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Are you the same at work and at home?

Have you ever wondered if you were the same person at home as “at work”? If I asked your family and friends your qualities and faults, would they say the same thing as your colleagues? In fact, hopefully, in many cases we are not the same person but sometimes we make a confusion! With the…

Observation of Thoughts

“Thought is an object for the mind (it can be observed)” Caraka-Samhitā (Founding Text of Ayurveda) That means : – like any object, we can observe our thoughts – Thoughts also covers feelings, sensations and emotions (according to Ayurveda) – we are not our thoughts, they just arise within us and are a part of…

Smooth Transit

I know that it is sometimes difficult to talk about the subject of intestinal transit, yet we are all concerned! Among all transit disorders, constipation is particularly troublesome, creating fatigue, nutrients absorption problems, headache… According to Ayurveda, it is a sign of internal dryness. It is therefore necessary to bring oily hydration to the body…

Objective REALITY

An essential principle of Sophrology leading to more POSITIVITY, more JOY and inner PEACE. When we generalize, like “my cake is bad, normal, I suck in the kitchen”, we are not objective and the reflection deserves to be deepened to consider all the reality. If you were a kid and were cooking for the first…

The 3 Principles in Sophrology

1/ OBJECTIVE REALITY: I suggest you take a few moments to read this sentence: Julia is a woman, Julia is a a very nice woman Perhaps you read “Julia is a woman, Julia is a very nice woman” (you did not read 2 times the “a”) : this is a typical mechanism of our brain…

A new year, change your habits !

Resolution 2023: take charge of your health with Ayurveda Ayurveda is a curative AND preventive medicine. It allows to: – reduce or eliminate the symptoms of chronic diseases* – prevent diseases – reduce chronic pain – return to your ideal weight – regain energy, sleep better Ayurveda is a medicine in which everyone is an…

4 Abilities we all have that are used in Sophrology:

–        The ability to regulate our Breathing, unlike other functions such as the heart rate, managed autonomously by our nervous system, breathing is the only neurovegetative function on which we can act directly and more or less precisely. In addition, a slow and regular breathing rate has the effect of resting the entire neurovegetative system,…

Looking for the cause or not?

When you are ill, hopefully you receive all the medical exams, the treatment and medication needed on the moment. But don’t you feel frustrated sometimes to not understanding why you have this health problem? where does it come from?  Especially when the health issue is disappearing and then is coming back? That’s why when I…

Abhyanga

This traditional massage is considered in India as a therapeutic one. It has many vertues and benefits : Depending of your constitution, this hot oil massage can be (and must be) received 2times/week – 1 time/week or 1 time/2 weeks.

Like increases like

This simple Ayurvedic principle is in fact very powerful to understand the effect of food and environnement on our body and mind.Let’s take examples :- Your body tends to be dry, you have a dry skin, perhaps you are constipated, your hair and nails are dry and brittle. If you eat dry food like chips…

Burning your reserves

In Ayurveda, the expression “Burn-out” really makes sense. When we do to much exercise or we have to much activity or we have an agitated mind, it creates heat and then dryness in the body. If we don’t do anything to cool down, we burn our tissues in our body, damaging them deeply. Everybody is…

A calm body in an alert mind, very Present

“When you make the present, not the past or the future, the focus of your life, your ability to enjoy what you do increases dramatically, as does the quality of your life. » Eckhart Tolle Our true nature is not to be anxious, stressed, nervous, angry… but to live and welcome things with calm and…

Disturbing EMOTIONS

Who has never been bothered by an EMOTION: anger, irritation, nervousness, sadness, anxiety, fear… Or by a BEHAVIOR that we consider unpleasant: eating chocolate, not being able to put down your phone, procrastinating… Or even repetitive PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS that appear at specific times: weekly meeting that triggers a headache, client X causing me back pain……

Where does Sophrology come from?

The inspirations of Sophrology are multiple and its founder, Alfonso Caycedo (a neuropsychiatrist) drew on techniques that already existed in the 1960s. As for the Western techniques that inspired Sophrology, we find hypnosis as well as relaxation and positive suggestion techniques, like the Coué method. Alfonso Cayceo also enriched himself during his travels in the…

Testimony of Michael Phelps

“Throughout my career, I had a team of people around me that were paying attention to my physical health. If I needed to get stronger, there were 10 people finding out ways for me to get stronger. But mentally that wasn’t the case,” Phelps Michael “I think for a long time I looked at myself…

Sophrology for athletes and musicians

Sophrology is widely used by top athletes and musicians to prepare mentally; also in hospitals to help patients; in companies to help employees manage stress, balance private and professional life, be more efficient and calm and better communicate. Tennis player Novak Djokovic practices SOPHROLOGY; He testifies: “I froze when I made a mistake. Now, I…

Do you wake up feeling morose?

Does it happens to you, some mornings, to get up from morose, sad, listless or as carrying a weight? I mean those where seemingly nothing dramatic has occurred in your life. Nothing has changed, but especially without knowing why, you do not feel comfortable … In this case, you have to react! Give yourself 48…

F.A.S.T METHOD

FACE –> SHOULDER –> TOES Pay attention to your head and your face, release tension Then, focus on your shoulders and let them drop down Finally, go all the way down to the toes, realising tensions  

S.T.O.P Method

S.T.O.P METHOD – anti-stress Technic to allow you to take a moment to refocus, be alert of what’s happening, relaxed and then take the right decision S = Stop :  Close your eyes and take a short break T = Take a breath : Focus inside and take a deep breath in, and breath out.…

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