Too Busy to Sleep? Mindful ideas to help un-busy yourself.

Something that often crops up in my sleep classes is the problems with being over committed and busy. Some people might call this ‘living a full life’ and there is nothing wrong with this at all. In fact isn’t it a desired to be doing a lot more of what we enjoy and being happy...

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Honour your past to be better in your present.

I read somewhere that said that our past is the mother of our present. 

This reminds me of when I worked with new mothers in their pre and post natal stage. Usually around three months into having had a baby there is a longing for normality and perhaps for a time that has now passed. I would...

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PAIN - making life a drag.

Pain….Making life a drag.

Six months ago  I decided to reduce my teaching hours and try to get more rest. I was having a lot of back pain which was impacting on my energy.  However as much as I liked this time doing less the pain lingered and a few weeks ago I felt the urgent...

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Find Peace within yourself.

Many of us are reeling from the distressing news which is a combined force of man made intentional destruction and nature responding to circumstance. All of which is out of our control.

How do we cope?

We can start with a breath, a deep breath and extend the out breath. To breath in again and...

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Caring and Sharing in my Community.

 

This autumn I have begun teaching my community how to improve their relationship with sleep. I received a grant through Streatham Action and am part of a group of local residents helping our community to feel better. The message of the funding is by the community and for the community.

I...

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A New Start

It has taken me a while to get here, I really didn’t know where to start. How to access public funds to run free classes in the community. 

I saw a flyer looking for local people to provide health and well-being within the community and thought, thats me. 

After making an enquiry...

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Are the yoga texts relevant or is yoga just shapes on the mat?

Since the early 2000’s a yoga industry has boomed. Yoga is everywhere. 

I am not going to do a book review, but I will share some of my thoughts after attending an event with the author Daniel Simpson to talk about his book, The truth of yoga. Along with a small group of yoga teachers...

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Moving on, Mindfully.

A lovely student of mine has packed up, and sold from her home of 30 years and has moved to Scotland. Choosing to rent for a few weeks in an air b+b and taking time to adjust and make decisions.

Having had the experience of the big down size myself and selling my family home I understand about...

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KEEP GOING - tips and inspiration post January.

 We are getting to the end of January and I am wondering how those new year habits have been going. 

Dry January and Veganuary are just two that seems to be now an accepted norm. 

Everyone knows I love good habits and am all for giving it a go and the tweaking to accommodate our...

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New Moves for 2023

New morning, new day, new year, do something new today, even if it’s a not seen, a new thought or a new dream is a new start. Happy new you.

One upon a time back in 2019 I had this amazing year of travel. I choose to follow my dreams to travel frequently and carry out my intention of taking...

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Looking for Sleep, please read this lovely review.

It is always an honour when I am asked to help someone find sleep. Its essential to our whole sense of well bing and more often than not easier restore our relationship with sleep thats we think. Making time to  think about our actions and habits around sleep and then find a way forward...

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS - Holiday time is a mindset, right?

it seems that holiday time is all the time these days. So why not just go for it and make time to enjoy each day as if you were on holiday. 

Its a mindset isn't it?

The VIA Institute on Character has a test to find out what your top character strengths are and how you can use these in every...

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