Over the last couple of weeks we have discussed what the shadow is and how it may impact on your ability to live a full life. This week we start to explore how to do the shadow work. However, please note upfront that when you start shadow work, it can be confronting as you are … Continue reading How to do the shadow work?
Understanding your inner shadow
Now that we know what shadow work is, let’s delve in deeper to understanding more about the shadow self. We previously learned that the shadow comprises those aspects of ourself that get hidden into the subconscious mind. As defined by our psychologist friend, Carl Jung, there are eight archetypes in your unconscious mind, each being … Continue reading Understanding your inner shadow
What is shadow work?
This week we delve into exploring what shadow work actually is. Shadow work means working with the subconscious mind to rediscover the hidden parts of yourself that you may have forgotten or even repressed over the years. While anyone can undertake shadow work, it comes with a warning that it can be confronting. Because your … Continue reading What is shadow work?
Discovering your shadow self to live authentically
To live authentically, we need to know ourselves completely and holistically. This means knowing the good and the bad. It means getting back in touch with our shadow self. This is the first of a series of posts delving into how the shadow self can hinder us in living our best, authentic life. So what … Continue reading Discovering your shadow self to live authentically
How to ease built up tension in your neck
Many of us spend our day in front of a computer, tablet device, phone or other forms of technology. Yet while you are glued to the screen, it is having a negative and unhealthy long term affect on your body. Namely, your neck and spine. You may or may not be aware that the head … Continue reading How to ease built up tension in your neck
Chair yoga for balance and flexibility
From building muscle strength to promoting relaxation, a regular chair yoga practice can also help improve your balance and flexibility. No matter at what age, or fitness level, the risk of falling can strike anyone at any time resulting in injury. Chair yoga uses a number of adapted poses to build your balance and flexibility, … Continue reading Chair yoga for balance and flexibility
Chair yoga to build muscle strength
Based on the traditional form of floor yoga, many of poses can be adapted to chair yoga allowing for all levels of experience from beginners through to advanced who sometimes may just want a gentle relaxing workout. By including a chair in yoga practice it provides extra security and stability for you while transitioning through … Continue reading Chair yoga to build muscle strength
The psychology of dressing good
When you put on your favourite outfit, you feel good, right. Clothing has a natural power to affect your mood and motivation. The right outfit will unleash a whole new confidence for you to take on your most challenging tasks. When you get up each day, you may automatically reach for an outfit unconsciously without … Continue reading The psychology of dressing good
Natural health: make your own aloe vera
One of the most useful plants you can have at home is the aloe vera plant. It is easy to care for and loves being indoors or outdoors. But it’s best use is that you can make your own aloe straight from the leaves. Those long, greyish green leaves contain a decent amount of aloe … Continue reading Natural health: make your own aloe vera
How to live seasonally for your health
Your body changes with the seasons so for optimal health, it is important to align eating patterns accordingly. In the warmer months your aim is to eat fresh, keep your body cool and keep activity light. While in the cooler months you will incorporate hearty, immune boosting foods into your meals balanced with energising, cardio … Continue reading How to live seasonally for your health