Writer's Life

Breathing New Life Into An Old Story…

In 2014, when I was studying Creative Writing at university, I decided to take part in something called NaNoWriMo. A writing task to write 50,000 words during the month of November. Despite my lack of belief in myself, I managed to do it. I spent a few weeks beforehand writing a plan, I had detailed… Continue reading Breathing New Life Into An Old Story…

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Yoga Poses

Yoga Pose Of The Day: Downward-Facing Dog

English Name: Downward-Facing Dog Sanskrit Name: Adho Mukha Svanasana Yoga Level: 1 Benefits: Downward-Facing dog has many benefits, it's a great pose to energize the body, calm the brain and relieve stress and mild depression. It can improve digestion, help prevent osteoporosis, stretch the shoulders, calves, hamstrings, arches and hands. It can also help relieve… Continue reading Yoga Pose Of The Day: Downward-Facing Dog

Yoga Poses

Yoga Pose Of The Day: Boat Pose

English Name: Boat Pose Sanskrit Name: Paripurna Navasana Yoga Level: 1 Benefits: Strengthens the abdomen, hip flexors and spine, stimulates the kidneys, thyroid and prostate glands and intenstines, helps relieve stress and improves digestion. How to do it: Start by sitting on the floor with your legs straight in front of you. Place your hands… Continue reading Yoga Pose Of The Day: Boat Pose

Yoga Experience

A Journey Of A Thousand Miles Must Begin With A Single Step

'Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without.' - Buddha I have heard many things when it comes to yoga and meditation and I have to admit it, I was definitely a sceptic. I refused to believe that sitting down and focusing on your breathing for ten minutes could release all of the toxins… Continue reading A Journey Of A Thousand Miles Must Begin With A Single Step