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Cranio-sacral therapy — my experience with a spiritual healer

Cranio-sacral therapy — my experience with a spiritual healer

What is cranio-sacral therapy like? The other week I had the pleasure of meeting spiritual healer and alternative health practitioner,..

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Tummo explained — some things you might not know

Tummo explained — some things you might not know

In some previous posts I wrote about my experiences of Reiki Tummo and also shared some Tummo exercises I came across. I’m by no means an..

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Which yoga teacher training course should I choose?

Which yoga teacher training course should I choose?

Today I finally signed up to do a yoga teacher training course — something that has been on my to do list for years — and it..

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Vipassana Meditation — my 10 days in a silent retreat

Vipassana Meditation — my 10 days in a silent retreat

I have long been interested in the idea of going on a meditation retreat and spending some time away from it all. Ten years ago, and..

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Shambhala Buddhist Meditation Center in France — my experience

Land of Bliss Dechen Choling means “Land of Bliss”. This is where I had the pleasure of staying for a week on a Writing and Meditation Retreat at the Shambhala..

April 16, 2014 with 1 Comment

Autism — how meditation can help

Meditation has been used for centuries to still the mind and help people find inner peace, tranquillity, and a greater connection with their deeper selves. The health benefits of..

April 15, 2014 with 0 Comments

Tummo meditation: an in depth guide

Tummo, meaning inner fire is a Tibetan Buddhist meditation practice that really fascinates me. The idea that we can make significant physical changes to our body temperature using..

April 5, 2014 with 4 Comments

Soothing the ‘Monkey Mind’: A personal journey

It started as an urgent need to change my life.  I was troubled by stress-related health problems, hopelessness and feelings of despair encircled me on a daily basis, and  I had..

April 4, 2014 with 13 Comments

How to tame self-blame and love yourself

My roommate is an extremely eligible bachelor of 28. He is oblivious, it seems, to most female attention, so I was curious as to if he’d had a good time on a recent date he..

April 2, 2014 with 3 Comments

Self improvement: ‘white elephant or game changer?’

Few concepts divide as much as emotional self improvement. Within my family alone there is the militant ‘airy fairy nonsense’ contingent and the cue eye-rolling ‘hippy’..

April 2, 2014 with 13 Comments

Choose a 30 day challenge and change your life in a month

It only takes 30 days to create a new habit, introduce something new into your life that you will stick to and/ or break bad habits for good. Here’s how: Pick your 30 day..

April 2, 2014 with 2 Comments

12 of the best self improvement books

Over the last decade I’ve read a lot of self improvement books about everything from productivity to meditation and mindfulness. In no particular order of greatness, here’s my..

March 30, 2014 with 6 Comments

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