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Morning Practice: Waking Up Everyday on Top of the World

Waking Up is More Than Just The Physical Act of Coming Out of a Sleep State... Don’t be afraid to see what you see, hear what you hear, think what you think, or feel what you feel. Wake up. Notice how things grow. Don’t be afraid to see what you see, hear what you hear, think what you think, or feel what you feel. Attend sunrises. – Douglas Wood... Read More...

Going Unplugged: The Counterintuitive Way to Increase Your Energy

If you are a driven, ambitious, go-getter, the idea of taking a rest day, going unplugged and slowing down can feel baffling, counter-intuitive and well ain’t nobody got time for that. What if I told you that giving yourself a break every once in a while on a consistent basis can improve your productivity, would you do it? When you try to control everything, you enjoy nothing. Sometimes you just need to relax, breathe, let go and live in the moment.... Read More...

Everyone Wants to Be Heard: Practicing Deep Listening

When Encountering Someone Who Doesn’t Think Like You, Remember They Come From a Different Place... Allowing will bring you peace, because when you allow someone to be who they are, you don’t take on their drama or mindset because you have given them space to be. And in doing so, you take a breath and allow yourself to be. You embrace yourself and you embrace them, knowing that collectively we are on a journey but individually we are on different paths. Allowing people to be who they are is a principle that must be practiced daily. ... Read More...

Extrovert & Introvert: The Key to Understanding Both

An introvert is a person who is absolutely cozy and comfortable within his permanent shell. A shy person is a person who has his temporary shell which he would love to lose at any given moment. Introverts find their comfort in calm low key places and they would rather read a book than go and dance in the club. Extensive socialising for introverts is an emotionally draining experience – shy people on the other hand do not always prefer solitude. They are just timid to connect with other people.... Read More...

Why Clinical Pilates Really Has Your Back

For those suffering from spinal conditions, Clinical Pilates can avoid the potentially harmful effects of a general class and provide a great introduction to the correct exercises and movement patterns. Working as a physiotherapist for the last ten years, I’ve used a range of Pilates techniques with my patients. For those suffering from spinal pain, it can provide great results, but only when utilised correctly. Pilates is not a one size fits all intervention for back pain, and can easily make symptoms worse with the wrong exercises. Despite this, Pilates classes are generally packed with students following a set routine, with little opportunity for instructors to tailor individual programmes.... Read More...

3 Things You Need to Know About Yoga

I've been practising yoga for more than 10 years. Nevertheless, the understanding of yoga kicked in not until recently, about 4 years ago. Naturally it came out of observations I made during countless yoga classes. And this is what I found out and what I'm working on ever since...... Read More...

5 Simple Habits to Kickstart a Day on a Positive Vibe

I get up every morning and it's going to be a great day. You never know when it's going to be over so I refuse to have a bad day! As I was drinking and savouring my coffee sip after sip, I thought and I asked myself, what makes mornings great? What makes them positive? What makes them cloudless and perfect? ... Read More...

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