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

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Opinion

Lost At Sea

I feel like I'm lost at sea and I am barely keeping my head above the water. I kick my legs to stay alive and I can see the sun on the horizon but no matter how hard I try to swim towards it, the waves take me in a different direction. Some days, I… Continue reading Lost At Sea

Book Reviews

‘Shadowing The Sun’ By Lily Dunn Book Review

A gripping, dark novel about betrayal, sexuality and the loss of innocence. Shadowing The Sun has dark beautiful prose, unusual characters and a gripping storyline. Dunn is an excellent writer and I will definitely be reading more of her work. As an avid reader, I read a lot of books and only a few books… Continue reading ‘Shadowing The Sun’ By Lily Dunn Book Review

Poems

The Red Sea

The cold touch of water spreads between, my toes. Heated wind tickling my skin. In awe the horizon gleams with all of its glory, to fill the sky with such beauty, such colour, followed by darkness. Crimson, Sapphire, Charcoal – Black. A cycle of endless, change. The colours blend together like holding hands: Far beyond… Continue reading The Red Sea

Stories

A Sunday Afternoon

I sit here, enjoying the peaceful tranquillity of the woods. Silence, almost. Only the symphony of bird song is with me here. I feel nature and it's presence all around me: I feel liberated. I feel free. Lost in the woods with a notebook and pen and I can write about everything I see, hear,… Continue reading A Sunday Afternoon