Our Guide to Eating Seasonally
This is eating seasonally at its best! Eating a healthy diet of plenty of fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables that have been grown locally and grown sustainably is definitely good for you and also good for the planet. Eating seasonally is fun and is a diet that can be easily adopted, you just have to learn which local produce is in season in your area, at what time of the year.
10 Youtube Yoga Flows For a Happier Mind
Whatever your level of yoga, if you are practicing for just 20 minutes every day, your physical and mental health will benefit tremendously. A sequence of slow movements with deep breaths increases your blood circulation and holding certain poses helps to build strength. There are many yoga videos available on YouTube and we bring you 10 free yoga flows for a happier mind (and healthier lifestyle)!
50 Positive Affirmations For a Daily Boost
Positive affirmations have been described as ‘positive self-talk’ and have long been used to give us daily encouragement. They are written in the present tense and express what we want to be true about ourselves and our lives. Positive affirmations inspire us and can help ease depression and give our self-esteem a good boost.
How To Set Goals For Yoga And Meditation
When you first begin yoga and meditation, you will soon notice physical changes in your body and others in your mind. Your mind will feel more ordered and uncluttered and as a result of this, you will feel emotionally more calm and peaceful. Once you have achieved these changes, it is the perfect time to set yourself some goals for your yoga and meditation...
Yoga escapes definitely add another dimension to traveling and unique yoga retreats can be found all over the world. Picture yourself on your yoga mat on a beautiful beach, on a hilltop among the mountains, or by a tranquil lake, and promise yourself a yoga escape next year – if not before!
The Art of Slowing Down
Mention yoga to most people and they will conjure up images of people performing a series of slow-flowing movements and postures, but what many will not mention is the deep stillness and tranquillity that many styles of yoga bring to both the mind and body. Yoga encourages you to focus on your inner self with a series of mental and physical exercises that calm and balance the mind and strengthen and align the body.
Yoga wear for every day, everywhere, any time
The big news is that yoga wear is not just for the gym anymore, but can be an important part of your wardrobe - for all occasions.
The Unexpected Benefits of Meditation
The beauty of meditation is that it does not involve any special equipment and can be undertaken anywhere and just 10 minutes of regular meditation will reap many lasting benefits – which definitely has bonuses in our busy lives. Time to give it a go!
Yoga Pants Everyday
Wearing comfortable, practical active wear is essential for yoga workouts but also for everyday wear! Many manufacturers are now offering high quality, stylish clothing made from sustainable fabrics that are ethnically sourced and the clothing is made using eco-friendly production processes. The result is that you can choose clothing that you will enjoy wearing and can rest assured that it has been made in a way that protects our wonderful world...
Yoga For Empowerment
“Empowerment is about having the ability and confidence to turn towards and really feel the moment deeply – no matter what that moment involves – and act accordingly, from presence, from reality. You can practise this on the yoga mat, especially when you challenge yourself.”
Yoga vs Pilates
After a busy day at work, some people thrive on doing something really energetic, while others prefer something restful. What better than low impact exercise that is good for both body and mind? Even with a hectic lifestyle, it is important to spend time exercising each week to keep your body in good shape and to lay firm foundations for the years ahead.
Embracing Diversity With Pride And Yoga
The beauty of yoga is that it is for everyone, whatever their age, size, ability, and ethnicity. Yoga is also for everyone regardless of their gender or sexual orientation. Yoga embraces diversity and the word ‘yoga’ is from Sanskrit and means ‘unity’. Pride 2021 began earlier this month and a number of the celebrations will include yoga. We have been finding out more...