Let’s talk yoga during the winter time!

Winter has to be one of the hardest times to get motivated to do any sort of physical activity because it usually involves going out, emerging from our heated homes, our comfy beds, the television or our books. But the key is to get over that initial hesitation because of the cold or to overcome

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Relationship breakdown?

Experiencing breaking up with someone is probably one of the most difficult things anyone will ever go through in their lifetime. There are few people that will disagree with this statement. We all know what we SHOULD do to deal with the initial grief; we all know what we SHOULD do to keep our minds

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Why separate the two?

I’ve lately been getting into the habit of actually not separating ‘work’ and ‘play’ in both my mind and daily schedule. So many of us seem to do it but is it really beneficial? I tend to think that it’s not. If we set it up in our minds that we SHOULD be relaxing when

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Why get up early?

I’m usually averse to simplistic sayings and adages that attempt to summarise life into a few words, but I’m really a strong believer in this one: “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise”. Leading an extremely busy lifestyle of heavy tertiary study, part-time work, a relationship, family and friends like me and

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Reflections on Japan and Taiwan

I recently travelled to Japan, in particular Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo, as well as Taiwan, and all I can say is that they really were some of the most phenomenal countries to which I’ve ever travelled. With the coexistence of modernity and history, science fiction-like cities and religion to match, I would recommend both countries to absolutely anyone. But

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Stillness & Meditation

Stillness what is it? We are so focused on the external part of life to bring us happiness……….. our children, partners, friends, our favourite food, the new house, the holiday & so on……… So I challenge you to take up investigating finding stillness within. Try being still in the physical, shut your eyes just for 5 minutes

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5 tips for staying younger and living longer

Most of us can all now expect to live longer than what our grandparents did due to advances in modern medicine and living a health lifestyle. As we age I think many would consider it important to be able continue doing the activities we have always enjoyed doing and to do this we need to focus

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Beating the Heat with Pranayama

After a slow start to the warmer weather this summer, we finally got the heat that many of us were wishing for (maybe just a little too much heat for most of us) and it looks like we are still in for some warm, summer days this month. A simple, effective way of cooling down

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Setting Your Intention for 2014

With the new year upon us, it’s the perfect time to set an intention for the year ahead. In yoga, we call this intention or affirmation, a sankalpa. It’s important when setting an intention that it is a positive one and that we truly believe in the intention we are setting. To learn more about setting

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Your Post-Christmas Detox and Japanese Needle Therapy

After having eaten and drunk too much over the festive season, we can feel bloated, stagnant, heavy and sapped of energy in both our bodies and minds. Or have you already anticipated this and lined up strategies for dealing with the post-Christmas feeling? If not, then Japanese Needle Therapy could be for you. After a long

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