Stress: Nurturing Your Vagus Nerve

22 April 2018 | 0 Comments

How stressed are you? Do you even know? Stress is invisible and easy to ignore. But it’s pervasive. Most of us have become so used to living relentlessly busy lives – with time pressures, demands, rushed social interactions, rushed eating – that we don’t even notice how stressed we are. It has become our new…

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Blue Moon: Salute to the Moon

25 March 2018

The last day of this month sees a full moon. It will be the second full moon of March and therefore a rare blue moon.…

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The Power of Play in Yoga

9 March 2018

Most of us, on the yoga mat as in life, don’t think much about the importance of play. We are often so focussed on our goals that play is simply not on the agenda. But what are the benefits of playing? And how do we incorporate it into our yoga practice?

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Strength: Three Reasons

26 January 2018

Looking to build up your strength though yoga? Here’s how a few uncomplicated yoga poses can help you live a longer life, boosting your metabolism and preventing osteoporosis – among other benefits…

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Stress: Nurturing Your Vagus Nerve

22 April 2018

How stressed are you? Do you even know? Stress is invisible and easy to ignore. But it’s pervasive. Most of…

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Viva Las Vagus: The Vagus Nerve

8 April 2018

Anyone who practises yoga can have no doubt about the power of the mind-body connection. Even non-yogis know that a…

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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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Banana Bread Revisited

29 September 2017

No prizes for guessing what I did with these over-ripe bananas. But this banana bread has an added health bonus for being gluten-free.

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Supergreen Soup

22 September 2017

Supergreen Soup with anti-oxidants for a boost to general health and immunity. Made with love to help a dear friend fight cancer.

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The Problem With Bananas

16 June 2017

Fed up with banana bread but persecuted by a bunch of over-ripe bananas no-one will eat? Here’s an alternative recipe: guilt-free vegan chocolate “ice cream” (contains bananas!).

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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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Skip to It

17 November 2017

The Wannabe teen has recently got into boxing, something I find wrong and terrifying on many levels. However, it has introduced a new phenomenon into our household: skipping.

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