Posted Leave a commentPosted in 50+, Childhood, Consciousness, India, Switzerland, Thinking

Grounded I didn’t like being barefoot when I was a child. I had my woolen socks, knitted by my grandmother, and they definitely were my protection against too much life and summer action. I loved spending my free afternoons on my bed reading stories about a courageous woman in Lhasa or an intelligent French lady […]

Deep relaxation

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Deep relaxation Looking at my baby cat that is sleeping most of the time when I’m writing I understand what my yoga teacher always wants to tell me. Breathing and letting go… Relax. Most of the time, my thoughts are walking around during the yoga class like my curious baby cat when it’s chasing butterflies, […]

Looking for men

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  It was a hot Summer Sunday afternoon. I was sitting at this place, looking at the lake and the mountains. I didn’t have a boyfriend, but I wished to have one. I tried to read a very intelligent book and to have a very intellectual expression on my face. I didn’t concentrate too much […]

Switch for silence

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  Sitting at the lake and trying to bring calm into my body. No way. Head is working. Where is the switch? Thinking of the yoga teacher and remembering a yoga posture. Body in quiet pose, head trying to concentrate on the breathing. Head rotating. Not finding the switch for the breathing. Giving up. Feeling […]