yogAttitude

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...

How Yoga Can Help With Depression

How Yoga Can Help With Depression

Earlier this year I had hormonal problems which caused, among other things, a long and severe bout of depression. Until then, I had never really, properly understood the isolation that people with depression feel.

It's horrible.

But I do want to tell you, you aren't alone, even though you feel that way. And yoga can help.

Moving from your heart

Moving from your heart

You'll notice that the heart is at the very centre of the Panca Maya model of yogic anatomy:  representing emotions but also relationships with yourself and the world around you. It's a great framework to use when assessing your current wellness on all levels (no judgement though…)

You can't control life, only how you react

You can't control life, only how you react

Here's the unfortunate truth: there is very little about life we can control. Random bad sh*t happens to people all the time. It's extremely unproductive, if not downright erroneous, to believe that you can meaningfully control whether you get cancer, or suffer bereavement, or battle with depression.