You’d love to meditate. To sit with mindfulness in stillness. To experience the benefits you’ve heard meditation can bring: stress / anxiety relief, lowering high blood pressure, better sleep, improving immunity, improving brain function, bringing greater clarity of mind, improving
Your mind is whirring. Jumping from this place to that. You’re finding it difficult to focus. Your jaw is tense. Your shoulders are up around your ears. There’s a feeling of contraction and tightness throughout your body. You’re barely breathing.
Blimey, it can be difficult to relax can’t it? Your to-do list is a mile long, and as soon as you cross one thing off another three get added! There’s always something to do, someone to speak to, some problem to
If there’s one thing my yoga practice has taught me – it’s the power of the mind to shape the way you experience life. If your mind is all over the place and unfocused – you’ll feel pulled this way
“Don’t be so sensitive”. “You need to be more thick-skinned”. “Why were you so quiet at that party?” “You were so shy as a child”. “Don’t be a spoil sport”. “You’re so highly strung!” Have you been on the receiving
Does your mind so often feel crazy-busy and stuffed full? Do you reach the end of the day and, yet again, find it has whizzed past in a blur of activity, to do lists and looking after other people, and
Life can seem like such an uphill struggle sometimes. Too much to do, not enough time. Arguments with the family, friction at work. Worries about your or your family’s health. The media telling you should eat this and not that,
Do you understand the power of your breath? Learning to breathe with awareness can help us relax; deal with stress; deal with pain; improve our energy levels. But, instead of writing about it, I thought I’d make a video to
I’d like to introduce you to the concept of “intrinsic equilibrium”. This is the principle that your body’s many systems and its underlying musculature have their own innate perfection and connection. They are designed to be in perfect balance and
Have you ever experienced something a little odd when you’ve tried to relax? Maybe your body twitches. Random images float in your mind’s eye. You remember things or people you hadn’t thought about in years. Memories come to the surface.