Tag Archives: mindfulness

Should You Meditate?

I’ve been practising meditation daily for two years this month. Quite simply it’s been a game charger. The annoying part about meditation is the dogma that is attached to it. I can understand why a lot of you may not feel it is right for you. Maybe you think that it isn’t right for you because you…

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8 Hacks to Re-engineer Your Eating Environment

The three main topics recommended by most books on diet and nutrition are Food types – fat, protein and carbohydrates Food quality – organic, free range etc Food quantity – 1 serving, 1 cup, 1 plate, 1 spoonful. This work as great guidelines but our eating environment can play just as important a role. What if…

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What is Yoga? – Part 1

When I first started practicing yoga all I thought it was nothing more than a workout. That is how it seems to be viewed by most people in the west. After studying yoga in more detail I have realized that the yoga we all know is only a small part of Yoga. According to the…

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Everything You Need To Know About A 10 day Vipassana Retreat

I attended my second 10-day Vipassana retreat at the beginning of October. It was exactly one year since my first one and thought it would be a good idea to share what it was like. I have found both courses challenging but so rewarding and feel they improved my meditation practice ten fold. Over the…

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3 Tips To Make Meditation A Daily Habit

“We become what we repeatedly do.” – Sean Covey Meditation can be beneficial habit to build. To feel the benefits of meditation, you need to form a daily habit. Many people find this a difficult step to make and excuses like lack of time come up again and again when I speak to people about…

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7 Insights From One Year Meditation Practice

“True happiness is not out there. True happiness lies within.” – Og Mandino It has been exactly one year this month since I started practicing meditation. I attended a month-long 200 hour Hatha Yoga teacher training course in Mysore, India last August. This was where I learned how to meditate. Monday to Friday I attended…

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