Overcoming Anxiety with Loving Kindness

Anxiety creates insularity. A shutting down of the ability to fully consider others, or to have empathy or compassion for others, as it is all you can do to stop yourself from drowning in the emotion of your inner world. The cloud of worry, fears and vicious cycle of churning thoughts limits the sufferer’s ability [...]

By | 2015-11-03T13:04:23+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Anxiety, Confidence, Mind, Yoga|Comments Off on Overcoming Anxiety with Loving Kindness

Declutter Your Mind & Life

A consistent and common problem experience by nearly all the women that I work with is that despite being competent, smart, capable women that are actively taking on life, they are feel stuck in overwhelm and are experiencing some level of anxiety. An anxiety that in many cases, has always been apart of their life [...]

By | 2015-10-17T13:39:45+00:00 October 17th, 2015|Anxiety, Confidence, Courage, Mind, Yoga|Comments Off on Declutter Your Mind & Life

Do no harm; especially to yourself

One of the tenants of Vedic philosophy upon which yoga is based is Ahimsa - do no harm, non-violence. I am no Vedic philosophy expert but I have been contemplating how the goal of non-violence is expressed in daily living. How do you live in such a way that you do no harm? Most often [...]

By | 2015-03-26T22:31:46+00:00 January 11th, 2015|General, Mind, Spirituality, Weight Loss, Yoga|Comments Off on Do no harm; especially to yourself

Have the courage to colour outside the lines

I'm sitting in a simple villa on the outskirts of Ubud, rain coming down and coconut trees weighed down by the water and heat, contemplating my past week of yoga teacher training with a group of seven amazing women and reflecting on how different we all are. Yet, what great teachers we are all going to [...]

By | 2015-03-26T22:31:46+00:00 January 4th, 2015|Courage, General, Mind, Spirituality, Yoga|Comments Off on Have the courage to colour outside the lines

Conscious enlightenment: Do you really want it?

So many of us seem to be chasing a deeper connection with ourselves and with something bigger than ourselves. The huge growth in yoga, meditation and other mind/body/spirit classes or books shows that searching for more is on the rise. One perspective on connecting with self and with spirit suggests it really is about taking the [...]

By | 2015-03-26T22:31:46+00:00 December 18th, 2014|Anxiety, Mind, Spirituality, Yoga|Comments Off on Conscious enlightenment: Do you really want it?

Accepting where you are right now

  The past 6 weeks have been a frustrating lesson for me to release self expectations and accept what is. Six weeks ago I undertook my first week of yoga teacher training where a niggling groin injury became fully inflamed and very painful, limiting my ability to do a number of the poses. A week [...]

By | 2015-03-26T22:31:46+00:00 December 17th, 2014|General, Mind, Yoga|Comments Off on Accepting where you are right now

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