aloe vera, as you may know, is a miracle product and has MANY uses. The most useful bit is the inside "gel" which can be used on your skin or taken inside (blended into juices or added to smoothies). If you are lucky to live in a country like Spain, where aloe vera grows

STUFF: why do we have so much and how much do we really need?

Have you ever noticed just how much stuff you own, and how much of it you haven't touched in years? Why do humans feel the need to collect masses of things and still complain that they are missing something? I'm certainly not saying I'm perfect, I'm quite bad with that actually, but in the last

How to make natural deodorant using just one ingredient

This is probably my shortest blog post yet! Honestly, I'm amazed at this discovery!! Even with my hard efforts to keep all of my beauty products natural, my body has always been incredibly fussy with deodorants. And I mean fussy...until a few days ago I could only use ONE BRAND of deodorants - all the

How to make natural shampoo using rhassoul clay

This is a post on how to make your own shampoo super easy and super fast. I will not go into details about why "normal" shampoo's are bad for you, but if you haven't yet, I would highly recommend reading about it here. So what is rhassoul clay? ✽ Moroccan volcanic clay, also known as:

So you’ve gone off the pill, what now? (part 1)

I feel this subject is so important for women to know about. Apparently up to 90% of young people get acne, though to different levels and one in three women in the UK take the pill. I wonder how many of them started because of bad skin... "…synthetic hormones alter the menstrual cycle, so women

Preventing the flu even if your whole office is sneezing around you

I can't believe London's one week of summer is already over and its time to take out the warm jumpers (I don't know why I even put them away..). This also means that people everywhere start getting ill and being in a closed environment, like an office, is a fast way of catching the flu.

Natural make-up remover in 2 seconds!!

I can't believe I didn't know about this sooner - a natural way of removing make-up without the need to mix ingredients or even worse, itchy chemical solutions! The secret is.... ---OIL--- Olive oil, grape seed oil, almond oil, coconut oil...any kind of oil really! What to do: Put just a little bit of oil

Why you surround yourself with the people that you do

Everybody meets for a reason. Yes that includes the shop keeper you said hi to last night. Perhaps it is because you spoke to him that he changed his plans and took a safe route from work and missed a possible mugging. Your crazy auntie? Maybe from her you learn something on fashion, or how

How to meditate – or the truth about meditation

I'm sure that if you're reading this then you've probably asked a fair amount of people how to meditate/how they do it. Did you ever receive a straight answer? The truth is, the reason why people usually come up with "umm...I breathe and hmm...focus on my pineal gland" is because...there are just SO many different

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