How to create a good altar with Feng Shui

It is always useful to have at home a holy space to switch off from your daily life and connect with yourself. A place to think, meditate, relax, pray, make offers and so on. That’s part of the slow life spirit, to dedicate some time for ourselves in our busy daily life. An altar is a sacred space; it could mean a place of comfort, a refuge or a sanctuary. The one you see in the picture is the one I have at home, full of meaning for me and made with lots of love. You may not like it but...

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Knitting is not the new yoga

A couple of months ago, during Christmas, I fancied to learn to knit. I had already made myself a scarf some time ago but wanted to learn a little more with my mother. The idea of selecting the wool, the colors and create a garment manually by yourself attracted me a lot. My surprise was to find a bit later a kind of urban legend on social networks saying ...

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The Holy Land

https://youtu.be/tJ1xE-Xd_bo Yoga means "union with God" and today, much to my regret, I bring a clear example of what is NOT union, and less with God. This is a video preview of the Seder-Masochism animated film made ​​by the producer and cartoonist Nina Pailey which is entitled "This land is mine". I was very touched, it reflects very well the origin of the conflict between Israel and Palestine for the Holy Land throughout the history. It's great! (You definitely have to watch it…) Peace, calm, love and joy are 4 of the 8 aspects of God that seem to have been forgotten...

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The use of prints in Feng Shui

The prints, colours, designs and patterns are very important within a space, not to mention its combination! So when choosing patterned wall covering or upholstery it is important to study well what we want to achieve with their use. In this post I will talk about the use of prints in Feng Shui.  In Feng Shui each of the 5 elements has a print or pattern associated and we can play with them depending on whatever element we need to enhance: Wood: for vertical, tall and thin designs. They help style and feel elevated and inspired. Fire: for triangular and pointed...

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