I’ve been going through a process of trying various techniques and practices to see if they make me feel more in control of my emotions and more balanced. I’ve tried mindfulness meditation, daily writing, even a silent meditation retreat. This week, I thought it was time to see what happens if I change my diet. [...]
I’m a self-confessed crazy cat lady. My family have owned cats since I was born and I can’t imagine not having feline friends in my life. One of the hardest things I find about renting my own place is the absence of pets. (This results in regular visits back to the family home to get [...]
Sometimes we just need to "take a load off" and breathe. Take a few minutes and let your eyes wander over this photo. Take in the colours, imagine the textures and then let yourself "go into" the moment of sitting on the bench, feel the breeze on your face, listen to the trees, the birds..... [...]
The twists and turns of this tree’s branches can be likened to life. We may not know where our path leads and at times we are blinded by confusion and doubt. But take a moment to step back, change your perspective and life will always reveal its beauty.
I previously wrote about how taking up yoga several years ago has helped me. Not only am I stronger and more flexible, I have a better connection to myself and my outlook has completely changed. This time, I want to focus on how my yoga teacher training course has helped me even more. I've been [...]
Take 5 minutes out of your day to stop, breath and focus on this picture. Close your eyes and focus on breathing in and out for 10 breaths. Open your eyes and look at the picture. Look deeply at every colour, every detail, take it in as you continue to breathe.