Tag: wellbeing

Yoga for Resilience

Resilience is an essential life-skill; it enables us to cope with and recover from life’s misfortunes and challenges.  Most people will experience an accumulation of loss, trauma, transition and heartbreak, along with joy, love and pleasure in their lives. Practiced regularly, yoga builds strength, flexibility, balance, calm, optimism, and above all, resilience.  Compare the oak 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

Yoga in Universities

Promoting a Holistic Approach to Student Well-being Having spent twenty years in Higher Education, both studying and lecturing in the UK and France, I have gradually gained an in-depth understanding of the student experience. Often this is overwhelmingly positive, providing young adults with a wealth of personal, and ultimately professional, opportunities. Nonetheless, it is important Read More

About FocusOn Health & Wellbeing

Welcome to the Focus On Health & Wellbeing website If you have found your way to our website it means you are interested in or already practice/teach Yoga, holistic therapies or alternative medicine. If this is a new foray into the world of Yoga, holistic therapies or alternative medicine you may find it a confusing place. Our Read More

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Therapies Is Sugar really as addictive as Cocaine? Posted on22nd January 2018 22Jan2018 Ever noticed how you can never just have one sweet, one bite, one nibble? One turns into two and before you know it, you’ve finished the lot. Yep we have all done it. Or you get that craving for an unnecessary slice Read More

Body and Mind Wellbeing Part 1

Why Body and Mind well beings are important? Good Body and mental health well beings are important to lives of all people and to the communities where they live. It is essential to achieve a healthy, resilient and thriving population. The skills and attributes associated with mental health wellbeing (e.g. self respect, confidence, resilience, tolerance, Read More

Vitamins in your food

Do you know which foods give you your essential vitamins? If you know which foods provide you with which vitamins you can work to providing you and your family with a healthy balanced diet. Everything in moderation. Your body will love you for it. “A Guide To Vitamins In Your Food” on Health Perch

Palm oil Debate

This is perhaps a little off topic but I believe that if we are looking into ensuring our health and wellbeing on a day to day basis then the environment we live in and the food we eat is an important element of this. I don’t know about you but I worry daily about what Read More

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