Break Free: Caterpillar Butterfly

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There was probably never a time other than today that made it more compelling to try to be someone else. Thanks to social media, within my opinion Instagram and Facebook at the top of this phenomenon, having a sneak peek into other people’s lives has been very easy. This isn’t an inherently good or bad thing. As with almost anything in our lives it depends on our relationship to it and how we make it part of it. Unfortunately, Continue Reading…

Box Breathing – A Practical Way To Reduce Stress

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Constant stress quickly becomes a chronic problem in the lives of people. All the rushing, buzzing and business make it difficult to calm down and relax properly. And yet, this downtime is very important for your health and your well-being. If you ever felt fear or angst, one thing your surroundings might have suggested is to “take a breath”. This is a healthy advice, as you tend to stop breathing properly during those times. In this article, I share Continue Reading…

Why Weight Loss Diets Don’t Work

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Every year it seems to be the same routine. The moment spring and summer approach many people want to get into a shape they deem fit for a beach. Or maybe they want to look good for a date, wedding or party. What ever it is they all share a common goal weight loss, quickly and a lot. Those people then go on the weirdest diet concepts and believe that with only eating kale or drinking green tea and Continue Reading…

Different Types Of Diets – An Overview

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Over the years I shared plenty of recipes with you on my blog. At the moment they mostly fall into 3 different categories of diets: • Low Carb Diet • Paleo Diet • Vegan Diet As I want to make it as easy for you as possible to find what you are looking for I regrouped the different diets for you. While we’re here I will use this space to give a short explanation of the key ideas of Continue Reading…

Become The Most Successful Failure

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Recently I saw a video in which Peter Dinklage spoke about his life and about decisions he had to take in order to give his acting career a real change. In short, it’s about following your passion, taking risks and embracing failure. The video of further below. Watch it, I found it very inspirational. Shortly after I wrote about my thoughts about this on my Facebook page. But I wanted to but a more visibility and emphasis on this important topic. Continue Reading…

The White Elephant In The Room – The Caucasian Minority

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When I traveled to Asia the first time – on my honeymoon – I traveled to Singapore and Bali. It was a wonderful time and I enjoyed the culture, the people, the culinary arts and the time abroad a lot. Whenever possible I tried to engage with local people. This really gives me a better sense of what is going on in the country and I feel much less like a tourist. As someone who speaks four languages (and Continue Reading…

A La Sauce Thomas – Show Cooking with Delhaize

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In case you wondered why there haven’t been any new Delhaize challenges lately, there are two reasons for that. For time management reasons I had to skip a few challenges. There will be a couple of changes concerning the upcoming challenges and the overall concept. This means many things. In order to get things going Delhaize invited me and several other bloggers to a press event. During this event, all the questions raised got answered. They also introduced their Continue Reading…

Eat Less Calories And Start Losing Weight

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In today’s article, I want to touch a topic which seems to be of concern for many people. It’s a dieting question: how to eat less calories? I’ve been asked this question multiple times. Especially as I managed to steadily reduce my weight and then maintain it. People want to know my tricks, which I will share with you. This is how you eat less calories and start losing weight.

A Personal Letter to Ben Greenfield, My Biohacked Day, And How Ben Greenfield Cost Me Serious Money

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Dear Ben, you smart cookie, Only moments after I got into podcasts, I had to stumble over yours, of course. It was as if you had this light shining around you. But this might have been only a hallucination from the mushroom coffee I had consumed earlier. You are supposed to take just any mushroom, boil it in instant coffee and drink it, right? Or maybe not.

The Art of Meditational Cooking – Rediscovering History

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This is part 6/6 Rediscovering History of my The Art of Meditational Cooking series. I will publish a new part every week of my personal discovery and creational journey of what I first saw as a means to an end (cooking) but later evolved into my personal meditational practice. The Art of Meditational Cooking – Beginnings The Art of Meditational Cooking – Food Family The Art of Meditational Cooking – Art of Cooking The Art of Meditational Cooking – Meditational Roots The Art Continue Reading…