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...
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,...
Yoga as a path to recovery

Yoga as a path to recovery

The Yoga Sutras are the first written record of the great tradition of Yoga as practiced by the ancient sages.  These sages would struggle to recognise much of what we practice today as Yoga, and would, I am sure, take a dim view on much of modern Yoga. The Sutras...