Forgiveness and goal-setting

Forgiveness and goal-setting
As we leave 2016 and start to plan for the year ahead I find we are very unforgiving towards ourselves – for last years mistakes, things we didn’t achieve, how terribly we ate and drank over the holiday period (hi there…). I’m guilty of this, and as a result become super hard on myself, set totally ...

The big mistake

The big mistake
A few weeks ago, I made a mistake. Yes, it’s true, and here I am admitting it. Very uncomfortably. Why is “mistake” such a dirty word for so many of us? I took a look at my own reaction and came up with three ways I could start to embrace my mistakes, and see them ...

Feeding the good wolf

Feeding the good wolf
An intention I’ve been working with in the past weeks is actually inspired by something a FANTASTIC YogaOne teacher, Piper, mentioned in one of her classes. There’s a Native American legend that speaks of two wolves fighting within all of us. One is evil, and represents hate, anger, reactivity, resentment, ego; the other is good, ...

Yoga for Grief, Part 1

25. May 2016 Grief, Mindfulness, Yoga 0
Yoga for Grief, Part 1
As yoga is becoming more and more a part of my life I find myself turning to it for support, relief, and understanding in many different aspects of my life. Last week my Nana passed away. It was, and still is, a huge shock. She had been absolutely fine, had just had surgery on her ...