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Reflect upon your present blessings – Dickens

“Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.” -Aldous Huxley September was an awesome month training wise. I took on three yoga challenges one of which was my first...

All or Nothing?

I’ve always lived somewhat of an all or nothing existence .. When I was a bodybuilder every minute of every day was planned and I followed a schedule. I knew what to eat and...

Stereotypes

Today’s #thanksamillionfromlaura theme was “your bucket list”.  Participants were instructed to post a picture on instagram and outline one thing we would like to do in our lifetime. I usually log onto instagram while...

What would you choose?

I was asked “What’s one luxury you can’t live without?” lux·u·ry n. pl. lux·u·ries Something inessential but conducive to pleasure and comfort. You would think that this would take some time to ponder right?...

My home practice

I was asked the other day how I went about setting up and settling into practicing yoga at *home. Setting up in the very beginning was pretty simple. I already had a mat and...

Speak kindly

Lately I’ve found myself watching people being amazing. It seems like everyone I know has been mellowing out in their cocoons and have now emerged with wings that allow them to soar and while...

What your yoga mat says about you

I was researching something completely different (how to do a lions breath pose) when I came across a really interesting article on how the color of your yoga mat; A) affects your mood and...

How do I pick my challenge(s)?

Since May 2014 I’ve been attempting to complete a number of monthly photo challenges on Instagram. These challenges involve posting a photo that depicts your take on the chosen theme for the day or...

Social Media is bad! Or is it .. ?

Whilst winter feasting at The Centre on Sunday there was a discussion about the rapid increase in social networking in this digital age and whether people were turning towards yoga as a way to...