Hum yourself to sleep

12 October 2018 | 2 Comments

Is it just me or is everyone exhausted these days? I recently wrote a post about undoing in yoga. It seems to me as I grow ever more busy in my life, less is definitely more. If there’s one thing I have learnt by practising a more mindful form of yoga and being lucky enough…

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Hum yourself to sleep

12 October 2018

Is it just me or is everyone exhausted these days? I recently wrote a post about undoing in yoga. It seems to me as I…

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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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As we have now moved beyond the autumn equinox and seem to be charging inexorably towards the dark days of winter I thought I’d take a look at Vitamin D, otherwise known as the “sunshine vitamin”. What is it, how do we get it and how much of it do we need?

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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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3 November 2017

A fabulous recipe for healthy, no added sugar chocolate brownies. Aubergines and dates add fibre, nutrition and guilt-free sweetness. And a pretty plate too!

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Vietnamese Pumpkin Soup

20 October 2017

It’s that time of year when you can’t move for pumpkins in the shops. Here’s how to make a delicious Vietnamese soup from them. Perfect for the autumn.

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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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Looxa Notebooks

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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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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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