Boyfriend, husband, lover, partner?

I have a weird question. I met my better half when at 17 and we’ve been together ever since. This year will mark our 13-year anniversary and I still don’t know what to call him when I talk about him to a new person. You see, we’re not married. I don’t want a wedding because…

Take a deep breath

Breathing is something that we do constantly and unconsciously. We don’t give it too much attention, if any at all. But in the Yoga tradition breathing is known as “the heart of Yoga”. Pairing it with the asanas (physical postures), practicing pranayama (breathing techniques) can affect your health, both physical and mental, significantly. In Sanskrit…

Writing and creativity

The dictionary tells us that creativity is “the use of imagination or original ideas to create something”, seeing hidden patterns, discovering new and original ideas, and thinking outside the box. Too many rules can kill creativity because of all the restrictions. Children have their minds free of these restrictions, but adults have a hard time…

Out of fuel

What a tragedy! I’m out of coffee. On a Monday morning. At the beginning of an incredibly busy week. After only a few hours of sleep. Last night, my mind went on a rampage. You know those people who won’t stop talking and they’ll interrupt everyone no matter what? Last night my mind kept on…

A Sunday cat-day

As you may already know, I have two precious cats, Ginger and Vivi, and I do everything I can to make them happy and keep them healthy. I believe we developed a very close relationship, although they can get extremely clingy. They are everywhere. Sometimes I can’t get 5 minutes away from them. Need proof?…