When willpower is trumped by procrastination

When willpower is trumped by procrastination

We seem to be a society of procrastinators. If you go to Youtube, a favourite refuge of the procrastinator, you can find 831,000 videos on the subject of procrastination, and 7000 books on the subject on Amazon. We are certainly interested in learning more about the...
7 Simple Self Improvement Fundamentals

7 Simple Self Improvement Fundamentals

The self improvement and personal growth world is overflowing with a sometimes baffling range of models, theories and strategies to help you become your best version of yourself. You can sometimes feel that you need someone to write a self help book to help you...
Self Discovery tips from a Journaling Maven

Self Discovery tips from a Journaling Maven

A vital part of the journey of personal growth is developing awareness of where the problems lie in the way life is currently. You might know the surface problems; maybe you feel dissatisfied in your career, maybe the passion has disappeared from your marriage, maybe...
The Tao of Personal growth through Yoga

The Tao of Personal growth through Yoga

You may think that change and learning stops when you finish your formal education. You may think growth stops when you reach physical maturity. But that isn’t the case, not one bit. All of life is ever changing, ever growing. Even when you think something is staying...
Celebrating The Great Mother, Shakti, on Mother’s Day

Celebrating The Great Mother, Shakti, on Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s Day in the UK, and while I will be enjoying being a mother (albeit with two of my boys overseas), and spending time celebrating with my mother, I wanted to reflect today on the ‘Great Mother’, the Hindu goddess Shakti, and the other use of the word,...
10 benefits of Yoga for personal growth

10 benefits of Yoga for personal growth

If you go to Amazon and key in ‘personal growth’ into the search bar, you get over 500,000 entries. That’s right, there are so many books, DVDs, audios and more that Amazon don’t even give you the exact number, why would you need it? Personal growth and self help are...
How 30 days of blogging is taming the rebel

How 30 days of blogging is taming the rebel

One of the greatest gifts, and biggest challenges. that Yoga offers us is the gift of self understanding. The Niyama of Swadhyaya is Self Study, the determined and ongoing quest to understand oneself at a profound and life altering way. Yoga helps us to shine a light...
No excuses, just do it!

No excuses, just do it!

Well that was quite unpleasant! I tend to walk most days but for the last two days I haven’t, being the occasionally frustrated mother of a boy and a dog who both refuse to go for walks when it is cold and wet. Marcus went to his dad’s earlier on, and after some...

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