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Weekend is almost over, but if you live like me you hopefully dont just wait for the weekend to start then hating on life again once its over. Live in the moment, do things you like and love everyday of your life. Yes the weekends allows more time and freedom to fully explore and embrace the things you love doing, but it is important to incorporate this into your everyday life.

I had such a great day visiting the botanical gardens here in Oslo, they offer free guided tours every Sunday all Summer, and in July & August you get them both in english and in Norwegian.

BOTANICAL GARDENS OSLO INFORMATION 

Cool down with organic ginger beer or heavenly Kombucha 

Hugging magnificent ancient trees, a beautiful way to feel grounded and connected to earth

Feel like you are in a tropical place just for a little while

 


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Hope you are all having a great week, enjoying yourself with work, friends, holiday or anything else you might be up to.

Summer in Europe means, thousands of people going on holidays, maybe even several holidays. Travel means, more CO2 is being pumped out into our surroundings, which means more pollution. Flying obviously being the worst of all travel methods that we chose. I personally do love travelling, so I cant say that I will never fly somewhere ever again, I also know that most people feel the same way. However we can improve our ways of travelling if we are a little bit more mindful.


WAYS TO IMPROVE

Stay away for longer periods when you first fly somewhere, try avoiding flying somewhere just for a weekend trip.

 

Use public transport when you can, even on holidays, unless you are 4-5 people filling up your own rental car.

 

Walk or rent bikes instead of jumping in a taxi.

 

If you are travelling for longer periods, make sure you don´t fly domestic or across to a country that is close by,  take a train or busses instead. 



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We are already half way through June, blessed with several weeks of beautiful weather which have enchanted Oslo, everything has blossomed to life.

I have not made to many plans for this Summer, as I´ve decided to work a lot until January, planning a new long trip from beginning of January until whenever, cant wait to share more of this with you lovelies.

I have a few plans for the next months, but I just take the weeks as the come, there is a lot happening in Oslo the next months, so its just fun to take each weeks as they happen, with the occasional planned happenings.


 My PLANS


Hiking at our cabin 

Exploring Oslo´s nature spots & vegan eateries.

 

Visiting Larvik in some of my free weekends.

Going to Spain with the family

 

Mountain/car trip to the Vest of Norway, going on a few different hikes. 


I love to plan a lot, with plans constantly changing as I change my mind. My mind is a tornado of ideas and thoughts, so this next months I´m trying to tell my self to slow down the planning, just be more present & take the opportunities as they come at me. 

 

 


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It has been about one month since I completed my yoga teacher training in Bali. I have been practising everyday, some days only 10 minutes but I have been doing it everyday. When I left Bali I knew that my practise would not be as it were during my time there. Here everyday life is happening at the same time, so somedays 10 minutes is all that is manageable, but my teacher in Bali said;

Practise everyday, even if it is only for 7 minutes.

So I intend to keep that promise. 

My self practise is one of my most important priorities, which I intend to keep as part of my daily life routine. I´m feeling the power of the work I put into it, it is a vibrant flow of energy.
Everything is a work in progress, I believe I will never reach a final stage where there is no more to achieve, but this is such a motivation to keep learning, reaching higher and improving, because there is always a new level to reach.


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“I UNDERSTAND
I LOVE,
I SEE,
I FEEL,
I AM 
THAT I AM”

Be true to yourself, be true to others.

“Dont be afraid to say no to others, if it means saying yes to yourself”

 


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Donating your time and energy to a group or organisation that works for things you believe in is a great way to give back. Giving money is obviously a great contribution, and most organisations would not be able to do their amazing work without money from people. However your time is also a precious thing to contribute.

I signed up as a volunteer for Norway´s largest animal rights groups, NOAH.
I´m joining them whenever I can and I find this is a great way to really give back and support the animal rights, which is one thing I´m extremly passionate about.. It is also a beautiful way to connect with like-minded people, share ideas, visions and passions.

Check out NOAH`S work by clicking on the image above, and if you dont support a animal welfare group yet, become a contributor too. ♥

 


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Having a yoga mat is something any yogi would need, so me being such a strong advocate for the environment felt like sharing two sustainable companies to get your yoga mat from.
Many mats have dangerous PVC, Toxic glues, and other nasty chemicals, so making sure you buy a mat that is good for the environment and for yourself should be of importance to you.


YOGI PEACE CLUB. & SALLY MUSTANG

 

ECO BENEFITS: 

Free from the nasties – latex, silicone, toxic glue, PVC, Chlorine and Phthalates. No toxic smell.

 

My yoga mat is a sacred place I spend a lot of time on, so both how it looks, feels and affect the environment are all equally important aspects of purchasing a mat. 


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Hi lovelies, is that time of the month again when I share a mindful & Eco tip with you lovely people. Living mindful & ethical is a passionate eye-opening journey, so I hope I can inspire you to become a bit more mindful joining me on this incredible journey that I´m so very passionate about.

 

CLEAN UP RUBBISH ON YOUR TRIPS, YOUR WALKS IN NATURE & ANYWHERE YOU ARE OUTSIDE…

Our precious nature and planet is drowning in our manmade rubbish, so its therefore our responsibility to clean up after ourselves. We are making a huge mess around us, harming our planet, humans and animals. It is time to take action against our waist problem and start cleaning up, even if you didn´t leave it there, pick it up.


 

Your rubbish is everybody’s responsibility  

 


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Its Monday evening, but feels like Sunday evening as we have had a long weekend.
I´m watching the trees & leafs through my livingroom window, they are moving gracefully. It is a calming and soothing movement, therapeutic.


It is amazingly lush and green around Oslo now, which makes me smile and feel incredible happy. I always try to spend a lot of time in nature, to feel connected to our natural surroundings, mindfully observing nature & connecting with myself. Three days of time spent outside, walking barefoot, smelling the beautiful smells of spring and observing has recharged my batteries for a new week. Living in a city, sometimes we simply forget to be outside around natural elements. So if you feel that you need more time in nature, do something about it now.


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A month surrounded by amazing open minded and spiritual people have come to an end. I´m so grateful for everything I´ve learnt this past month, I´m taking it all with me home, staying true to myself and they way I live my life. Staying mindful in everyday life can be a challenge, so I´m both nervous and exited for the next months, incorporating everything into my daily schedule.

I feel boosted with new energy and can´t wait to keep learning and exploring what lay ahead, building knowledge, building new relationships & going new places.

I´M TAKING MY MINDFUL PRACTISE WITH ME HOME & I CAN´T WAIT TO CONTINUE SHARING THIS AMAZING JOURNEY WITH YOU ALL.

namaste

 

 


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