‘I see success as leaving high school with as much of yourself as when you started…’ I believe it all starts with high school. The pressure begins to set in the minute young adults are aware of how they look, what they have and what they don’t have. High school is incredibly difficult and teens … More Looking Beyond Social Conditioning
“Some say I’m too sensitive but truth is I just feel too much. Every word, every action and every energy goes straight to my heart” For much of my life, I thought there were a lot of things wrong with me…things I couldn’t explain. I have always suffered with anxiety. Even at a young age … More The Highly Sensitive Person
I really want to explore the true meaning of yoga because I wholeheartedly believe it means different things to different people and that is the beauty of it… I have been practicing yoga for over a year now and am currently undertaking my 200 hours Teacher Training Course so I’m not claiming to be a yogi … More What Does Yoga Mean To You?
“The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men” – Alice Walker (Author) First of all, this post is not to shame, belittle, convert or push my way of life onto others. I respect … More Why I Am A Vegan…
‘Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them’ – Eckhart Tolle. I recently read a Buddhist article that discussed the very concept of thoughts, awareness and attachment. As I was nearing the end of the piece my eyes scanned a line that resonated deeply and ever since I have had a completely … More Thoughts & Attachment
Every time I open the Bhagavad Gita, it is a whole new experience. I read one excerpt and am filled with love and inspiration. I won’t summarise the entire novel but I will touch on a certain chapter – The Path of Action (Karma Yoga). In this chapter, Krishna enlightens Arjuna about the awful force … More Desire & Expectations
Nature is quite literally all around us and yet how often do we take the time to stop and appreciate it? I have found nature to be the most organic and natural anti-depressant. It bestows a happiness that cannot be found in the latest technological devices that I believe only provide instant gratification. When was the last time you felt … More The Power of Nature…