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Health Matters

Why we all need to Go The XXXX To Sleep!

Although balance is often discussed in our modern life in terms of diet and exercise, sometimes I think we forget about one absolutely vital element that costs nothing, but yet is often difficult to source; rest and proper sleep. The effects of not sleeping properly are many and varied and none of them are positive. How many times have you heard […]

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Is Motivation Really Necessary?

The other day just before a morning yoga class, a conversation ensued about the idea of showing up. The discussion was centred around whether how we actually feel about showing up for something (in other words motivated or not) is a useful way to think.

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Does Age Have Much to Do with Physical Ability or Fitness?

I find it interesting when I see exercise classes for the “over 50”, since, being in my 40s, and having lots of friends in their 40s, I wonder who decided 50 was the age that people needed to have special exercise class designed just for them! I say this because one of my friends in her mid 40s just completed an Ironman competition along with many other 40 and 50 plus folk.

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Go Natural, Chillax and Look After Your Liver

You might think of stress as being something that happens when we are upset or scared, but it’s not only how we feel about one-off events – that’s just one form of stress. It’s also how we process that stress emotionally. How willing are we to let go of things that don’t really matter? How do we feel day-to-day – for example, about our relationship; where we live or our job?

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Introduction to Ayurveda (The Ancient Science of Self-Healing)

Work, rest & Play; Once again, it’s all about balance. Just like its sister science, yoga, Ayurveda is a completely holistic system stemming from the Rig-Veda, one of India’s most ancient philosophical texts which is thought to have been written sometime between 4500 and 1600 BC. The text contains a collection of works recorded by many great sages […]

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