What is meant by “Sympathetic Dominance”?

To Squeeze and Tense, or Not to Squeeze and Tense?

That is the question…ūü§Ē! I am talking about muscles of course, and this is my perspective, based on my own yoga practise, years of exercise, study and experience. I grew up in this modern world – a world where women (especially, but now it’s men too), have been informed they need to have a flat,…

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What Does “Waking Up” Mean?

What does “waking up” mean? What does being “deluded” mean? I think that for some spiritual seekers in the West there is some kind of idea that “waking up” or “self-realisation” is like a kind of volcanic eruption – one minute we are this and the next minute, here we are, wise and sage and…

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Once Upon a Time I Met a Monk…

Unsurprisingly (or even surprisingly perhaps in the Insta world we live in), even though I look pretty peaceful in this image, believe it or not, I am¬†not meditating, Truly. I am just posing for a photo (and it is a nice photo, thanks Nev). It’s¬†one of the most pleasing things to be able to do;¬†sit…

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An Important Secret of Success..

Last week, many primary schools held presentation days. This is a day when more-or-less the same students every year receive awards for academic excellence while the rest almost die with boredom¬†as they¬†sit and clap for three hours. Personally, these awards don’t sit well with me because, just¬†like¬†beauty or sporting prowess a lot of this stuff…

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All Out! All Change!

I’ve scribbled notes about current life stuff on and off over the years, and journalling was a very important aspect of my year-long yoga teacher training all those years ago. What I think is funny now, when I look back at some of those entries, is that some of the people I mention, I have…

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Healthier Mind Habits

In yoga philosophy one of the main principles yogis are advised to work towards when it comes to the pursuit of happiness is non-attachment. But what does mean?

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