‘Life can be tough’ is a statement that few would deny. On the global stage, there are areas of the world that are in turmoil, with communities in, whatever definition one might use, poverty. Even in 2019, life for too many is brutish and short. Closer to our own lives, we see others suffer losses with the passage of time
I love International Women’s Day (IWD). Ever since its origins in 1911, it has been a day that belongs to all women and girls. We stand together to celebrate our achievements, inspire others, and empower ourselves to follow our own path in life.
So I was extremely honoured to be invited as one of
Many of us start practising Pilates because of an injury or physical discomfort, that we aim to remedy with Pilates. Almost all Pilates practitioners I know, who choose to turn their passion for Pilates into a career, have a personal experience of injury rehabilitation through Pilates themselves. When I underwent my second round of Pilates teacher training, I started
In teaching my 4-week meditation course, I’ve realised three things.
The first is that people often don’t really know what meditation is or have only heard of one way to meditate. The second thing is that quite a few people think they “can’t” meditate, or have been put off it because what they’ve tried in
In my December blog, I detailed five simple strategies that research shows tackles loneliness – with the most effective being: doing activities that engage one or dedicate time to work, study or hobbies.
What the specific activity is, is very much a point of personal choice – or, as therapists are fond of saying, is ‘person-centred’.
However, one activity that
For most of us, the answer to this question is a resounding “yes”. If you think it could be true for you, here are some great reflections and affirmations to take into 2019. They could help you achieve everything you’ve ever wanted.
I have unlimited potential. My future is also unlimited. The only limitations
Shin splints are one of the most common running-related injuries, affecting around 15% of novice runners within the first year. The cause of the problem will differ from person to person and symptoms can usually have more than one factor.
Medically known as medial tibial stress syndrome, shin splints is characterised by pain due to
This time of year lends itself to reflection on the year that has just ended and the one that is just starting. On the global stage, there are concerns regarding the environment and conflicts that may with time ease, but fail to move to lasting peace. On the other hand, there’s also a sense in which we’ve never had it
We can not deny it, another year has gone by. When you look back to January 2018, do you remember how you felt then? What hopes, dreams and ambitions did you have? And how do you feel now? What are your hopes for the new year?
like myself, you are not all that obsessed