For most of you who attend yoga classes you’ll have noticed people wearing necklaces/malas made of beads and have perhaps wondered what these are. So I’m clearing this up for you today! Malas have been used for centuries in Buddhist and Hindu cultures, and are not just pieces of jewellery, but are spiritual objects used for meditation, mantra practice, healing, peace, enlightenment and protection. Anyone can wear mala beads, whether you meditate or not. Continue reading “EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO CARE FOR & HOW TO USE YOUR RUDRAKSHA MALA” »
Sometimes allowing a little time out for yourself to do what you love without any expectations, guilt, or pressures is exactly what you need in order to return to your “normal” life fully recharged. For me that was getting to visit my family and friends back in Oz. Because of this time to connect with others and the demands of everyday life, I am so fired up and buzzing with excitement for the rest of this year ahead.
I love gettin’ a little bit silly and feeling carefree. Dancing about the house is one of those things that tops the list for making me feel this way. Whilst I think dancing is one of my top skills, some would say I’m not very good. In fact, I kinda look like a five year old waving my arms to the Macarena whilst incorporating MC Hammer style dance skills with the other half of my body. Got an image right? I’m a sexy dancer. Continue reading “STOP! HAMMER TIME… A DAY TO BE ENTIRELY & FABULOUSLY YOU!” »
Sleep is sometimes the favourite part of my day. Winding down, relaxing under the doona, and getting ready for a new day. We all know how important sleep is to obtaining optimal health. Numerous studies have shown that those who don’t get enough sleep hang on to excess weight, are more stressed, and do not function to an optimal level – Yikes!!!! No one likes being grumpy Continue reading “BLISSFUL UNINTERRUPTED ZZZZZZs: Your Sleep Guide” »
“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the world.” ~Marcus Aurelius
For me, alone time is essential. It’s as important as eating and breathing. Having moved to the other side of the world away from my regular support and social system has cultivated this need even more strongly than before. Right now developing a strong internal relationship is key to Continue reading “ALONE BUT NOT LONELY: Cultivate inner harmony” »
Moving home, let alone moving countries, away from all your friends and family, can be a stressful and emotional time in anyone’s life. For me I felt like I was fairly calm on the exterior, but internally my body appeared to be dealing in its own way. Whilst parting ways with all your belongings (other than what your suitcase can hold) is refreshing and humbling, the emotional aspects of leaving family and friends doesn’t go away. In preparation for this, my body decided it Continue reading “BE KIND, LOSE WEIGHT: How I lost 5 kilos in 6 weeks” »