Category Archives: Yoga

How a yoga retreat can change your life


Have you ever wished you could chuck it all in a walk away? That’s what I did last week. I kissed my children goodbye and walked out on my home, my work and my family. Everybody reaches a point in … Continue reading

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Is it OK to be judgemental?


Mia Freedman wrote on her blog this week: “Have you noticed how being judgemental has become a terrible sin? Suddenly, we’re not allowed to judge anyone for anything and this is starting to bother me. Particularly when the “don’t-judge” admonishment … Continue reading

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How being grateful makes you happy


I’m reading The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin and I’m grateful to her for reminding me to be grateful. When the going gets tough, my default setting is ‘whinging pom’. I don’t know about the rest of the UK expat … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Make yourself Useful


I went to a private screening of Eat, Pray, Love last night, in support of the super-duper charity the  Young Love Foundation, supporting at-risk teens. I was definitely there in support of the cause rather than to see the movie, … Continue reading

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Put down that pie!


Traditional Eastern systems of healing such as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and India’s Ayurveda, stress the importance of living in harmony with the seasons, warning that ignoring the natural rhythms of nature can lead to serious health consequences Continue reading

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Spring Lamb-ing (or how to be present)


That’s what we call it when my not-quite 3yr old hops, skips and jumps along the footpath for the simple joy of it. Have you ever watched young lambs (or any kind of baby animal for that matter)? They leap … Continue reading

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