This is the last post of the month where we've been exploring the topic of self-care. My intention has been to have us improve our relationship with taking good care of ourselves. This is obviously a continuous learning. But occasionally bringing a sharper focus to it...read more
Nearly a month ago, I committed to posting each day to the theme of Take Care. The idea being that, because of writing about self-care, I would pay more attention to caring for myself. I'm almost at the end of 30 days of posting. Have I done daily posting? Not...read more
If you are a person who likes to keep moving, physically and mentally, you know what a nuisance it is when an injury trips you up. I'm one of those on-the-move people. If you assessed me according to Ayurveda criteria, I would come up as a Vata type. So, when I woke...read more
Years ago I had osteoarthritis of both hips. I had hip replacement surgery in 2010 and have gone from strength to strength since then. However the period when I was first diagnosed was hell for me. My ego felt crushed like a stepped-on grape. I was convinced that the...read more
I want to address a question raised by one of my readers, Katrina Hinton, about a recent post, Take Care: Self-Reflection and Constructive Feedback. Katrina was a bright and enthusiastic yoga teacher trainee at Nature Care College back when I was part of the yoga...read more
The other night I asked my dear husband, Daniel, to cast his eyes over my draft 'Yoga Suits Her' post. He gave me constructive feedback, but, sadly, I became upset when I heard it. Daniel and I have been married nearly 25 years. That's plenty of time for marital...read more
I've been invited to teach at a very special festival at the end of the year called Shambala--Lost Paradise. Now that I've accepted the invitation, I'm wondering what it will be like. From the description below, it sounds like so much more than a yoga festival...read more
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