Claim your shame

How many times a day do you think you blame and shame yourself? Probably more than you realise or are ready to admit. I believe we all have a committee in our head, a counsel made up of many different voices, opinions and often shards of different personality types as...

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The only way out is through

Trauma is still circulating. You know it, you feel it. So many people are going through hardship, relationship breakdowns, personal health crises and any variety of difficult and totally discombobulating scenarios; the number is quite astounding actually. I get...

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Anxiety is the new black

In the yoga world, anxiety is the new black. And no wonder. The stats are in. “Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. On average, one in four people – one in three women and one in five men – will experience anxiety at some stage in their...

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Get out of your head and into your heart

Any time we rely solely on our heads to guide us, it usually ends in tears. No matter how many times we are gifted this lesson in various forms from the universe, most of the time we end up siding with reason and rationale instead of aligning with what our hearts are...

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Yoga Burnout: the new norm

Being a yoga teacher is hard work and like any physical job, it can take its toll. Burnout is always a risk. Those of us who have been teaching for long enough will relate to this completely, and if you haven’t reached your saturation point yet - that point where one...

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What makes a good yogi, great?

The majority of people sign up for yoga teacher training compelled by a deep desire to develop themselves on a personal level and to find some happiness in a world where that vibration is increasingly difficult to feel let alone maintain. Very few begin with the...

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Be the tool you are designed to be!

For many years I've worked on healing my inner child, balancing my divine feminine (and masculine) energies, clearing my chakras and meridians, negotiating karmic trauma, sealing soul contracts and basically exploring and amalgamating every other potential energy...

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A couple of myths about Yoga and Motherhood

Becoming a mother is one of the most important, life changing experiences a woman will go through. There's enough hype, pressure and expectation out there about what makes a 'good mother'. Let me dispel two of the myths that often do our heads in and hinder our...

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Is vulnerability a vice?

VULNERABILITY: what does it mean to you? Language-wise it is "the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally." I think we can all relate to this powerful vibration, and whilst some people may have...

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