6 Questions: Commitment & Discipline

Who is who

Dr. Martijn Groenink Sammels: 54, former life science researcher (PhD), currently a dentist 

Pascalle Paerel: 29, former Dutch National Ballet dancer, currently a model agency owner (The Fashion Composers) 

Tristan P. Rose: 35, former Australian soldier (Afghanistan veteran), currently a deep sea commercial diver and yoga & meditation facilitator for Australian veterans and first responders 

Anna Dukhanina: 35, currently a yoga studio owner & teacher

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Meditation 101: Tips and Tricks

As Anat pointed out in Stillness and Meditation: the Most Important Work, it’s not easy to start a meditation practice. You have your mind set that you are going to start, and then after a few times (or sometimes a few minutes) you can’t do it anymore. You are bored, its’ taking too long, your body hurts or you have 101 other things to do that are more important.

This is why we have written a follow up article to give you some tips and tricks that might help you to set up a steady meditation practice. Spoiler alert – it takes work! 

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TFY Book Review: “A Yogi’s Guide to Chakra meditation” by Paul Grilley

For the long time of its existence Chakra meditation was a secret practice of the tantric tradition. Speculations of how old this particular tradition varies between 1500 and 3000 years. As a time bar: Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras were written approximately 2000 years ago.

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