Recipe: Selly’s Salad

Recipe: Selly’s Salad

During the Tribute to James Burrows, the director of many beloved sitcoms (such as Friends, Taxi, The Big Bang Theory, Will & Grace and Cheers), Courteney Cox ("Monica") mentioned that she and the other ladies from the Friends cast – Lisa Kudrow ("Phoebe") and Jennifer Aniston ("Rachel") ate "a Jennifer Salad" every single day for [...]

A Valentine’s Day Reminiscence

A new year, another Valentine’s Day approaching our reality. For me, not January 1st, but rather the days before V-Day have me comparing my last year’s reality to my present. It’s astonishing how one year can make all the difference. In a good as well as bad sense. Things I’ve been dreaming of a year [...]

a poem: express your layers

a poem: express your layers

so many layers you do have so much to discover beneath and over and within so plenty of love treasured soundly you can set free do not shut your eyes to the fear, sadness, insecurity and anger they share a place within you as do love, joy, understanding and forgiveness in self discovery... work through [...]

Interview: Yogini Kasey Kilmer from Yoga Nest Venice

Interview: Yogini Kasey Kilmer from Yoga Nest Venice

This summer, I spent a week practicing Vinyasa Flow Yoga at the Yoga Nest Venice in Venice Beach, Los Angeles. One of my teachers was Kasey Kilmer -- a wonderful yogini with patience, energy, lightness and joy and all of these features she passes on to you when you practice Yoga in her class. What [...]

cologne lovebox — urban yoga festival

On a beautiful sunny Sunday (August 27th 2017), the urban yoga festival cologne lovebox took place at the Heliosgelände in Cologne's hip neighborhood Ehrenfeld. Outdoor flowing Vinyasa Yoga, great people, good food and a fun DIY stand created happy memories to add to my summer story 2017. A while ago, I yearned for another perfect [...]

Thursday-How-To: better posture, stronger you

Thursday-How-To: better posture, stronger you

We almost got through the week, folks. Two days left until the weekend festivities begin. Long breakfast coffee hours, delicious workouts that flatter our souls and beautiful nature views, that is. But before we call it a work week, let's remind ourselves how much importance our posture holds regarding its influence on our moods and [...]

Lukas Podolski’s “Ice Cream United” in Cologne

Lukas Podolski’s “Ice Cream United” in Cologne

A week ago, German soccer sensation Lukas Podolski, a. k. a. Poldi, launched his ice cream parlor Ice Cream United midst "Belgisches Viertel" (the place to be, eat, drink and hang out) in Cologne, Germany. Naturally, I had to check it out as it was said to be tasty and healthier than your average ice [...]

Practicing self-love through the power of Yoga

Yoga has gained immense importance to me & my well-being in a relaxed state-of mind, practicing more intensively these past six months. I've been doing Yoga for years now, but it wasn't until this year, that I realized the true power of Yoga. The concept of being thankful not only towards yourself but also the [...]