We place so much emphasis on what is outside. How we look, what we are wearing and what the scales say. But we only ever see a reflection of ourselves. If we don't know where to look for it, we often miss our true beauty. I had a conversation with a few women the other [...]
Our bodies require so very little of us to keep functioning, not compared to what it gives. To keep it running it requires from you: sleep, sunshine, fresh air, a little movement and some nutrition. Our culture forgets to give thanks for what we have been given. We like to take shortcuts, reduce our giving [...]
We know the benefits of a regular meditation practice right? (If you don't you can go here and here to check them out.) So why wouldn't we get our children to do it too? Maybe you've asked them to and they have jokingly sat in lotus position OM-ing and then taken off? That's often what [...]
I am currently undertaking my yoga teacher training at Tamara Yoga in Perth and as part of my course we are asked to complete a research assignment on a suggested topic or a topic of our own choosing. I decided to choose my own, going with the area I was most interested in. Having three [...]
Now I'm not guaranteeing he still won't burst into tears when he's ear falls off at assembly but what I'm saying is that we don't need to be perfect for others. I don't need to hide my faults and my failures. What I need to do is step up and be a good role model for my son. Because even my dodgy craft skills are part of me and we shouldn't shy away in shame from the world over anything, it's not worth it.
Last night I was at yoga, the peace descending as we finished our practice and moved into Savasana, lying in corpse pose, reaping the benefits. We were told to empty the thoughts in our mind and then this popped into my mind. https://www.facebook.com/JasonPierrePaul/videos/1585215288381169/ I didn't find it funny the first time I saw it, but [...]
I've just run a cleaning marathon through my house. There was porridge on the floor. Dishes from last night in the sink and breadcrumbs to keep many a creature happy. The babies sheets were wet, I've got towels and bathers strewn all over my backyard and there was not one clean inch of bench space [...]