Safe in my body

As I am nowadays a pretty body able person, a former dancer, a dance teacher, a Pilates and yoga instructor (etc.), it’s hard for people to imagine and for me to recall that I spent 3 years (not executive) of my life not being able to walk without the support of a cane/crutches. I also … More Safe in my body

Bump in the road

A few weeks back things started to fall apart in our apartment. The first thing was our blender, which short-circuited right before frying itself up. A few hours later the USB cable my phone charger just randomly tore. A few days after that (on a Friday, no less), our bathroom ceiling started leaking badly. As … More Bump in the road

Virtual life

I am not an extremely savvy person and though I am only in my early thirties I still appreciate traditional things, like actual books, phone calls etc. Before the entire coronavirus outbreak I had never used the “story” feature in my IG account, and I was quite worried about the fact that human relationships have … More Virtual life

Why self-kindness is more important than a handstand press

My mom comes from a lineage of intellectuals, her parents were both educated and educators, and while activities of sharpening the mind were very much encouraged in her house, physical activity was non-existent. This is how my mom discovered, for the first time in her life, at the tender age of 32, after earning her … More Why self-kindness is more important than a handstand press

Bowls and coffee

Lisbon’s coffee scene seems to have quite a lot of coffee shops offering a variety of bowl, may it be smoothie bowls, savory bowls, or both. After telling you about some specialty coffee places with vegan options in my previous post, in this post I will tell you about the places which aren’t just about … More Bowls and coffee