FEELING WIRED OR ANXIOUS POST-EXERCISE?

Have you ever experienced post-work out panicking or an inability to wind down? Or have you ever connected the two? Unfortunately it can be one possible side effect of overworking your upper body or working with incorrect alignment. Overstimulating your upper back and neck muscles, particularly for stressed people, can send the body into panicContinue reading “FEELING WIRED OR ANXIOUS POST-EXERCISE?”

CHANGING THE STORIES

We have all created narratives throughout our lives that keep us locked into unhealthy thought patterns. Even though these stories make us feel fearful, angry, sad or anxious, we love them because they feel like home: they’re comfortable, familiar & predictable. One of the stories I love to run is that life = worry. IContinue reading “CHANGING THE STORIES”

BRIDGING YOUR PRESENT STATE WITH YOUR DESIRED STATE

The Tasha Be movement practise is my primary tool for helping myself and my clients better organise our physical bodies in order to find balance and clarity within every aspect of our lives. When you’re working physically on your body there is no way you are not also affecting other aspects of your life. ForContinue reading “BRIDGING YOUR PRESENT STATE WITH YOUR DESIRED STATE”

UNRAVELLING THE LAYERS

Live The Process, recently published my most personal writing to date, ‘Unravelling The Layers’. Live The Process inspired me to share some of the details of my own personal health journey when I was captivated by the stories their writers shared; I experienced first hand how powerful their honest tellings were in educating, and buildingContinue reading “UNRAVELLING THE LAYERS”

VIDEO: THIS IS WATER

“Mindfulness is about being fully awake in our lives. It is about perceiving the exquisite vividness of each moment. We also gain immediate access to our own powerful inner resources for insight, transformation, and healing.” –  Jon Kabat-Zinn This commencement speech from author David Foster-Wallace is a wonderful reminder to stop, breathe and get perspective. It is so importantContinue reading “VIDEO: THIS IS WATER”

MINDFUL EATING FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Not only are the holidays a lovely time to celebrate and have a change of scenery, they also provide the opportunity to have a shift in gear. As I outlined in my previous post, this is a time of year when emotions run high, so it really is worth taking a moment to decide how you’dContinue reading “MINDFUL EATING FOR THE HOLIDAYS”

DE-STRESS FOR THE HOLIDAYS

A year or two ago I came across the quote “STOP THE GLORIFICATION OF BUSY”, and it has been my ego deflating go-to mantra ever since. The ego, or the controlling part of us, loves the drama of being busy. Even though it feels stressful and upsetting, being busy makes us feel like we have a purpose,Continue reading “DE-STRESS FOR THE HOLIDAYS”

HOW TO CULTIVATE YOUR INNER KNOWING

Over the next few months I want to really focus on how to cultivate a way of living that best connects you with your own individual needs. I’ll do this through breaking up my posts and centering them around different ways of: exercising and moving, eating and making food choices, communicating and choosing the company you keep, and finding mental peace andContinue reading “HOW TO CULTIVATE YOUR INNER KNOWING”

INSTANT MOOD-LIFTERS

For whatever reason – be it a busy lifestyle, watching the news, running away from uncomfortable thoughts or having unhealthy relationships – we can lose our sense of who we are and what makes us truly feel good. Unfortunately it’s often tragedy or loss that shocks us into getting perspective on what really matters, but you can be proactiveContinue reading “INSTANT MOOD-LIFTERS”