Yoga Life

The Cherry Orchard: Gratitude

23 February 2018 | 12 Comments

As my favourite Chekhov play opens at Bristol’s Old Vic theatre next month I am reminded of a memorable quote from the great Russian playwright: “Any fool can cope in a crisis. It’s this day to day living that wears you out.” I love Chekhov. He examines the human condition with…

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Face yoga

What the…? Face Yoga!?

16 February 2018 | 4 Comments

Fancy looking years younger without invasive surgery? Face Yoga is now proven to make practitioners look more youthful. Get ready to do the Happy Cheek Sculpting pose everyone!

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Lichen

Mother Nuture

12 January 2018 | 14 Comments

Want to know how to prevent what researchers call “directed attention fatigue” in city dwellers? New research shows how Mother Nature can help.

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The Caffeine Hit

05 January 2018 | 2 Comments

Think coffee is bad for you? Think again. Science has just given your morning fix of caffeine a thumbs up.

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Single candle with flame.

Scientific Resolution

29 December 2017 | 12 Comments

Fed up with New Year’s resolutions that fall by the wayside before the end of January? Here are two scientific methods to help you keep them.

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Blue sky and clouds.

Where’s the Sunshine?

27 October 2017 | 0 Comments

As clocks go back this weekend I thought I’d take a look at vitamin D, otherwise known as the “sunshine vitamin”. Why is it important and how much of it do we need?

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Twelve laws of Karma written in scrabble letters.

Twelve Laws of Karma

09 June 2017 | 2 Comments

In my last post I wrote about a moment of karma in my life and it got me thinking. Did you know there are 12 laws of karma? No? Me neither. Let’s take a look.

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A lesson in Karma in scrabble letters.

A Lesson in Karma

02 June 2017 | 0 Comments

How my plans for yoga today were completely derailed by my son – and that taught me an important lesson in karma.

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Manchester skyline.

Ahimsa

25 May 2017 | 0 Comments

How can we sustain ourselves through terrible times, when awful events dominate the news and lives are lost in senseless acts of destruction? The yogic practice of Ahimsa offers some light in the dark.

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Writer, blogger, mother, wife, wannabe yogi. Good intentions, zero willpower.

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