City Living and Mental Wellbeing

7 September 2018 | 16 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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Doing vs. Undoing in Yoga?

24 August 2018

In our busy lives these days we always seem to need to be doing something. Keeping busy. Getting stuff done. Ticking things off our list.…

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Twist and Shout: Twists in yoga for back health

13 July 2018

It might seem obvious, but sometimes the obvious needs stating. Twists in yoga are one of the best things you can do for your spinal…

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Chasing the Pose: Growth and Progress in Yoga

29 June 2018

How do you view progress? Is growth important to you? In our goal-driven society, it’s hard to escape the notion of self-improvement through some sort…

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Here Comes The Sun: Vitamin D

1 April 2018

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

2 March 2018

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

As my favourite Chekhov play opens at Bristol’s Old Vic theatre next month I am reminded of a memorable quote from…

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Vegan Katsu Curry

10 August 2018

We all know that a vegetarian way of life is a better way: better for your health, better for the planet…

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Banana Bread: Gluten-Free

6 July 2018

With the start of Wimbledon this week and a bunch of bananas rapidly browning on my worktop I thought this…

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Watermelon Summer Salad

22 June 2018

Now summer is officially here I feel a celebration is in order. A salad? Oh yes, but not just any…

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Looxa Notebooks

27 July 2018

The lovely people at Looxa got in touch with me recently and I was gifted a couple of their yoga…

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Wild Wolf’s Yoga

22 December 2017

In the beating heart of old Bristol and right next to St Nicholas’ Market is Wild Wolf’s Yoga, a beautiful space created by sisters Jess and Steph Wolff and dedicated to all things yoga. Aren’t we Bristolians the lucky ones?

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What’s the Secret?

8 December 2017

If ever more proof was needed of yoga’s anti-ageing powers was needed then look no further than Christine Borg’s video released to celebrate her half-century.

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