Emotional Life

Sometimes You Just Have to Laugh at Yourself!

The other day I had an argument with one of my neighbours about street parking. Now if you know me you will know I’m all about love thy neighbor etc etc. And after I had the argument with my neighbor over something which is so trivial I felt terrible! As a practicing yogini who preaches about being calm and strong

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Letting Go of Expectations…

I recently read an article about the anxieties of turning 30 for young women; Women you just can’t have it all by 30. I’m 29 and approaching 30 soon. I feel that yes there are lots of things I haven’t achieved which I thought I should have by now. But there are also lots of things I have achieved which

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Taking Steps to a Fresh Start

I love the beginning of the year as it brings the opportunity for a fresh start, to let go of the past and embrace the future. A new year also encourages people to take a look at themselves and set new year resolutions. In yoga there is a term called Swadhyaya which means self study and I feel that the

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Where is your Attention?

Sometimes we never realise our potential. Often it takes a gentle shift of perception to understand that we can manifest and create our greatest dreams. All it requires is a deeper level of attention and concentration. For example when I look at my own life, yoga was always my hobby and as I started to give it more awareness and

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How to Deal with Anger and Frustration

Many people are unaware of how to deal with emotions and feelings which can cause them to be expressed in the wrong way. In order to avoid this it is important to find a creative outlet to express our feelings. Better yet if you can go beyond expression and release the feeling completely you will experience far greater benefits! I

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That Time of the Month….

Each month when a woman is menstruating she can alter her yoga practice to aid her whilst the body is going through its natural detox. When you work in alignment with your body’s rhythm you will feel an overall sense of balance and ease. Every woman’s experience during her period is different. Some may experience physical pain such as lower

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Learning to follow your heart!

Your heart is the centre of pure feeling and I think one of the most important tools as a human being is our ability to feel. In order to follow our heart though, we may need to battle with the logical mind i.e what makes sense on paper may not feel quite right in our heart. So how do we

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Self Compassion

I’m currently reading a book called ‘Daring Greatly’ by Brene Brown. She talks about the concept of loving and accepting yourself no matter what! That we are all ‘worthy of love and belonging’ despite our flaws, failures and mistakes. I would say these are similar principles of a genuine yoga practice. Sometimes as yogis/ yoginis we can put pressure on ourselves to

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Five Things to do to Lift your Spirits

This time last week I was in the South of Spain enjoying beautiful sunny weather, marvelling at the natural beauty of mountains and lakes whilst being surrounded with wonderful friends! Coming back home to London after a holiday is never easy! That’s why I wanted to find ways to overcome the feeling of loss and longing for the good times

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