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Buddhist reflections for Mother’s Day

In Buddhism it’s not about chasing happiness, but ending suffering. Basically, Buddha’s teachings are founded on the four Noble Truths: 1. There is suffering. 2. Attachment causes suffering. 3. Suffering … Continue reading

May 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Keeping it real.

By Ces Mossel, Kathmandu, May 2014 A story about a woman in ‘her’ Holy Mountains.   Ces was born and raised in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and a traveler by heart … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Malala: The Girl Who Fought the Taliban

Our new guestwriter is Lindsay. Lindsay is a stay at home mom and wife living in New Jersey. She loves all things strange, quirky, and spiritual in nature. With a passion … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

‘Kwibuka’ means ‘Remember’ in Rwanda

Originally article and video on CNN on April 4th. Kigali, Rwanda (CNN) — Every year, beginning in April, Rwanda’s government urges its citizens to “Kwibuka” — the Rwandan word for … Continue reading

April 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Woman’s Worth by Susan Winter

March 28th – Susan Winter We are very proud to present our guestwriter Susan Winter: As seen on OPRAH, best-selling author/relationship expert Susan Winter (Allowing Magnificence and Older Women/Younger Men) … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Women and photography. How does this image speak to you? What does it trigger? What do you think of it?

February 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dvaihrda state: The craving woman with 2 hearts.

by: Anneke Sips. Based on teachings from the course ‘Garbhini’ by K.Desikachar 2013. Anneke is founder of Original Mama, yoga teacher and mother of baby Mila. She is registered with Yoga Alliance (RYT 200) and … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Facing married life in Bangladesh: Bakul’s story.

Originally published: Friday 4th Oct 2013 on http://www.girlsnotbrides.org Photo credit: Plan Asia Bakul’s story was kindly shared by our member Plan Asia.  Bakul is a typical 17-year-old girl. She likes … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Yoga & Motherhood: an interview with Menaka Desikachar

MenakaDesikachar is the wife of TKV Desikachar (who is the son of Sri Krishnamacharya – yogi, healer, linguist, Vedic scholar, expert in the Indian Schools of thought, researcher, author… in … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Postpartum Psychosis

Postpartum Psychosis is a severe mental illness, which has a sudden onset in the first few weeks following childbirth. Over 1300 women experience PP each year in the UK (1 … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

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