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Dealing with Your Inner Critic

Dealing with Your Inner Critic

You know that annoying issue in your life that you just can’t seem to get beyond? That habitual pattern you keep replaying, over and over, ad nauseam,  to the point that you wonder if you are simply doomed to this particular variety of suffering for the rest of your life? Yeah, that one. Your demon. The monster that…Read More

What is the Relationship Between Yoga and Meditation Practice?

What is the Relationship Between Yoga and Meditation Practice?

Essentially, yoga is about learning to master the posture of sitting meditation by preparing the system, and then guiding the mind to stillness. First you prime and purify the body using the breath and awareness, through the physical practices of yoga, then you sit still to observe what arises once the mental obscurations are no longer deceiving you about the nature of reality.Read More

How to Heal a Broken Heart

How to Heal a Broken Heart

Finding love is a challenge for many of us. One of the best ways I know to heal a broken heart is a practice called tonglen, from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Tonglen translates as “sending and taking,” and the practice is about exchanging our own suffering with that of others, to eventually realise that suffering is the doorway to compassion.Read More

How to Schedule a Mini-Retreat (And Why You Should)

How to Schedule a Mini-Retreat (And Why You Should)

Sometimes life gets overwhelming and confusing and you just don’t know what to do. When I find myself in that situation, rather than fight the current or make wild guesses about where to go next, I schedule a mini-retreat. Essentially a mini-retreat is a period of intensive practice.Read More

How to Choose the Right Yoga Teacher Training

How to Choose the Right Yoga Teacher Training

Essentially, when you have a strong practice and enough confidence in your practice to guide you, then you are ready. That said, there are some things to be gained by attending a formal yoga teacher training. So here’s what I suggest when looking for one.Read More

One Simple Tool to Realise Your Dreams in 2015

One Simple Tool to Realise Your Dreams in 2015

Ah yes, New Years resolutions. The hype is annoying enough to make you take up smoking again. (Just kidding, nothing is that bad.) But there is a simple exercise I do every year on New Year’s Day that keeps me on track in my life. It’s just a little ritual I do to check in and see if…Read More

Merry Christmas! A Year in Review.

Merry Christmas! A Year in Review.

Can you believe we are at the end of 2014? I can confirm what they say: the older you get, the faster time flies.  I’m remembering the special moments of this year as we wrap it up. I’m so grateful to you for having been a part of this year, and for allowing me the opportunity to…Read More

Are you aligned with your life’s purpose?

Are you aligned with your life’s purpose?

With body, breath and mind aligned with the heart, your life’s purpose will reveal itself without you having to do anything. It is simply a matter of training yourself to be present, listen, and follow the voice of your inner guidance, then allowing the momentum of your intention move you forward.Read More

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