Five reasons to go on a retreat

Every year I make a point of going on a retreat myself, leaving my family at home. I always look forward to my retreat time and know my loved ones are happy for me to take some time off, to re-charge and do something just for myself. My last yoga retreat took me to ItalyContinue reading “Five reasons to go on a retreat”

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How meditation can help alleviate stress

Did you know stress experienced in our mind alters the way we feel, think and behave? Our brain can only process so much, and we experience stress when demands exceed our capabilities or means. Mindfulness and meditation can help calm a stressed mind and teach us to become more focused, clearing mental clutter allowing usContinue reading “How meditation can help alleviate stress”

5 simple ways to take care of yourself

A few weeks into the new year you may or may not be trying to stick to your resolutions set for the next 12 months. If you are like me, and not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions, you may have used the opportunity of the year changing to check-in with yourself to acknowledgeContinue reading “5 simple ways to take care of yourself”