When you’re in pain, when your body feels broken, it’s tempting to think that there’s nothing you can do to make things better. You may be surprised to discover that even when you can’t do anything physically, there are still yoga practises that have the potential to help your body to heal. I was sitting […]
Four self-care tips that can help move you from a place of overwhelm to feeling more balanced. Four ways to look after your mind. Four ideas that work to ensure you don’t frazzle or feel uncomfortably buzzy.
Guided meditations can be useful when you’re in panic mode. You’re essentially handing over the reigns to someone else and saying ‘here, help me through this moment’.
If you’re curious to find out more about mindfulness and meditation, it makes sense to listen to what some of the world’s most respected teachers have to say about it in these meditation podcast episodes.
If you’re anything like me, you want to feel that life is running smoothly. That people respect you and that your work is valued. That you’re healthy, happy and at ease. That your loved ones are healthy, happy and at ease too. These yearnings go way back. They aren’t a new revelation to humankind. This desire to […]
From the UK to Australia and everywhere in between, yoga has accompanied me for the good part of the last twenty years. And yet, in many ways, I’m only just beginning to understand how important it is to both my health and happiness, and also the health and happiness of everyone around me. This is […]
Before you can meditate, you need to concentrate, which is easier said than done. But the payoffs, say the great yoga teachers, are infinitely worth it.
The final limb of yoga, samadhi, is said to be a state of enlightenment. The ancient yet practical application of yoga Over 1,700 years ago an ancient sage going by the name Patanjali brought together his observations of life into a set of clear guidelines. These guidelines, he claimed, would not only to lead a […]
Addiction is tough. I have first-hand experience of the complexities and challenges faced when dealing with addiction, and believe me, there is a lot to consider. The cravings, thought processes, mind chatter, desires and genuine beliefs that you need to get more of a substance just to feel normal can outweigh and override all other […]
Sceptical about how effective mindfulness and mindfulness meditation really are? There’s a huge amount of research going on behind the scenes. Find out what the science says.