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Read articles about wellbeing, self-development, yoga and meditation, and other thoughts about living a more fulfilling life

What is Ujjayi Breath and why use it?

Recently I posted a video talking a lot about Ujjayi Breath. If you've practised a vinyasa class in the past few years, or almost any yoga class for that matter, is quite possible that the teacher might have mentioned it. Maybe they called it ocean breath, or...

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What is Good Mental Health? 10 proven strategies

What is Good Mental Health? 10 proven strategies

Every year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises the 10th of October as the World Mental Health Day, but do we pay enough attention to our mental health for the rest of the year? Being mentally healthy doesn’t just mean that you don’t have a mental health...

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10 Wonderful reasons to Meditate

10 Wonderful reasons to Meditate

  Many people make a distinction between meditation and ‘yoga’, they think of yoga as just a form of exercise, separate from meditation, which is seating in stillness. But meditation is part of the whole yoga system and a very important one! See below some of the...

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How to use Yoga and Meditation for self-care

How to use Yoga and Meditation for self-care

Self-care seems to be the thing to talk about lately, but it can be easy to dismiss as just an excuse to indulge in a frivolous bubble bath or to get a manicure done. Of course, it is much more than and it's benefits can have short and long term positive effects in...

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Yoga online vs. yoga online… live!

Yoga online vs. yoga online… live!

Yoga seems to be everywhere. Maybe it is. Or maybe I’m living in a social media filter bubble where everything is… yoga!  Still,  yoga has become so prevalent in our society, that the world seems now divided between those who do yoga... and those who don’t. When I...

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Help, how do I breath… in yoga?

Help, how do I breath… in yoga?

That’s a question that I’ve been asked more than a few times, ‘Why do you always ask us to breath through the nose?”. Many people are used to breathing through their mouth for no physiological reason, just because they associate ‘exercise’ with exhaling through the...

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Habits, routines and building a ‘better’ YOU

Habits, routines and building a ‘better’ YOU

NOTE: ’Better’ is subjective and has nothing to do with image, success or the opinion of others. By ‘better’, I mean being more satisfied with life, healthier, happier and knowing that you are doing your best, and following your unique path. I’ve been talking for a...

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To Yin or not to Yin yoga… is that a question?

To Yin or not to Yin yoga… is that a question?

When I first sat down to write this blog I planned to talk about the origins of yin, how to practice it, the principles and of course benefits. A bit of a ‘how to’ guide to yin. But as I started typing, my fingers seemed to move towards a more personal story. Why do I...

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