Photo a Day collection – April 2019

So here is the photo collection for April 2019.  I still love this group, and taking the photos makes me pay attention to everything around me.  So here are this month's photos.  April 1st - funFun doesn't have to be small children, fun can be sitting reading and...

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Let’s talk about stress…

Stress /strɛs/ noun: stress pressure or tension exerted on a material object. "the distribution of stress is uniform across the bar" the degree of stress measured in units of force per unit area. a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse...

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An ancient practice

I keep wondering whether I actually truly practice yoga or not.  Why do I keep thinking this?  Well, it's that wonderful thing call Social Media.  So many of the yoga accounts that I follow, including some magazines and journals are full of scantily clad nubile young...

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Photo a Day collection – March 2019

Welcome to the latest of my monthly Photo-a-Day collections. The year is just flying by, and I'm struggling to believe it's April already. I hope you enjoy these photos as much as I enjoy taking them. Let me know.March 1st - Something colourfulA colourful jug of...

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Brain changing….

The latest book that I've read is "The Brain that changes itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science" by Norman Doidge (2007, Penguin).  I was told about the book by Pete Blackaby during one of his lectures on the Yoga Teacher Training...

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Photo a Day collection – February 2019

Welcome to this month's Photo-a-Day collection. It's a bit later than normal as I've managed to get away on holiday and took a break from the website. I hope you enjoy these photos, and there will be another one along very shortly. Feb 1st - Something blue A blue...

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To sleep, perchance to dream…

I hope the image of me pretending to sleep didn't put you off clicking through to read this blog; the reason for it is that I have been reading the rather wonderful book "Why we sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams" by Matthew Walker (Penguin, 2017), which is...

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Calf stretches

These are the classic ankle mobility and calf stretches that I often recommend, and there are a few options and alternatives that can be done.  Whilst these will generally feel like the back of the calf is being stretched all of these muscles attach onto the foot, as...

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