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New Year, Not A New You.

New Year, Not A New You.

New Year is a time for many to refresh, start over or begin something new. A chance for us to put into action and implement the many things that we want to do, see and achieve in our lives. It can also be an incredibly testing and tough time for many, as we transition out of holiday mode, Christmas and New year celebrations, the post festive splurge and often, lots of alcohol and sugary foods which can leave us feeling less than our best. Holiday celebrations and the start of a New Year can leave us feeling depleted, down and even questioning our life choices.

For some, it’s a winter in a literal sense, and for others, it’s merely a winter of mind.

What's the Hype with Meditation?

What's the Hype with Meditation?

What’s all this fascination with meditation? Meditation has arguably become a trendy buzzword in recent years, and is part and parcel of our avo toast, lulu pants + yoga sweating culture.

BUT WHAT EVEN IS MEDITATING?

Meditation can be described as focusing one's mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation.

Synonyms: contemplate, think about, consider, ponder, cogitate, muse.

Just How Much do Stress And Hormones Stop Us From Reaching Our Goals?

Just How Much do Stress And Hormones Stop Us From Reaching Our Goals?

We're a group of hard working, goal smashing, well warriors through and through, right?! But, do you ever just feel like you could quite literally sleep for a week and it still wouldn’t be enough? Do you sometimes feel that no matter what you do, it's not enough?

Yes?

Thank goodness, me too.

Then this blog is for you honey.

The Rise of Yin Yoga in Popular Culture.

The Rise of Yin Yoga in Popular Culture.

The rise of yin yoga has been steadfast over the last five years within yogic communities with as many as fifty weekly classes popping up across London, but is it popular culture attracting the masses or is this a sign of something that runs deeper than the latest trend.

Is this a city awakening?

Calling All Those in Need of a Mindful Retreat...

Calling All Those in Need of a Mindful Retreat...

Mental Retreat:

Sometimes, (okay a lot of the time) life is overwhelming, it leaves us feeling stressed out, burnt out and frankly,  in need of an escape. More often than not, it’s not always possible or practical to just hop on a plane (she says, finding herself in Sydney after just spending the best part of 30 hours on a plane).

Sure, Frou. Sure.