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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City Living and Mental Wellbeing

7 September 2018

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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Samskaras: Time for a Shake Up?

20 July 2018

As the school summer holidays are now upon us and I can kiss goodbye to any routine I might profess…

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Upekkha: The Freedom in Letting Go

18 May 2018

With the anniversary of the Manchester bombing coming up next week I am reminded of what a turbulent and difficult…

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Best Chocolate Cake Ever: Torta Caprese

16 March 2018

Torte Caprese is a cake that originates from the Italian island of Capri. Made with ground almonds (so gluten-free) and dark chocolate it is rich and indulgent and I think one of the best chocolate cakes ever. I’m aware of how bold a statement this is, but I’ve baked a few cakes in my time and this recipe is divine.

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Sweet Potato Flatbread

8 February 2018

Want an alternative to shop-bought processed bread that doesn’t require much effort? Flatbreads are the way forward. Here’s a healthy, gluten-free version with sweet potato that goes brilliantly with last week’s soup.

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Another Super Soup

2 February 2018

This Sunday is World Cancer Day, marked to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection and treatment. Here’s a recipe with amazing anti-cancer qualities for those fighting this devastating disease and also for those who wish to prevent it. That’s all of us, right?

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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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