How to Manage Stress

How to Manage Stress, even when you're home-schooling.  As a yoga teacher for over 15 years, I have helped many clients learn how to handle stress better.  The thing is, we will all experience stress (to a greater or lesser degree) during our lives. It's not something we are likely to escape from.  So I believe that it is a worthwhile tool to know how best ...

5 Healthy Habits to Survive and Thrive in Lockdown

5 Healthy Habits To Help You Survive Lockdown My heart is heavy. Yours might be too. What in the world is going on? I remind myself in situations, like this to remember: To have the serenity to accept the things I cannot change and the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.  (The Serenity Prayer from AA). I have to remind ...

Make time for Meditation to Change Your Life

WHY MAKING TIME FOR MEDITATION CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE  Meditation is a practice. No one is perfect at it, and no one can’t do it. You sit down every day to practice it and some days it goes better than others. There’s no right or wrong way.  All that matters is that you DO IT. Like the habit of drinking more water or eating more veggies, you can choose not to ...

Are you stressed? Use this one simple technique

We all experience stress, whether it's because of the demands of our children, a never-ending to-do list, a house move, an important or life-changing event, or financial pressure. Some stress is normal - healthy even, it's when stress becomes chronic that it has negative effects. Stress is our body’s way of responding to any kind of demand or threat. When we...

Managing stress and creating a balanced lifestyle

Managing stress and creating a balanced lifestyle  “We have reached a point in our collective evolution where our health is being outpaced by lifestyles  which are not aligned with how we are biologically made to live.” You and stress : How stressed are you? (1 not 10 very)  How does your stress manifest?  What exacerbates the stress?  What lessens it? The d...

How to help yourself sleep well

Sleep is the best drug on the planet, the secret sauce. Everything in our body and mind works better with proper quality sleep.  Whilst we are all individual, most people do well with a minimum of 7-8 hours uninterrupted sleep.  Not getting enough sleep increases your risk for chronic diseases such as; type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, memory loss, de...

The benefits of meditation and why to make it a daily practice

The benefits of meditation and why to make it a daily practice  ‘What you think you become’ Mahatma Gandhi  Have you tried meditation?  How did you find it?  Before I explain why to meditate, let me cover some of the most common reasons people use to not meditate!  1 ‘I can’t do it, I just have too many thoughts’  Let me put you at ease…. We all do! It’s com...