I’m dreaming of a Stress Free Christmas!

I’m dreaming of a Stress Free Christmas!

As we are approaching the end of work for this year for many, you may be looking forward to Christmas, or you may be feeling mighty anxious about it. How will you pay for it? How will you manage the family relationships. Will they like the presents they got for you?...

I’m on Bloglovin!

I just signed up to Bloglovin,so while this might be the least interesting post I have ever written, I wanted to tell you that you can now Follow my blog with Bloglovin See you there...
Crush the Cravings livestream replay

Crush the Cravings livestream replay

Craving is something that affects us all, not just those of us in recovery from addiction. Yoga philosophy tells us that the root of human suffering is to be found in the Kleshas, the 5 Obstacles identified by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras.  They are Avidya  –...
Crush those Cravings

Crush those Cravings

B&W image thanks to Cristian Newman If you are trying to conquer an addiction or give up something that is harming you (like being on a diet, for example) you will find that there are some powerful voices in your head telling you that you desperately want and...
Cowleys Fine Foods Monthly Mystery Box review

Cowleys Fine Foods Monthly Mystery Box review

Sometimes, as a vegan, it is hard to find a snack that offers great taste, is healthy and not packed with sugar, and gives you a feeling of great satisfaction when you eat it. Martin and Suzie Cowley, of Cowleys Fine Foods, have the perfect answer to this. They create...
Ahimsa (non harming) in recovery

Ahimsa (non harming) in recovery

Addiction is a condition characterised by self-sabotage and self harm.  One of the symptoms used to diagnose is persistence in the behaviour despite the adverse impact on life.  This is true if the addiction is drugs, alcohol, sex, gambling, social media, cigarettes,...
Further study on my Yoga journey

Further study on my Yoga journey

Swami Gitananda, whose teaching I was trained in to gain my Yoga teaching certificate, and my recovery, taught that Yoga is a science.  The ancient Yogis made careful study of the workings of the human mind and body, experimenting with different practices, ways of...