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, …

5 simple ways to reduce stress

When it comes to tackling stress in our lives there are a million different things we can analyse, adjust and eliminate in order to restore mental balance.  While many things will vary from person to person, according to individual lifestyles and compositions, attending to some of our most basic human needs will have wondrous balancing …

Believing: the law of attraction

My fascination with the law of attraction and manifestation began long ago.  ‘What an amazing concept,’ I had always thought, ‘I can have whatever I want if I believe in this’.  So, I would conjure up all the most idealistic fantasies I possibly could and then I would wait…. and wait… and wait… when nothing …

Causes of stress

It is true that we are all affected by stress, but it is important to acknowledge that we all have different perceptions of what is stressful.  What gets under of the skin of one may go completely unnoticed by another.  At different times in your life you may be able to cope with a particular situation, …

Eating to reduce stress

When it comes to our food choices most of us think in terms of what the food means in relation to our physical appearance (Is this going to make me fat?)  Many think about the more serious impacts (high cholesterol, heart disease, diabetes, cancer?) While all of that is great, because the underlying concern is …