ENDING CHILD MARRIAGE TO END HUNGER

(Written for The Hunger Project Australia - Unleashed Women) ‘$230 could train one Elected Woman in India to be an effective local council member and ban child marriage in her village’  Child marriage is a hidden cause of hunger and poverty globally, and particularly in many of the countries where The Hunger Project works: South Asia and Sub-Saharan …

WHY WOMEN? – BECAUSE EMPOWERED WOMEN CHANGE THE WORLD

(Written for The Hunger Project Australia - Unleashed Women) ‘A strong woman stands up for herself.  A stronger woman stands up for everyone else’.   Women have an extraordinary capacity to change the world when they are educated and understand their basic rights.  Studies have proven that the whole of society benefits from empowered women, …

395,000 LOCALLY TRAINED VOLUNTEERS LEADING THE WAY TO CHANGE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES

(Written for The Hunger Project - Australia) Together with the invaluable support of our investors, we have been successful in mobilising 395,000 locally trained volunteers globally – all of whom are dedicated to ending poverty and hunger within their communities. We know that the people living in communities afflicted by poverty and hunger are key to providing …

WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA EMPOWERED TO END THEIR OWN INEQUALITY AND HUNGER

(Written for The Hunger Project - Australia) In 2016, 107,283 volunteers participated in our ‘Women’s Empowerment’ program and have become village leaders equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence to promote the rights of women and girls within their communities. By placing women at the centre of our programs, we aim to end deeply embedded cycles …

When life gets tough, are you practising what your practice has taught you?

It’s a powerful realisation that we can become calm, experience peace and change the way we feel, by simply becoming present with the moment we’re in.  By tuning into our breath and witnessing our thoughts, we become aware that we are here, now, in this moment and that everything is OK- even in times of trouble.  When circumstances are calm, …

Wanderlust 108 – Sydney

We all love our daily practice, that’s for sure.  It seems that all over the globe, the east-meets-west yoga explosion is rocking peoples’ worlds and I, for one, am thrilled to be part of it.  We’re doing warrior poses on mountain tops, wearing active wear – everywhere! – and we’re sippin’ on our green juices …

Understanding your Kosha’s

As is true about most things in life, the more conscious effort we apply to understanding our Kosha’s and how to take care of them, the more powerful the experiences we open ourselves up to.   One or more of our Kosha’s are in action all of the time – even when we sleep - therefore, …

Adrenal Fatigue – Part Two – Healing

How I reclaimed my health The hardest thing about recovering from AF was realising the things I’d been doing do protect myself, were the very things causing me harm. If I was to ever get better, I had to let go of many harmful ideas, beliefs and habits, but letting them go meant I no …

Adrenal Fatigue – Part 1 – The Onset

Part 1 The onset of Adrenal Fatigue How I recognised the Signs and symptoms As with many turbulent experiences in life, adrenal fatigue can turn out to be one of the best and worst things to ever happen to you.  My experience left me feeling simultaneously scarred and blessed.  Scarred because it came with a …

What I love about yoga

One of the things I love about yoga is that it can never be taken away from me.  I've learned the fundamentals, the principles, the philosophies, and so they remain forever mine.  I can take them with me everywhere I go.  They will always be there for me, unless I choose to let them go. In life, …