I see it in women of every age, my 16-year-old daughter and her friends, some of my clients and some of my own friends. It’s the ‘no pain, no gain’ mentality; the validation of ourselves from the outside in, and it’s a social and cultural issue that we need to change.Read More
I see it time and time again , women that have pushed themselves to the brink. Most of these women's lives have come to a screeching halt because they are exhausted, sick and disconnected from themselves and their own needs.
I liken it to an energetic pendulum that swings from one extreme to another, kind of like feast or famine - one month full of energy and productivity and the next month heading towards exhaustion, overwhelm and burn-out. It is usually dramatic and unexpected.Read More
Very few humans, if any, escape suffering in their lives. And whilst this is not something to dwell on, it is comforting to know there are ways to help us when darkness descends, in whatever form that may be – physical, mental, emotional or a combination of these.Read More
Olga Dossa of Peaceful Mothering explores the struggle of the modern mother and why yoga is a necessity in our modern lives without the tribe.Read More
Are we explaining to our teens that the amount of Likes they get for a photo or a post has no bearing on their worth as a person, whatsoever?
Are we teaching them that they are entirely capable of finding and valuing their inner strengths, magic, and originality without it needing to be validated by the media, by peers?
Are we encouraging the exploration of their own creative expression, and how this differs from creating a false identity?
Sarah Ball explores practicing presence through breath, and the power of its rhythms to guide us away from the dramas of our mind.Read More
Why mindfulness? Mindfulness is quite simply the art of ‘deliberately paying attention’ to our experience without judgment. It means waking up out of autopilot and connecting deeply with ourselves, our families and our lives.Read More