February 27, 2014

Make Today A Happy One.


Make today a happy one.

How? Let me tell you!

First off, stop obsessing over your body. Seriously.

Real happiness comes from pursuing your passion and living your dreams. From connecting with loved ones, from sharing moments of peace.

From being in nature and dancing with your bare feet on the ground.

From staying true to who you are.

Real happiness does not come from the number on a scale! Let me repeat that: real happiness does not come from the number on a scale. 

That’s right. I said it. Real happiness comes from inside. Not from fitting into size four jeans. Not from the reflection in your mirror. It comes from the heart. And frankly, your heart couldn’t care less about what your body looks like!

Let’s focus on more important things today than our conditioned judgement about the shape of our anatomy.



Now, go have a happy day!


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Rachel Brathen

Rachel Brathen is a yogi on a world tour. Born and raised in Sweden, she currently resides in the beautiful island of Aruba where she is busy teaching yoga at a resort in the mornings, coordinating retreats at noon, taking her three somewhat crazy dogs to the beach to keep up with the surf in the afternoon and trying to survive as a vegan (where no vegetables grow!) in the evenings. She firmly believes that life is not black or white – it’s black and white and blue and yellow with rays of pink and sparkle in between. You can teach yoga and still be a party animal. Meditate and ignore your spending problems. Be vegan and eat too much chocolate. Have a Swedish passport and live in the Caribbean. You can do anything, as long as it’s you! You can find Rachel on the beach, probably practicing her Astavakrasana, or on facebook.com/rachelsyoga.