Where do you hold tension? We all have a place where we feel it most. It might be in your back; your jaw; your shoulders. It might be in clenched fists or tightness in the chest or throat or perennially
When your head is full of thoughts. When you’re worried or scared. When you’re tired and just can’t be bothered any more. When you’re tense. When you’re in pain. When you’re so overwhelmed that you think you’re just going to
How do you find the festive season? It can be enchanting. But it can also feel overwhelming. If you tend to experience anxiety anyway, then you’ll know that there’s something about Christmas-time which can really aggravate and intensify the symptoms.
December. Full of joy and sparkling lights. Full of cold bugs, coldness and darkness. Every coin has two sides eh? How are you feeling? Me, I work up earlier than usual this morning. It was still completely dark. I wasn’t
Where are you living? No, I don’t mean which town, or whether you’re in a house or apartment. I mean, what space do you occupy? Do you live in your mind or do you inhabit your body? It’s a good
So, last week was a bit of wobbly, weird week for me. It started off great. I graduated from my two-year Dru Meditation Teacher training. I felt refreshed after a week off. I was looking forward to getting back to
Ah, to be able to relax and let the world drift by. To be able to switch off the tension and anxious thoughts and focus on the here and now. To connect to inner peace no matter what the world
Do you know how you feel when you relax? This is a good question to ask yourself! Without having to ponder it, do you truly know the answer? So often we focus on the negative sensations we experience in the
Now, there’s a claim. Fear and anxiety are a natural reaction to being alive? Blimey, that doesn’t sound very positive does it?! But if we delve a little deeper into this idea it makes a lot of sense – and
I can’t relax. I can’t switch off. My mind is constantly racing. I can’t concentrate on anything. I can’t sleep. These are some of the common phrases I hear from my (new) yoga clients, as well as friends and family.