mindfulness

We Benefit the Most From The Simplest Things

We Benefit the Most From The Simplest Things

Last week's blog post about headstand seems to have ruffled a few feathers. That wasn't my intention, but if we all start thinking a bit more about why we do what we do, that can only be a good thing.

Because, you see, we get the most benefit from the simplest things in yoga.

How To Be Happy With Yourself

How To Be Happy With Yourself

We love this simple advice from Flow Magazine (which we also love). Maybe not the bit about pulling your shoulders back - that's a myth about good posture - but all the rest is ace.

We KNOW that our happiness is about how we relate to our world much more than what the world is actually doing around us. But we also all need a lot of reminding...

Making Space: Creating a Home Meditation Practice

Making Space: Creating a Home Meditation Practice

I mentioned last week that I read (and loved) Thich Nhat Hanh's book, Making Space, Creating a Home Meditation Practice.

This book is simple and oozing compassion. Plus, Hanh has a deft poetic hand.  Here are some gathas from the book, which I made up in a pretty font so you can download them, print them and pop them around the house (or your desk) as a reminder.