In my day job, I’m used to looking at other people’s health behaviours and dissecting what the challenges are and … More
Category: Yoga life & wellbeing
Can I be into yoga without the supernatural crap?
The yoga world is obsessed with the supernatural, beyond things that are part of its actual heritage. But how much does this contribute to the rejection of science and medicine?
For Christmas this year, I got Covid-19
Yes, I’m one of the hundreds of thousands of people who recently tested positive for Covid-19 (presumably Omicron variant). It’s … More
Is yoga guilty of perpetuating the ‘natural is best’ fallacy? Am I?
In the yoga world, we have a tendency to prefer and promote a preference for all things natural. Herbal remedies. … More
(This is a slight deviation from what I usually post. Indulge me. I’ve been lacking inspiration. ) So I am … More
Burned out? Try yoga
Working from home over the past 18 months has brought some challenges, especially in maintaining work–life balance. Could yoga help tackle stress and burnout and keep us productive and full of brilliant ideas?
Meditation/yoga/other mind–body practice is not for me, and other such myths
What is the comment that most yoga teachers hear when they talk about the benefits of yoga? Oh, yoga is … More
Geeky wellbeing favourites: June
The June issue of the mind–body adventure was shipped last week, and yes, it features two cats. Subscribe now and … More
What having a vitamin B12 deficiency taught me about behavioural science
I’ve never really been a supplement person. I know many people are, religiously taking their multivitamin every day, maybe their … More
Yoga and mhealth – the perfect recipe for health empowerment?
Digital health can be a beautiful way to deliver the tools we all need to take a more active role in our health and wellbeing. So what happens when you combine it with yoga practices? The perfect recipe for self-care and empowerment, apparently.
Geeky wellbeing favourites: May
The first issue of the mind–body adventure is now out. Subscribe and get it straight into your inbox every month.
Yoga, self-compassion and being a better friend to yourself
What is the most overused, overdiscussed topic in yoga philosophy? It’s ahimsa. It’s doing no harm. It’s compassion and kindness. It’s self-compassion and being a better friend to yourself.
Geeky wellness favourites: April
My favourites in health and wellness in April: yoga science stories, a cute tool to keep you well at work, a delicious yoga nidra, and more…
Why everyone should practice yoga
I’m biased of course. I’ve been practising yoga for more than 10 years. I teach yoga. I write about yoga. … More
Why I teach – and yoga as a tool for empowerment
You may have noticed that I haven’t written in a while. A few weeks ago I had a family emergency … More
Yoga as an investment – and why health engagement is vital
As part of my plan to try and work out my yoga teaching shit this year, I joined a mentoring … More
How to form a yoga habit
Use behavioural science tool to help form yoga (and other healthy) habits.
Let’s talk yoga books
Anyone who knows me will know that I love books. I was (and still am) the weird kid whose face … More
Poetry to inspire your yoga practice: my favourite anthologies
If you’ve ever been to one of my yin yoga classes, you’ll know that I love to read poetry as … More