Living a Whole Life

We all want more positive, less negative, in our life and in our mind. We all have feelings and thoughts; we have ups and downs – and the share of each isn’t necessarily fairly distributed from person to person. How do we live a whole life that is capable of managing positive and negative, ups…

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3 Steps to Managing Difficulty

I’m usually weary of articles headed “X number of steps to…”, and you certainly get enough of them, not just all over social media and adverts on websites, but in the yoga world too. If only it were that straightforward to lose weight/find your soul mate/increase your wealth/do a handstand/change your life. Either the “steps”…

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Come as you are – how live online classes connect us

How are things, are you still feeling summer vibes? We had a good run of sunshine here in the UK. I sense corona fatigue out there, or people busy and needing to get on with it and the adaptation to changes. We humans are incredible that way. Some of you may have had losses. I’m sorry, really…

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When hit by strong emotions

Lately, I have found myself feeling strong emotions – in reaction to political, social and personal events. By this statement, and confessing to it, I mean strong feelings: the kind of feelings that shoot through the whole of your body and don’t vacate. The kind of feeling that lingers, and may even erupt up again…

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Insecurity vs Uncertainty

How many memes have you read or seen along the lines of ‘embracing the unknown’, and ‘accepting uncertainty’ as a part of life? I know for me it would be have been thousands of times by now. This has been upped exponentially in recent times, with the pandemic crisis triggering all those articles, whatsapp’s forwards…

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Take 5 – five simple ways to connect back into the present

One of the buzz phrases of our current time is ‘live in the now’. I think Eckhart Tolle, the gazillion dollar best selling author of the book The Power of Now, has a contribution to that. Plus the rise of the self-help industry and the social media life-take over has meant we are constantly bombarded…

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