Your lung health in winter

As winter settles in Down Under, it is a timely reminder for us to remember to take care of ourselves – especially our lung health. The lungs are central to your wellbeing and ensuring that you take in fresh, clean air to circulate through your body. Breathing is the most natural action for your body…… Continue reading Your lung health in winter

Tea Meditation: for health and wellbeing

There is a reason why the Japanese love their tea and tea ceremonies. The art of making a simple cup of tea while in the present moment has the power to relax the mind and body after a hectic day. The way of tea as it is referred to in Japan is a ritual ceremony…… Continue reading Tea Meditation: for health and wellbeing

Mindfulness in Action

Over the past couple of weeks we have discussed the benefits of mindfulness and how it can help you live a happy, healthy life. Yet knowing the benefits doesn’t automatically translate into action. This week we look at how you can implement mindful actions into your day when they are needed. As you know when…… Continue reading Mindfulness in Action

Your Mind Breath Relationship

It’s no secret that your breath provides you with many health benefits. Alternative health therapies once shunned by medicine are now backed by scientific evidence that your breath, when used correctly, can improve your wellbeing. Breath practice (or pranayama in yoga terms) is well known for extending life and your bank of prana. Science and…… Continue reading Your Mind Breath Relationship

How to use your breath effectively with movement?

Over the past couple of weeks I have been talking about the health benefits you can gain by focusing on your breath. Deep diaphragmatic breathing, directly into your lower abdomen, will also create more space for your lungs to inflate. When the lungs are at their full capacity an exchange of  oxygen and carbon dioxide…… Continue reading How to use your breath effectively with movement?

The breath is your connection to health and happiness

Thee are many studies written on how your breath is connected to your mental health but there are also other benefits you can gain from the power of your breath. Below are just five of the benefits to be gained by embracing the power of your breath. Enhanced Learning When your mind and body are…… Continue reading The breath is your connection to health and happiness

5 Ways your breath protects your health

There is no need to try the latest health fads when you already possess the most effective tool in your wellbeing toolkit. It is free and you use it everyday. It is your breath. Used correctly, it can help protect you and reduce your risk of illness. There is much scientific research on the benefits…… Continue reading 5 Ways your breath protects your health

Embrace the power of your breath

While breathing may seem like a natural every day occurrence, many people will do it on autopilot. Little do they realise how powerful this basic physiological activity really is. On autopilot, most people tend to breathe in short and sudden gasps three times quicker than the five or six they need to feel and perform…… Continue reading Embrace the power of your breath