Where does the thirteenth actually come from on Friday? Keep far away from ladders.

For those who missed it: today is Friday the thirteenth here in the Netherlands. A dramatic day, especially for those with paraskevide catria phobia (an irrational fear of Friday the thirteenth). For those, it is best to stay in bed all day, especially not to walk under ladders and certainly not to get close to …

All the different types of yoga part two.

So i already wrote about the most known types of yoga in part one. So here are the less known. Kriya yoga. The name Kriya, originating from Sanskrit, is made up of ‘Kri’ – acting, and ‘ya’ – soul. Basically all yoga movements have Kriya in them. By doing kriyas, a certain sequence of attitudes, …

Cinnamon and your skin.

A lot of beauty effects are attributed to cinnamon. The spice is also in many cosmetic recipes. But what does cinnamon actually do for the skin? ‘Super food’, but not for everyone. Cinnamon (from the Latin word canella, meaning stick) is formed from the dried and rolled inner bark of shoots of the cinnamon tree. …

HUH? So you obviously you need to eat kiwis like this…

You probably eat just the fruit flesh of the kiwi, just like most of the people. But that is wrong, if you have to believe a recent study. The (hairy) skin of the kiwi is apparently packed with vitamins and antioxidants. So the only downside is that it does not look so very … tasty. …

All the different types of yoga part one.

If you want to start with yoga, it can be difficult to choose a species. Yoga is much more than just moving and relaxing. It involves body posture, breathing, concentration, meditation, awareness. And every yoga form offers something different. Do you want to sweat a lot and do an intensive workout? Or are you going …

Beauty without animals.

In 2016, the european union is praising a lot by introducing a general ban on cosmetics tested on animals. This brought an end to twenty years of campaigning against this form of animal suffering in the EU. A ban on animal testing for cosmetics with rabbits, mice, rats and guinea pigs during the manufacturing process …