In most circumstances, the act of ‘romanticising’ is something better off avoided. Mental illness, drug abuse, and self-destructive behaviours are all things that are romanticised in media which certainly shouldn’t be. But what if we chose to romanticise our own life? To an extent, this is what happens when we take photos of sunsets on holiday… Continue reading Romanticising Your Life
Here’s why practising gratitude is the best New Year’s resolution you can have. Gratitude is something you can practise while sitting on the sofa or lying in your bed. It’s something you can do for free while sitting on the bus into work. It’s something you can do at any time of the day, whilst… Continue reading Gratitude: Something to get obsessed with in 2019.
So, as I mentioned in a previous post, I decided (over easter) to transition to a vegan lifestyle and diet! I have now been eating vegan for over a month and still going strong. I haven’t died from some unknown protein deficiency or cheese withdrawal… yet. I have made a short vlog talking about my… Continue reading The Rise of The Vegans
Sometimes a full hour of sweat and shaky legs is a little too tough. Not all of us can do a full sequence every day. We have lives to get on with, food to eat, places to be. Some of us may, for one reason or another, be unable to do the tougher poses. For… Continue reading Asanas for Lazy Yogis
Sticking to a routine is not one of my strong points, especially now that I’m at uni. Lectures starting anywhere between 9 am and 3 pm mean I can be getting up early and napping throughout the day, or sleeping half the day away having gone to sleep at 3 am. Even before this peculiar… Continue reading Routines
Firstly, what is a mantra? Mantra – (originally in Hinduism and Buddhism) a word or sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation. And if we turn to trusty Wikipedia: a sacred utterance, numinous sound, or a syllable, word, phonemes, or group of words believed by practitioners to have psychological and spiritual power in Sanskrit. So… Continue reading Meditation Mantras
I hate unrealistic recovery advice as much as the next person. No one with depression, anxiety or even just having a really tough time wants to read about how a kids movie, chocolate cake and a face mask will cure all evils. But despite this, there are some things you can do to take care… Continue reading Self-Care Basics