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67: 4 Things not to Stress about

There is a well known quote by Reinhold Niebuhr; “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”  What he is saying…

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115: Putting Stress into Perspective

Do you know what the biggest source of stress is in your life? Is it your work, your relationships, your health? Or maybe you don’t feel that you have an actual source but more of a low lying niggling feeling…

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122: Beautiful Struggles

I’m not sure why I decided to start a whole new movement of charity based, outdoor yoga here in New Zealand or at exactly what moment I thought I would be a good idea to add something else to my…

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143: Modify your Life

When we teach or practice asana we usually have access to props/blocks to support us, hold us. From observation there seems to be three attitudes to those tiny pieces of cork during your practice. The first is, no don’t need…

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148: 10, 000 Days

Having a teenager in the house is a reminder that you can waste a lot of time doing nothing. There’s couch slouching, late get ups, back to the couch, floor, kitchen and afternoon sleep. It makes me tired just watching…

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153: Hurry up to Slow down.

I have never actually whooped in a yoga class but I did today. As I managed to jump back from crow pose to plank the whoop just burst out. It has taken me three years to do this which on…

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157: Mother’s little Helpers

Some parts of my day  I really want to numb out. Usually at 5:00pm tired, hungry and making dinner, noisy bustley and busy I quite often reach for a wine. It seems to take the edge off the pandemonium initially…

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