Professor Carlo Rovelli is a Physicist, a college Professor and the author of a few books on Quantum Physics, amongst them the brilliant The Order of Time that I have read recently and mentioned in this video. I contacted Professor Rovelli who was kind enough to answer three questions for Skin at Heart. 1 –… Read More Interview with Professor Carlo Rovelli
I’ve heard about The Order of Time by Carlo Rovelli through Misha’s newsletter. I really admire Misha’s work and in this inspiring interview for Skin at Heart, we got to know a bit more about the person behind the texts. The Order of Time is a brilliant book on quantum physics explained in a simple… Read More The Order of Time
Jo Hyun is an adventure traveler on the weekends and works at a tech company in San Francisco to support her travels. She first fell in love with travel when she studied abroad in college and became hooked on the outdoors when she moved to Northern California. In September she and her boyfriend are going… Read More Interview with Explorer Jo Hyun
Fumiko Takatsu is an inspiring woman who spreads beauty and wellbeing. Her life journey is quite interesting: after an accident, Fumiko refused being submitted to operations and decided to work the face muscles to get the results she visualised. Based on her own success, she developed the Face Yoga Method that focuses in the facial movements that… Read More Face Yoga Method
Clarissa Hoffmann is a german actress who lives in Los Angeles. More than the acting career, Clarissa is an explorer who has been exploring the world and herself! I met this inspiring woman when she visited Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat in Pai, Thailand. We immediately connected and we became close friends. Clarissa supported me… Read More Interview with Actress Clarissa Hoffmann
The ferret is the domesticated form of the European polecat, a mammal belonging to the same genus as the weasel, Mustela of the family Mustelidae. They typically have brown, black, white, or mixed fur. After Chica’s treatment, I was contacted to help a ferret that suffered from extreme dryness in the skin and lack of… Read More How Essential Oils Cured a White Fur Ferret
After the post Essential Oils for Hormone Balancing and the video on Hormone Balance, I decided to share an interview of a hormone expert who has deep experience within hormone balancing and women’s health. First of all, Skin at Heart would like to congratulate Robyn Srigley on the name of the website: The Hormone Diva!… Read More Interview with the Hormone Diva Robyn Srigley
Stress Management is one of the most challenging things to achieve in these days when we seem to be constantly running from one task to the other and MORE seems to be the key word to everything in life. More of this, more of that: we try to divide our attention between everything and nothing seems… Read More 7 Steps to manage Stress & Anxiety
How to Balance the Endocrine System with Essential Oils The Endocrine System: What Are Hormones? The endocrine system (the system of glands that excrete hormones) influences every cell, organ and function of the body. Hormones travel to each organ and command the cells, regulating everything! As Dr. Daniel G. Amen referred in The Brain In Love… Read More 6 Essential Oils for Hormone Balance
Ok: so what do all these – apparently so different – things have in common? In the movie The Cell, Jennifer Lopez plays a doctor who goes inside the patient’s head to help him get free from his own condition which may go from phobia to other major ailments. What’s so incredible about the movie,… Read More The Cell, Louise Hay, Joe Dispenza, Gregg Braden, Bruce Lipton, Kung Fu & Essential Oils
Today I’m sharing a home made recipe proven to remove scars. This recipe was given to me by a nurse and according to her it has been used in several people with success. I haven’t yet had the chance to try it myself and you know how much I like to try the recipes I… Read More Scar Remover Recipe with Natural Ingredients
Sarah Jane Hayler is an inspiring Life Coach founder of Developing You who has been changing the life of thousands of human beings through the method called The Gift Practice. Sarah is also the author of The Gift: A Simple Daily Practice which is a guidebook that explains how easy it can be to change or… Read More Interview with Life Coach Sarah Jane Hayler
This was a very inspiring book that I read last year. Rachel Roy is a famous fashion designer. Design Your Life more than an amazing fashion tips book is a book that inspires one to design and live the life one wants. Obviously that is also expressed in the way we present ourselves to the… Read More Design Your Life
Deborah Ferrari is a beautiful, successful and inspiring Personal Stylist founder of Deborah Ferrari Style Consulting, whom I’m honoured to call my friend. Deborah is charming and always delights everybody with her stylish looks. Since I miss our long conversations a lot on a wide variety of topics that could go from fashion to the… Read More Interview with Personal Stylist Deborah Ferrari
No: this post it’s not about the amazing Nicolas Winding Refn film although that soundtrack is part of my favourite tracks. This post it’s about my passion for driving and how we drive ourselves through life. After reading The Sacred Science: A Natural Healing Path for the Modern World by Nick Polizzi and The Order… Read More Drive
It’s the second time that Skin at Heart proudly presents an interview with Raquel Carvalho, a naturopath and aromatherapist who manages the Natural Medicine Clinic Raquel Carvalho and who is the founder of the online store Wulu where we can find a great supply of 100% natural products with biological certification. In the first interview Raquel shared her path… Read More Second Interview with Aromatherapist Raquel Carvalho
As a huge fan of makeup myself – I actually have a version of that famous Elizabeth Taylor quote that I say like this “Practice your Sum Chien, put on some lipstick and pull yourself together!” – and a deep believer on its healing power, it is a pleasure to bring you the interview with… Read More Interview with Make up Artist Ana Sofia from Miss Cashmere
After nearly two months training Kung Fu, it feels more like hell than the road to paradise. It’s like the darkness took over and even though it is said that the night is darker just before the dawn breaks in, it feels like the light is light years away not to ever be seen again.… Read More Kung Fu Hell: cat on a hot tin roof
Evan Gatte is a Martial Artist and Martial Arts Teacher who has been practicing several different styles of Martial Arts for the last years. Evan was training with me at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat in Pai Thailand, when I had the opportunity to interview him and get some inspiration for my first steps in… Read More Interview with Martial Arts Instructor Evan Gatte
Essential oils can be divided into six types according to the plant that gives origin to them: 1 – Seeds Seeds represent the beginning of life, the potential to become. They have a natural affinity to the digestive system, since is life based upon our ability to digest and what we digest. 2 – Roots… Read More Essential Oils Categories
Ali Choi is the Manager of the Detox Program at Ananda Yoga & Detox Center in Ko Phangan, the place where I did the Yoga Teacher’s Course with the incredible Johnny Nasello. Ali is a gentle soul with a deep knowledge and experience in eating patterns and how food affects our overall health. Ali is a… Read More Interview with Detox Expert Ali Choi
Movies and plays will always be current because good against evil is an endless story that represents the cycle of life. In fact, this is the story! The way they are portrayed in movies with the good character representing everything we want to keep and live up to and the bad character representing everything we… Read More Kung Fu: the dark side & the light!
I have engaged into a Kung Fu Training. When I visited Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat, it made quite an impression on me. For the first time I felt like a place and its people could have the necessary tools to help me develop both physically and mentally and arrive at a stage where those… Read More Why did I engage into Kung Fu by Pearl Jam songs
Maria João Angélico is not only my cousin as she is also an inspiring woman that I truly admire. She first studied Engineering, before following her true path into Shamanism. In this exclusive interview, Skin at Heart has the opportunity to share more about Maria João’s journey and also to know more about Shamanism and… Read More Interview with Shaman Maria João Angélico
Interview with Raquel Carvalho, a naturopath and aromatherapist that brings natural solutions for every situation. Raquel manages the Natural Medicine Clinic Raquel Carvalho and she is the founder of the online store Wulu where we can find a great supply of 100% natural products with biological certification. 1 – How did your passion for natural medicine… Read More Interview with Aromatherapist Raquel Carvalho
On Week 1 of the course we were told we would have to teach a class in the end of the Course and that along those 4 weeks we would be given tools to do so. Have you ever taught a class? Or spoken in public? If you have, then you know it takes a… Read More Yoga Teacher’s Course: the Script!
I met Misha Yurchenko at Nam Yang Kung Fu Retreat. Misha is a writer and a traveller. He has lived in Japan for a long time and he is an enthusiast in a wide variety of subjects and we had a few interesting conversations that we’ve ben keeping up by e-mail. Misha has also published two… Read More Interview with Writer Misha
This was a tough week. Head and hand stands, extending the visa (which in itself was a whole adventure taking an entire day for something that should easily be done in a morning) and the growing nervous mood for the anticipation of the exam. There was a day that was particularly hard on me and… Read More Yoga Teacher’s Course: What am I doing here?
Today I would like to bring your attention once again to the potency of Aromatherapy. If you haven’t read the interview with psychiatrist Ihuaku Ndukwe on the subject, you may want to take a look at it now. You may also want to read the relationship between Aromatherapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy or what Dr. Daniel G.… Read More Why is Aromatherapy effective?
Anyone who knows me knows about my great passion for the seventh art. One of the people that I know that has such passion is my good friend Carlos Rui Ribeiro, someone whom I can even call a mentor, with whom I like to debate movies and also themes of life and societies these days.… Read More Interview with Cinephile Carlos Rui Ribeiro