Ten Sanskrit Terms I learned in our local Yoga Studio

There are plenty of reasons why people go to a Yoga Studio. Some go to improve their physique. They want to be flexible and strong. Some go for mental clarity to deal with their everyday hangups. Others, to improve their spirituality. They try to create or renew their relationship with God, their universe, or their…

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Every 10 Days : January 31-February 9, 2019

Episode 4 of the Year 2019 (Days 31-40) Every 10 Days is the newsletter of this blog. This newsletter is where I curate my reflections throughout the week or every ten days. This week we celebrated the Chinese New Year! I went to Manila for an overnight staycation. We all need staycations every now and…

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Every 10 Days : January 21-30, 2019

Episode 3, the Year 2019 (Days 11-30) Every 10 Days is the newsletter of this blog. This is where I curate my reflections throughout the week or every 10 days. Fuck Cancer We walked into the small clinic of my mom’s surgeon. The yellow painted walls gave me a nostalgic feeling. The first time we…

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Five Must-Have Mindfulness Apps on your iPhone this 2019

The world now is crazy about Marie Kondo, the sensational tidying expert. She was a controversial petite Japanese lady who believes that you should only keep things that spark joy. Otherwise, say thank you to the items, dispose of them or give them away. I am a follower, a KONvert. I spent the first 2…

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Every 10 Days : January 11-20, 2019

Hello and this is the 2nd Every 10 Days episode. Every 10 Days is the newsletter of this blog. This is where I curate my reflections throughout the week or every 10 days. The first month of the year is about to end. It felt like it was yesterday that we jumped up and down…

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Every 10 Days : January 1-10, 2019

Before I begin this post, I would like to repost a meme I found on Facebook. I cracked in laughter after seeing this especially if you are a Filipino. Well anyway, Happy New Year! I am starting this Newsletter on Pilgrimage to Wherever. It’s called Every 10 Days. Initially, this should be Every Friday Night.…

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Trying Out Osho’s Dynamic Meditation at Home

Spirituality is rebellion; religiousness is orthodoxy. Spirituality is individuality; religiousness is just remaining part of the crowd psychology. Religiousness keeps you a sheep, and spirituality is a lion’s roar. – Osho I did not know anything about Osho except for his fierce quotes I see on Pinterest and Instagram. He has this huge eyes and…

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The Gong Bath

I was excited about this specific part of my Hong Kong itinerary. The Red Doors Studio is becoming more and more popular with the expat and local yuppies in the city. It was why I quickly found it online while searching for meditation spaces in Hong Kong. The studio is in Wong Chuk Hang, which…

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Into Samadhi

Samadhi – The term ‘Samadhi’ derives from the root sam-a-dha, which means ‘to collect’ or ‘bring together’, and thus it is often translated as ‘concentration’ or ‘unification of mind. (Wikipedia) Sheung Wan is one of my favourite places in Hong Kong. Everywhere you look is a form of artwork. It is also home to the…

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