musings

Musings & More

(This post contains affiliate links.) I recently came across the following quote from Living Buddha, Living Christ in which Thich Nhat Hanh describes a simple breathing technique that we can easily add to our meditation and pranayama practice to help…
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Our Top 5 Cooperative Board Games

(This post contains affiliate links.) For the last 15 months, since the run-up to Christmas 2016, we have been trying to watch less television. I thought it would be difficult, especially as that is the time of year when television…
yoga for anxiety

Yoga for Anxiety

(This post contains affiliate links.) Life is stressful. Fact. And it seems to me that it gets ever more so as technology progresses. Just look - yes, actually look up from your smartphone - at the abundance of frowns and…
benefits of dru yoga

The Benefits of Dru Yoga

What is Dru Yoga? Dru Yoga is one of the UK's most popular forms of yoga. Dru Yoga is characterised by beautiful, gentle, flowing postures and movement sequences that release the energy blocks that often underlie painful emotions and dis-ease.…
yoga for the heart

Yoga for the Heart

The Anahata Chakra & The Hrit Chakra (This post contains affiliate links.) The heart centre (or Anahata chakra) is known as the psychic centre of transformation. When our energy is focused through the Anahata chakra, then creativity and compassion abound.…
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How to Pray

(This post contains affiliate links.) Faith and Belief As a drought continued for what seemed an eternity, a small community of farmers was in a quandary as to what to do. Rain was important to keep their crops healthy and…
the other side

Advice from The Other Side

(This post contains affiliate links.) It was through Kristina Braly's YouTube channel - which I first discovered through my love of all things planner-related and have been following for a few years - that I first heard the story of…
the power of trees

The Power of Trees

(This post contains affiliate links.) I have always loved trees - their wisdom, their magnificence and their strength. There is just something magical about them. In every season, trees are truly beautiful  - the bright, new green leaves of spring,…
loving kindness

Loving Kindness

(This post contains affiliate links.) Metta (or loving kindness) is a fundamental Buddhist virtue that we would all do well to practice, regardless of our religion. Metta is a genuine compassion directed towards other people with the intention of surrounding…
wishes for the world

Wishes for the World

What better time of year than New Year's Eve to consider our 'wishes for the world'? Have you given it any thought, my friends? My 'wishes for the world' can be summed up very simply in just one word -…
thick yoga mat

Choosing a Thick Yoga Mat

(This post contains affiliate links.) Most people looking to buy a thick yoga mat are no doubt doing so for increased comfort, especially for their knees and wrists. You may want a thick yoga mat because you have arthritis or…
where is God

Where is God?

Have you ever thought about where God actually is? Does He reside in Heaven? Or could it be that God is not an external being to be observed, but rather a universal truth that lies within each and every one…
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