(Version en français plus bas!) Mala beads are really pretty and such helpful tools when working with mantras in your yoga practice or meditation routine. The only thing is that they are really expensive! However, the other day, at the art supplies store, I stumbled upon really beautiful marble beads. I fell in love withContinue reading “DIY Gifts #2: Mala Bracelet \\\ Cadeau-Maison #2: Bracelet Mala”
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The importance of giving yourself time
A few weeks ago, a mom asked me if I would give her 9 years old daughter French lessons. I accepted, however, we quickly realized that it was impossible for me and her to meet and be free at the same time. She had piano lessons, scouts meetings, math tutoring, Vietnamese lessons, and soccer practiceContinue reading “The importance of giving yourself time”
A clutter-free mind
As we moved recently, I have been witness to the incredible amount of junk and clutter we can accumulate without noticing. These unused items take place, are magnets for dust, and make our living space smaller and cumbered. It’s fascinating to see how much more comfortable I feel when I enter a yoga studio whereContinue reading “A clutter-free mind”
Yoga Mat Cleaning Spray
There comes a time when you do yoga when you realize that your yoga mat has different marks and grime stuck to it, no matter how clean and careful you are. This is what happened this morning. I took out my yoga mat, and realized that my footprints were visible. Ew! How disgusting! So IContinue reading “Yoga Mat Cleaning Spray”
I’m a mindfulness instructor!
I feel like I have reached a new level in “hippie-land”! Joke aside, I have completed my 12 weeks training with Mindful Schools to be a mindfulness instructor this week. How exciting! As an end of training celebration, I’m sharing some thoughts on how this happened. Flashback to the beginning of the year: This year,Continue reading “I’m a mindfulness instructor!”
Meditation Prop: Small Bench
After completing my yoga prop cabinet, my boyfriend set out to make me a meditation bench. How exciting! This is really comfortable: it helps me keep my back straight while giving me support for the legs. Since I don’t sit with my legs crossed it is also easier on the knees, and it make itContinue reading “Meditation Prop: Small Bench”
Yoga love: Wild and Roaming Leggings!
I usually don’t splurge on fancy yoga clothes: most days, I use a giant t-shirt and my pajama bottoms to practice. Because really, you spend most of your time with your eyes closed anyways, so who cares what you are wearing? And then, I saw the Wild and Roaming leggings… These are so beautiful! IContinue reading “Yoga love: Wild and Roaming Leggings!”
New Yoga Furniture Excitment!
I am so excited to share this with you! I had been accumulating yoga mats and accessories, and one corner of our bedroom really looked like a weird hippie was squatting it. So I asked my woodworking boyfriend to come up with something nice and practical. Ta-dah! I now have a custom-made space to putContinue reading “New Yoga Furniture Excitment!”