✏️‘Drifting’ – a technical term to legitimise one of my favourite things

Have you ever felt a sense of peace when you’re near water or found yourself mesmerized by its gentle movement? Marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols explains in his book “Blue Mind” that being near water helps our brains enter a semi-meditative state called drifting. This special form of attention means we’re engaged with the world…

✏️The Bhagavad Gita in a Nutshell: A Timeless Guide To Finding Purpose and Peace

The Bhagavad Gita in a Nutshell: A Timeless Guide To Finding Purpose and Peace Have you ever felt torn between duty and desire? Unsure of your path in life? If so, you’re not alone and this ancient text provides guidance to timeless problems we can all relate to, it is the key text of yoga…

✏️Soothing Somatic Solutions: A Roadmap to Relaxation?

Soothing Somatic Solutions: A Roadmap to Relaxation? Somatics has gone from being a tiny slice of the wellness cake to now being a considerable chunky wedge. The word “somatic” originates from the Greek word “sōma,” which means “body” and in general, “somatic” means “of the body.” In the context of somatic practices like somatic exercises…

✏️The Marvels of Nasal Breathing: Boosting Brain Power and Health

The Marvels of Nasal Breathing: Boosting Brain Power and Health In our hustle and bustle, we often overlook the simple act of breathing through our nose. Yet, this unassuming practice holds potent benefits for both mind and body. Let’s delve into the wonders of nasal breathing: 1. **Brain Boosting Benefits:**    – Did you know…

NSDR (non sleep deep rest) & Savasana

Savasana, also known as Corpse Pose, symbolises the ‘death’, end of the physical practice and the beginning of the deeper inward yoga practices. It is a foundational yoga posture that embodies the essence of non-sleep deep rest or NSDR. In this pose, practitioners lie down, allowing their bodies and minds to enter a guided tour…

5 Ways Yoga Could Be Enhancing Your Mental Wellbeing

In a fast-paced and demanding world, maintaining good mental health is crucial. While there are various approaches to achieving this, one practice that has gained significant recognition for its positive impact on mental well-being is yoga. Beyond its physical benefits, yoga offers a multitude of advantages for mental health. Let’s explore some of the ways…