Chair yoga for relaxation and inner peace

In addition to building muscle strength as I wrote in last week’s post, Chair Yoga is also great for promoting relaxation and inner peace because it includes a short meditation practice as well. As your chair yoga and meditation journey begins, you will start to notice a change in how you feel. Relaxation will soon … Continue reading Chair yoga for relaxation and inner peace

Yoga and meditation coping strategies for Christmas

Not everyone looks forward to Christmas, it often brings out the conflict, stress and high expectations. There seems to be extra pressure at this time of year where you try and please everyone but end up leaving yourself burned out and resentful of the season. However, there is a solution. Yoga and meditation are a … Continue reading Yoga and meditation coping strategies for Christmas

Stress free Christmas with mindful meditation

Christmas is just around the corner. Next week to be exact. For some it is the happiness time of year, but for others it can strike fear into their already stressful day. The pressure of hosting the perfect family Christmas lunch (or dinner), obligations to attend parties, presents, and all the activities that come with … Continue reading Stress free Christmas with mindful meditation

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

Mini goals: Set yourself up for success

You set your goals for well intentional change, but you find yourself lacking the motivation to action them. Or you may simply not know where to begin. Deciding to make big changes in your life or creating a new habit is not as easy as it seems. Transformation can be well intentioned, but you don’t … Continue reading Mini goals: Set yourself up for success

How to value your time for happiness and a healthy life

We all get the same number of hours in the day. You want to make them count towards living your best life. However, when you feel under pressure by time getting away from you with tasks and activities conflicting with one another, the result is that you become less active, eat poorly and ultimately your … Continue reading How to value your time for happiness and a healthy life

October: Mental health awareness month

An initiative of the Mental Health foundation Australia, October is about raising awareness of mental health and how it can impact on anyone at any time. Building communities and connections is the theme of this year’s mental health awareness month. It is halfway through October and a timely moment to check in with your own … Continue reading October: Mental health awareness month

Bookshops, reading and your mental health

Whether you read by yourself or in a group, there is great pleasure in finding connection and meaning in a good story allowing your mental health to get a positive boost. Reading supports your mental wellness by giving you the opportunity to slow down and be present within the story - a welcome escape from … Continue reading Bookshops, reading and your mental health