One of my highschool friends mentioned last week in our WhatsApp group a book that she read. The name of the book was; Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life, by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles. As it sounded quite interesting, I decided to read it. But when I checked our library, I have found out that there was a waitlist for it. … Continue reading What is your Ikigai?
I don’t know if you also feel the same way, but since the novel coronavirus pandemic related social isolation started, our routines at home went out the window. The waking and sleeping hours have been turned upside down. Because we avoid going out as much as we can, we are not very active. Additionally, it’s hard to find too many new things to do in … Continue reading How is your sleep these days?
365 times a year we wake up to a new day, a day with infinite potential. And as soon as we are awake, even before opening our eyes, most of us think and remember all the things that are negative! What about Monday mornings, where we wake up 52 times a year to a new week? Getting out of bed again crawling, reluctantly starting the … Continue reading Every day is a gift
Wouldn’t it be great lying down comfortably and visualizing yourself pumping weights or running, or doing jumping jacks without really moving your finger and getting fit? Well, it would be awesome… And a study conducted by Dr. Michael Mosley and his team proves that it isn’t as impossible as it sounds to mentally “think” yourself into being fit. The research from the field of neuroscience … Continue reading Is it possible to “think” yourself into being fit?
As you might have figured it out considering the themes of my previous posts, I like writing about wellness and what to do to get more of it for ourselves. There are so many easy ways to get a little bit more piece of mind, but, I would think, the easiest one of them is taking deep breaths actually. Something so simple, yet so important, that … Continue reading Breath, just breath…