February 16, 2017
by Kiri Weimann

An unfortunate side-effect of pity in international development

This post has come out of my innocent and naïve meeting with international development projects. I was not prepared for what I met there. Behind the sincere joy and excitement of being given the opportunity to study yoga with me, … Continue reading

February 18, 2016
by Kiri Weimann

The POWER of attitude and reflection

I clearly remember the day I decided that something had to change. I couldn’t let my circumstances determine how I felt anymore. I realised that I could possibly, and would most likely, stay in the same physical and neurological condition … Continue reading

Humanity. The essence of who we are.

January 1, 2016 by Kiri Weimann | 0 comments

Somehow this series of documentaries embraces the essence of one-ness. The deep underlying reason why I don’t want to conform to the ‘standards’ of modern industrialised society. Society means a place where we respect and cherish each other. Society exists when everyone is equally valued, not based on his or her gender, race, religion or monetary values. Not based on his or her intelligence, skills, or rank. But based on the mere fact that he or she is human. A loving, feeling, sensing individual who contributes to the community to the best of his or her ability.

How can I stand on the side with a full stomach watching the people who grew my rice and vegetables starve and suffer? How can we think that it is sustainable to lower prices on everything to a level that leaves other people in extreme poverty?

This is one of the most beautiful films I have ever seen. Not because of the footage of some of the most beautiful places in the world, but because of the beauty in the eyes of every single person interviewed – even the people who have done unthinkable things.

October 11, 2015
by Kiri Weimann

Is emotional hurt a green-card to setting aside compassion, respect and understanding?

On our journey through life, we are bound to run into situations that challenge us. If we didn’t encounter difficulties or tests, we would never grow in our understanding and we would never learn how to be a better version … Continue reading