Change is difficult for humans. We place ourselves in the past or the future instead of that tricky present moment of in-betweenness. Yoga has a lot to teach us here.
Category Archives: Off the mat
The Yamas: Yoga and Social Justice
The world feels pretty upside down at the moment. The COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, George Floyd’s death in the USA and subsequent uprising against systemic racism. Wondering what all this has to do with yoga? Answer: a lot. Here’s an introduction to the Yamas – the ethical codes guiding our interactions with others.
How to go easy on yourself in times of stress
If you’re feeling tired and foggy-headed, here are some ideas to help you go easy on yourself in these difficult days of lockdown.
Three ways to find balance in your life
Everywhere we look there is advice about how to find work-life balance, or what constitutes a balanced diet or a balanced approach to managing money and so on. So what does balance actually mean?
Mother-daughter bonding with yoga
There are lots of ways to invest in relationships. Here are a few of the things I love about my annual yoga retreats with my mum.
Be bold. Start something.
Is there something your body is telling you to be bold about? Take some time to sit quietly with yourself and see what whispers emerge.