My first acquaintance with sleeping places in Tanzania was in small room of a student at the foot of Mount Meru in Arusha with bars in front of the window. I was lying in a bed with two young people and three others on the ground among whom the owner of the room. I did not sleep much that night. All new impressions were overwhelming and next door the bongo flava hit of P square was repeated all night. I was feeling uncomfortable, me lying in that bed, while black people were lying on the ground.  Read more

Petting Lion cubs

Every year 600 Lions die. Sixty percent are killed by Sport hunters. In twenty years the Lion population went down with 80 percent. At the same time private reservations for breeding Lions go up simultaneous. Most of them are established in South Africa.

The Lions are raised on farms to make money. The young ones are already big business because of tourists paying for petting a Lion cub. They do not know Read more

Do animals grief?

A few days ago I found a short video on my facebook. It showed a dog that was rescued together with her pups. And I found myself touched and agitated while watching, because after this dog has been rescued big, round tears came out of her eyes. She truly was crying and I never saw or heard of this phenomenon before. Someone responded to this movie with another video. This one shows another dog that is lying on the grave of his caretaker. And this dog is intensely sobbing. And his lips are quivering like a child has its lower lip vibrating of sadness, before tears come.

Are animals feeling joy and sadness? Are animals grieving because of ones shared love? Read more

The simple truth about relaxation and happiness

A blog to do!!

Please sit down for a moment, close your eyes and watch your inner world.
Which thought or feeling is coming up? What is keeping your attention? Give it a clear name.

I am busy in my mind with………………..  Or my thoughts and feelings are dealing with………………

Then let go of this observation and switch Read more