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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

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

Ashtanga Yoga, Pregnancy, Birth & Motherhood

Thanks Jessica for sharing your story – You ARE an Original Mama! This story was read by thousands of people, do you like to share your story with our beautiful … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 13 Comments

How gratitude has changed my life

Guest post by Lauren Tober, originally posted on Rachel Zinman Yoga – June 4, 2013 – Australia. In November I participated in an amazing project spearheaded by Lauren Tober called … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Yoga for All Mama’s!

I Love Yoga. I practice Yoga for over 15 years and off course I did too when I was pregnant and after the birth of Mila. This helped me in … Continue reading

August 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mother Love in Buddhism

These stories are seen bij thousands of people. Are you our next GuestWriter? Write your inspiring story (in English, from 500 up to 2500 words) and send it to: theoriginalmamas@gmail.com Thanks … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

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