How we can use acceptance to reduce our own social anxiety.
On International Day of Happiness, I tell you why my goal is not to make you happy! Read it to find out more!
A post about mindful awareness of our thoughts and feelings, and how it can help us with problem solving
Our guest blog this week is from Kat, a uni student from Gippsland who we know through softball… and was rapidly converted to knitting! Kat is studying biomedicine and hoping for a career in research, and aside from sport and crafting she also enjoys science and playing music.
This week she writes about self-compassion.
I am sure it has not escaped anyone’s attention that yesterday was Election Day in the USA. As the world watched on America voted for change (I am being diplomatic). I was just one of the millions of people around the world who watched the results closely and experienced the range of emotions that such…Read more »
I have been working a lot on patience recently. It has been present in my practice on the yoga mat in the form of my intention for my practice and in a Sankalpa during my Nidra practice. In Nidra the intention is set as a ‘I am…’ or ‘I can…’ statement and comes from…Read more »
The concept of Yin comes from ancient Chinese philosophies, where the understanding is that all things exist as inseparable and contrasting opposites. Yin represents the feminine, the colour black, earth and water and is about transformation. Yin provides spirit to all things and peaks at the winter solstice.
Yang is masculine, white, fire and warmth; yang is about creativity and activity and peaks at the summer solstice.
Or put the kettle in the fridge, or even walked in to a room and forgotten why. All of these are practical examples of what goes wrong when we are not mindful. And all are examples taken from my own life. There is a lot of buzz and hype about ‘what is mindfulness’ and how…Read more »
Welcome to a more mindful Melbourne