Nurture your mind

A selection of inspiring interviews, articles and essays


Article by Maartje Laterveer - 21-11-2016

“You will never find what you’re looking for, if you don’t meditate.” 

A wise man told me that. I was surprised, if not offended, by the way he just assumed that I was looking for something. I hated the idea that somehow I left the impression that I was a searching soul. That was my ego talking. 

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Article by Deborah Anne Quibell - 17-11-2016

Every creative knows that our most valuable resource is not our mac, our Leica camera, new oil paints, or the latest high-tech software. It is our mind. Creativity erupts from ideas. And ideas erupt from the mind. Meditation can help.

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Article by Deborah Anne Quibell - 09-11-2016

There is a restlessness with which we modern humans move that begins to deafen our ears to the more subtle sounds and movement of things, that disconnects us from the larger system that we are a part of and the essence of who we are. With restlessness comes a waste of energy, a spinning that leads nowhere and exhausts us of vital life force.

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Poetry: "Keeping Quiet" by Pablo Neruda

Poetry by The House of Yoga - 23-08-2016

Now we will count to twelve

and we will all keep still.

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Slice: Six Tips for Pitta Season

Slice by The House of Yoga - 17-08-2016

Here are some quick and easy tips for you to follow to help balance pitta dosha during the summer season. It can be useful to have a few guidelines to cool the body and bring internal balance back.

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Interview: FIND YOUR SACRED SPACE WITH Katiza Satya & Kevin Sahaj

Interview by Michel Fijn - 05-08-2016

To set foot inside the sacred space of Katiza Satya and Kevin Sahaj is to feel submerged in the very essence of their being. The smell of sandalwood incense, the simple tones of dark wood, earthly colours and matted white walls, the many statues and tokens of those who represent the divine, holding the space that is their home now; all of it breathes the story of two yogis that are sincerely dedicated to be the living truth of what it is they teach to those around them.

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Slice: Discover Pitta Dosha

Slice by The House of Yoga - 20-06-2016

We've spent the last few weeks covering quite a bit of Ayurvedic ground. It can be very inspiring to begin to understand ourselves and our health, from a different perspective.

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Slice: Fear – How does it work?

Slice by Saskia Nefkens - 18-06-2016

Our society is filled with fear.

Fear has many faces: there is fear that is well-grounded and an instinctive reaction to danger, but most of the time, our fears are based on beliefs from the ego...

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Article by Deborah Anne Quibell - 16-06-2016

As yogis, part of our path to consciousness is to watch our behaviors, tendencies and actions, and attempt to keep a balance. Many of us take part in seasonal, nutritional detoxes—bringing awareness and change to what we put in our physical body. But how much awareness are we bringing to what we are putting in our mind and mental body?

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Article by Deborah Anne Quibell - 01-06-2016

Zen tea-drinking is an art form, a spiritual practice that brings mindfulness into our daily lives and connects us to the many elements of our natural world. In re-engaging with this practice, I found a few useful hints from studying the ancient tea masters, while still being able to live in my modern apartment and not plant bonsai trees in every corner, and replace my couch with a japanese stone garden.

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