Five ways to stay positive through the winter

Christmas is over and the long dark winter months are here. This time can be tough for many people even in normal times but we are starting this year with uncertainty and worry following the events of 2020. There are some things though that we can do to give ourselves a lift and help us Continue reading »

The end of another year and start of a new one

Well, I think we can all agree that for better or for worse, there’s no denying that 2020 was a year to remember. We might remember periods of isolation, restriction, lack and despair. We might also remember slowing down, making do with less and rethinking our values. Surviving this year is an achievement. It has Continue reading »

Winter Solstice

We are approaching the end of the year (thank goodness I hear you say!!). Winter Solstice is on 21 December and this is the shortest day so the good news is the days start to get longer from here on! As we start this new season, we return to our Seasonal Yoga practice. Seasonal Yoga Continue reading »

How can my home practice help me today?

As we continue to practice our yoga at home, let’s take a moment to think about that. An important part of home practice is learning to listen to what you need each time you practice and having no expectations of yourself. Each time you turn up to your mat is a new experience and is Continue reading »

Gratitude Challenge – Week 4

We are into our final week of our Gratitude Challenge with a bonus extra one as the last day of November is next week. That’s your day to look over your gratitude list or perhaps think about any of the challenges that you want to keep going with. I’d welcome your feedback on how this Continue reading »

Gratitude Challenge – Week 3

Here are the next seven in this month’s Gratitude Challenge. Are you taking time out of your day to give this a go? How does it make you feel? Day 16: Take a picture Capture an image of what you’re grateful for and pin it to your Gratitude Board (see Day 5!). Day 17: Focus Continue reading »

Gratitude Challenge – Week 2

How did you get on with your Gratitude Challenge last week? Don’t worry if you didn’t manage every one of them but have a look back and see if there are any you want to keep going with. Here are seven new ones for this week. Day 9: Show someone you love them It can Continue reading »

Gratitude Challenge

Gratitude is being thankful for what you have or showing appreciation and kindness to others. Across the pond they are celebrating Thanksgiving so let’s go one better with a 30 day Gratitude Challenge. This might seem tough with everything that is going on this year but taking a moment each day to reflect on all Continue reading »

Be Right Here, Right Now

Do you find yourself yearning for things to go back to how they were before Covid? Have you found yourself watching a programme on television and knowing it was filmed before 2020 because of the crowds of people? You can see their smiles because they are not wearing masks and you say to yourself “ah Continue reading »