Mindfulness | Monday 1st June 2020
Personally, I love to read. There are few things I enjoy more than some quality time alone with a good book. It’s a great way to expose yourself to new ideas, learn about something that interests you, or just get lost in a compelling story. And, given that most of us are self-isolating at the moment and might have more free time than usual, now is a great time to get stuck into some new titles. In the words of Frederick Douglas, “Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” So, wit...
Mindfulness | Friday 1st May 2020
Since I became a yoga teacher, I started practicing at home way more than I used to. I guess this happened for a couple of reasons: I’ve learned how to make my own sequences - which means that I won’t be randomly throwing postures without warming up my body correctly - and I’ve also realised the benefits of practicing at my own pace. I still love going to classes with my favourite teachers, but I also know that it’s important to practice on your own, as yoga teachers have to squeeze a se...
Mindfulness | Saturday 11th April 2020
With everything that’s going on at the moment, I’m finding myself with a lot more free time. Many of the things I used to do to distract myself are no longer options, and I’m spending a lot more time with my own thoughts. This can be really difficult sometimes, and I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling this. Needless to say, the sudden change in circumstances has been pretty hard for many of us.
So I’d like to take some time to share a few things that are helping me deal with ev...