Becoming truthful in recovery through Satya

Becoming truthful in recovery through Satya

There is so much deception in addiction. We lie to family, to friends, to doctors, bosses, so many people. And most of all, we lie to ourselves. I wouldn’t consider that I had an addiction, not really, not on any meaningful level, until I stopped drinking. Only...
Becoming mindful with Yoga

Becoming mindful with Yoga

There is a great deal of interest in ‘mindfulness’ these days.  It is not surprising, we have so much stimulation around us constantly, so much pressure, so much to do, our poor brains are completely overworked trying to process it all.  We need to become...
The Simplest Way to Reduce Anxiety

The Simplest Way to Reduce Anxiety

Your palms are sweaty, your heart is racing, and your mouth feels as dry as dust. you can’t think straight, and an overwhelming, inexplicable, fear and dread has descended over you. You are experiencing the symptoms of anxiety, and it can be utterly...
Grateful for Love this Valentine’s Day

Grateful for Love this Valentine’s Day

February 14th, Valentine’s Day, might just as well be Groundhog Day to me. After seeing Marcus off to school following a hot breakfast, I sat at my laptop to start working on my goals for the day. After a few hours, I started to feel a touch of the February...
Don’t hide your pain, share it and heal

Don’t hide your pain, share it and heal

I just read a beautiful post on Sober Mommies about the value and importance of reaching out for support, and the way that in sharing your own struggles, you can help and inspire others as well. So many people think they shouldn’t share their problems, or reach...
The importance of sleep with World Health Heroes

The importance of sleep with World Health Heroes

I have been a proud member of World Health Heroes since July last year. World Health Heroes is the brain child of the whirling dervish that is Owen Morgan, and are a growing collective of complementary therapists who want to change the world,and people’s health....
There is more to Yoga than getting thin and bendy!

There is more to Yoga than getting thin and bendy!

When most people think of Yoga, they think of a series of postures that increase flexibility in the body, meditation and relaxation.  Yoga is seen as a very physical activity and lumped into ‘physical exercise’ categories of activity. When I began my Yoga...
What The Incredible Hulk can teach us about stress

What The Incredible Hulk can teach us about stress

I have been enjoying watching the Thor and Avengers films recently with Marcus. They aren’t the most philosophically inclined films, apart from the very mystical Dr Strange, but they are entertaining, witty and fun (plus I do rather enjoy anything that Robert...