7 days of Bikram Yoga and self-confidence issues

I was surprised to find out about my self-confidence issues after I attended a 7-day long challenge of Bikram Yoga at Evolation Yoga studio in Espoo, Finland last fall. I was interviewed for a local women’s magazine just recently about my feelings about working out in front of a mirror. I instantly went back to the feelings about how I transformed during that one week of intense bikram practice every day. I kept a diary about my feelings. I thought that I would only feel the physical changes but it was actually my mind that was more affected. Also I…
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A Month after new years resolutions

After listing all the goals and resolutions for the new year in the beginning of this month… Where are you now? Are you still with your goals? There might come a time when you are skipping your new routine so, how to keep on going?¬†When everybody else is giving up, because it is socially acceptable by February. If you made notes of your resolutions for 2016. Bring those notes together and take a look at them. Have you already achieved something? Are you already much closer to some of your goals? Could you add in some new details? Take a…
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Being yourself, when world falls apart

I read a lot of interviews and quotes by famous people. They are often asked about the one life advice they would give. How to be successful and how to have a better quality of life. Quite a few answers to that question the exact same way: Be Yourself. What does it mean to be yourself? How can you be yourself? I’ve struggled a lot at accepting myself. I’ve had to learn things the hard way and that has caused a lot of emotional anxiety, depression and yet also discrimination from others who didn’t want to support me on my…
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Updates, hello!

I opened this website+blog marinkaessel.com at the end of summer. I was writing my blog under the domain klaaqu.com until 2014 November and after that my blog was under the FitFashion blog portal for a year. Only now have I finally received my old entries in a zip folder and I can start the moving process under this domain (if I want to). Also I updated my Bloglovin and moved all my old followers from klaaqu under the marinkaessel domain. This is why I am writing this entry because most of my followers might not be aware that I even…
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