Category: Self Care

Sleep

5 Reasons why your efforts to get your sleep back have been a waste of time, nerves and money Today I want to talk about why you will never be able to sleep again, if you are only looking at “Sleep” as your problem. This might sound counterintuitive because, obviously you're not sleeping, so it Read More

First, Do What’s Necessary

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible! — St. Francis of Assisi I was first introduced to the concept of Adikara, as meaning 'studentship', or my preferred definition, 'the work that needs to be done'. It describes both the diligence and the patience required for the Read More

Writing a Journal?

Writing a journal can be one of the most powerful self-awareness tools there is... but getting started can be daunting! After extolling the virtues of journalling to clients, and most recently to our new intake of teacher trainees, I decided it was time to put it to paper (so to speak) and share a few Read More

October Abhyanga

As the natural world begins to shift towards a time of retreating and regrouping, try this Ayurvedic daily self-care prescription, the Dinacharya, to reinspire your self care practice and stave off that cold weather lethargy; Step 1. Wake up before dawn! This might seem like a tricky starting point but according to Doshic theory between Read More

Winter Blues

January is often a struggle for a few reasons and the January blues is rather well known. The Christmas cheer has faded, the weather is cold and the days are still short. End of January sees the days getting longer, yet we still have a couple of weeks to go before Spring wakes up Nature Read More

Skin so soft!

I don’t know about you, but my skin is becoming even more sensitive as I age. When I was younger I was always ‘one of those children’ who had various allergies, mainly to food or body products. Later when I was studying at university I had a mild stroke, I was in my early twenties. Read More

Relationships

If you were to imagine for a moment what has made you who you are today, you would conjure up an insurmountable number of events, situations, places, culture, values etc. that have contributed to who you are today.  There is no way that we can be reductionist when we discuss human behaviour and who we Read More

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