Monthly Archives: November 2017

Ginger & Miso Bowl by Irina Verwer

After teaching almost non-stop for a few days, I’m taking a day off to nurture myself. Turns out, the weather is supportive of my decision: it’s been raining all day. Perfect day for some restorative yoga, meditation, writing, listening to all of the Riverboat Gamblers albums and cooking. And eating, of course. I love healing […]

Three Questions for Karlijn Visser

Karlijn is beside a yogi also one of the founders of Holistik, an online lifestyle magazine for the stylish & sustainable do-gooder. Together with her associate Evelyn van Hasselt she provides her readers with tools to become the most radiant version of themselves. We asked her three questions about what yoga means to her: Who introduced […]

Journal Meditation – Listening to your life through the practice of writing

Writing meditation

Grete S. Kempton shares her experience of the parallels between writing and yoga. Listen, listen… A few years ago I came across a quote by the American writer and theologian, Frederick Buechner. His words were about listening. In a few and beautifully expressed lines, he summed up the very reason I have kept a journal […]

Recipe from A Spoonful of Love: heart warming lentil soup

You will only have it: cancer. Two years ago businesswoman Odette Schoonenberg had to endure three different types of cancer and to our great sorrow, she died shortly after. During the hardest period in her life, she found strength in delicious, healthy food. Because food is fuel according to Odette. Her best tips, wisdom and […]