Resolutions

For the last 8 years, I have been sleeping before the clock strikes 12 at New Year’s Eve, sticking to my everyday routine of sleeping by 10:30pm. But some years I remember purposefully getting to bed at 10am even if I wasn't feeling sleepy just to make a point. I didn't understand the New year [...]

Forming new sleep routines

IT'S NOT EASY TO BUILD A ROUTINE. IT'S DEFINITELY NOT EASY TO FORM NEW ROUTINES. Last week, I experimented waking up at 4:30am. Everyday I would set my alarm for 4:30am, but when the time came, I would just turn it off and go back to bed. Now, I am a pretty determined person and [...]

How to ease into a Headstand

Three years ago, I decided I want to learn how to flip my body up side down and get into a headstand. It took me a couple of months to overcome my fear and get my legs up against the wall, another six months to learn how to maintain balance without the support of the [...]

Water – my best travel buddy

I am at the airport right now, on my way to Switzerland to attend a friend's wedding. It's 9am here and the food shops are starting to open, but I am starving. So I pick up a croissant from Starbucks and rush to my gate. I get on the flight at 9:30, wait for 1.5hrs [...]

Mushroom on Avocado toast!

Sunday morning breakfasts are meant for hearty, filling and colorful meals, the ones whose mere thought can make you roll out of the bed and head to the kitchen. Better still if it can fulfill my three cooking filters - readily available ingredients, under 30min prep time and colorfully healthy. One of my favorite go [...]

Stand up Strong

After a long time, I opened my yoga book "Light on Yoga" yesterday and instead of going over the details of tricky inversions poses, I flipped to the very first asana, Tadasana, the Mountain Pose. Its the first basic pose in the book, but the writer took five steps to describe the art of standing [...]