When it all gets too much

When it all gets too much

I recently wrote about stress and what happens to the body in a very broad strokes sort of way.  We all encounter stress and for the most part we can deal with it, and we don’t have any major reactions to it.  However, for some people their bodies react in a...
Let’s talk about stress…

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...
An ancient practice

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...
Brain changing….

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...
To sleep, perchance to dream…

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,...
It’s ok to feel

It’s ok to feel

For one reason or another I’ve been feeling a bit out of sorts for most of this year.  I’ve told a few people before about this, and many clients may not have noticed as I have been burying it behind a facade of positivity, but some have spotted it.  It is...