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Here Comes The Sun: Vitamin D

01 April 2018 | 4 Comments

Good news! It’s that time of year when we lucky Brits can start synthesising Vitamin D from the sun. Read on if you want to know how long you can sun worship for on a daily basis.

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The Vinegar Tasters

02 March 2018 | 6 Comments

Last week’s post prompted much conversation and debate (both online and in person) which was thrilling. One of my more cultured friends referenced a Chinese print called “The Vinegar Tasters” and I had to confess I hadn’t heard of it. Ready for a whistle stop tour of Eastern philosophy? Read on.

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The Cherry Orchard: Gratitude

23 February 2018 | 14 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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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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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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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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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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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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