The Relaxation Response – how to feel calmer and sleep better

Anxiety and insomnia are, unfortunately, very common in modern life. We’re constantly on alert from various devices, much of our work involves looking at screens, and few of us take enough time out amongst nature

The Four Attitudes

Ah, Christmas. A time of peace on Earth and goodwill to all… which is easy to feel at some times during the festive season, and definitely not at others! Family gatherings are notorious for bringing

After The Storm

The storm started innocuously enough. I was busy backing up my computer hard drive and didn’t even notice it had started raining until the hammering on the metal roof became so insistent that I went

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Daisy – a decadent burger that no-one has to die for!

I’ve written before about being a reluctant vegetarian; that is, I like the ethos of not harming living creatures just marginally more than I like how a lot of them taste fresh off the barbie!

6 Ways To Hold Onto That Retreat Feeling

So you’re back home after a yoga retreat. You’ve had a week of blissful surroundings, daily yoga and meditation, plentiful massages and wonderful healthy food. You’re feeling great and are keen to make this break

Do No Ham – the musings of a reluctant vegetarian

When I describe myself as a reluctant vegetarian, people often ask ‘why do it, if you’re reluctant?’ It’s a fair question - the only person stopping me from eating meat and fish is me, so

My Real-Life Insta-Story

Hashtags. Who would have thought, 10 years ago, that that little symbol would become such a regular part of life… heck, 10 years ago who even envisaged social media becoming what it has? Whilst I

Magic carpet ride – choosing your yoga mat

My first yoga mat was crap. I think most people's are - as a brand new yogi it's hard to know what you're looking for, and you certainly don't know how much the right mat

RocknRoll Yogi Recipes – an easy lunch and a warming drink

Bohemian Wrapsody (sorry)   A firm favourite in our house, these wraps make a delicious, easy and healthy lunch or supper. If you’re vegan, you can replace the eggs with silken tofu.   Serves 2

I Got A Feeling – How To Connect With Your Intuition and Always* Know What To Do

*Ok, mostly Have you ever done something, had it go wrong, and then say ‘I KNEW I should have done x’? We live in a very mind-centric society, where rationale, logic and thinking are highly