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My Top Travel Tips for Asian Adventures

South-East Asia is my favourite region of the world. I’ve spent a lot of time here over the years, both touring with bands (challenging) and for leisure and yoga (best ever), and along the way I’ve picked up some tips and tricks that make the whole experience easier and more enjoyable. I’ve written other articles

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General musings

4 rituals to juice up your life

I wake before dawn. I get up, brush my teeth, light a candle and some incense, make a pot of tea and take a cushion outside, where I sit in the open air and meditate. To close my meditation I inhale and spread my arms out wide, sweeping my hands up above my head into

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Make it Big – what does success mean to you?

‘Allow yourself to be victorious every day’ – Chris Hadfield, astronaut What image does ‘success’ conjure up for you? A Wall Street fantasy of a glittering career, complete with a glass-walled corner office in New York and a Ferrari in the garage? Maybe an extraordinary physical attainment like standing atop Everest or finishing a marathon? Is

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10 Ways To Boost Your Own Energy and Feel More Alive

This morning I received some good news. Nothing earth-shattering, but despite having mostly ditched the caffeine, I now feel like I’ve had 12 hours sleep and a double espresso. The fizz of excitement I got from this happy missive brought me energy. Energy is a lot more than the stuff we get from food. We

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General musings

Professional Gypsy – confessions of a routine-phobe

I’ve never had a ‘proper’ job. For the first five years of my life as a sound engineer I was on the payroll with a live audio company, but the only desk I’ve ever been behind is the mixing kind, and the music business doesn’t run on a 9 – 5. Weekends and bank holidays

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Essential long-haul travel hacks from a life on the road

I’ve been touring internationally in my role as a professional sound engineer for around 20 years. I’m also an English ex-pat living in Australia, and I’ve to’d and fro’d since getting together with my Aussie husband in 2006. It’s fair to say that I’ve picked up a fair few travel tricks along the way, so

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Your top 3 tools for reducing anxiety

Recently I’ve been teaching a Yoga Therapy for Anxiety workshop at a number of great studios in South-East Queensland. In yoga therapy we work from the principle that a human being is made up of five aspects: physical; mental; how they use their energy; their sense of connection to themselves; and how they experience joy

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