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Tagged: “mindfulness”

Are You Sympathetic?

I’ve been posting a bit of stuff about the nervous system lately and what it means to be sympathetic dominant. I just wanted to explain this bit from a previous post: “…Whenever you pull a muscle after moving quickly and suddenly, it’s…(a) sympathetic nervous system preventative measure to stop you seriously injuring yourself. So, if […]

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Yoga & Pregnancy – Okay or Not?

Yoga and pregnancy make for an interesting combo. Firstly, there are those who believe pregnancy and yoga go together like strawberries and cream and it’s a great time to start. On the other hand, there are lots of regular yogis who suddenly disappear the moment, they find out, worried that they won’t be able to […]

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Do You Often Feel Self-Conscious?

We all feel self-conscious and overly sensitive sometimes. In fact, it’s becoming so much more of an issue in this modern, competitive and fragile-ego, attachment-to-perfectionism based world, that it recently led comedian and author Ben Elton to suggest that many of the cult classic comedies he co-wrote back in the 80s (such as Black Adder and […]

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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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Have you ever been guilty of this?

A few insights emerged this week and I found my mind heading back about 17 years or so when I had a very interesting friend in my life whom I had met at work. This was all before Facey and social media, but she was a very social girl, if a little unconventional, and loved bringing people together […]

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