Nourishing the Yin

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Let yourself rest so the body can reset itself Drop into the Heart of Winter In Chinese Medicine Theory this is the time of year where the invitation is to go inside, rest and reflect. It is said that whatever is happening in nature is also happening in your body and being. In the winter…(Read More)

Deep rest and nurturing will sustain and hold you When I was doing some gardening,  this morning, I noticed some weeds I had pulled out the day before. They had only been out of the ground for about 12 hours and yet they were dead and limp. Whenever I think about the earth and the…(Read More)

‘Life has a richness and beauty – allow yourself to notice all of it.’ I have been extremely fortunate to give a blessing at my daughter’s wedding recently. I spent a lot of time pondering and wondering what words of wisdom I could give to the happy couple that would sustain them as they moved…(Read More)

I’ve been back from my holiday for two weeks now. Whilst I was away, I gave myself permission to just relax, without any ‘shoulds’. I didn’t even go sightseeing. My husband and I just really enjoyed doing very little. What was really interesting for me was that I noticed when I came back…(Read More)

Going on a Yoga Retreat is the perfect way to rest and rejuvenate ‘Come with me and rest awhile Lay down your weary head and smile Stretch yourself out and give yourself space Let life be slow and end the race’ (Kim Rossi) When was the last time you really took time out for yourself…(Read More)

Lighten up and fly high

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‘When life gets you down, walk towards your bliss’ You know how to make yourself feel good don’t you? You know what gives you pleasure and opens you up to life don’t you? Then here’s an experiment for you:- Create a list of  things that give you joy and commit to doing…(Read More)

Without breath, there is no life. You breathe, it nourishes you. You breathe; it regulates your heartbeat, feeds your brain, and makes your blood red. Deeper still, you breathe and your entire energy field comes alive. The Breathing Exercise at the bottom will help you change your breath pattern. When we inhale, we draw nourishment…(Read More)

‘Step inside the sanctuary of stillness and listen, look after your body, give yourself self care’ I often hear people complain about the weather. It’s either too hot or too cold or too damp. But I actually feel that embracing and attuning to all of the seasons and all weathers rather than resisting them…(Read More)