Tag: mindfulness

Old habits die hard

What happens when you fail; when you regress back into an old habit that you’re trying to kick. Do you give up, wave the white flag and tell yourself you didn’t really care that much anyway or do you dust yourself off, reassess and get back in the game. Let’s face it we all fail at things…

Finding freedom

I’ve been home from my yoga teacher training for a little over two months now and I’d like to take the chance to talk about the struggles I’ve faced since coming home. Talking about tough times isn’t something I’m comfortable with, but I’ve come to recognise how very important it is. I’ve found that there’s a certain freedom…

Meditation – Mental Exercise

Just like lifting weights makes your muscles stronger, practicing meditation grows your ability to cultivate peace in your mind. How many times have you heard someone say, I’m feeling so unfit, I really need to do some exercise? Majority of people readily identify with the connection between good physical health and physical exercise. Now how many…

Mindful May – Being the observer

It is often said that in order to be mindful, we must begin to observe our mind. Observing our minds can be quite a challenge as most of us are conditioned to our minds driving our behaviour and emotions. In the lead up to Mindful May, I had taken a slightly different approach and chosen…

Mindful May

There is no doubt that technology has changed the world. Modern life is fast paced and we are more connected than ever before. Connected through email, text, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the list goes on. Connected and yet disconnected. Our attention is constantly being caught by notifications encouraging us to check into the virtual world…