Healthy Lifestyle

Quinoa Porridge

Quinoa An Ancient Grain Quinoa is an ancient grain with great nutritional content. High in protein and minerals, gluten free and easy to cook. Quinoa Porridge sets you up for the day. It is a great food source especially for… Read More »Quinoa Porridge

Trauma and the Psoas Muscle

The Mysterious Psoas Muscle

There’s quite a lot of mystery around the amazing psoas muscle. For good reason as the psoas (so-as) is the primary muscle that connects the body with the legs, which is a pretty big deal. The health of the psoas muscle affects our health, mobility, sense of inner freedom and bodily comfort. It moves through the body, from the spine to the front of the hips, yep right through that very vulnerable part of our body, the pelvis. Thus the psoas muscle is also known as our fight, flight and freeze muscle. So let’s explore this amazing part of our body in relation to healing from trauma and experiencing inner freedom. I am writing this blog as a Trauma Informed Yoga Therapist and TRE practitioner

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Review-Reflect-Realise

Silence: Review, Reflect and Realise

Review Reflect Realise

At times in life it can be truly enlightening to spend time in silence to review, reflect and realise. To Review choices, Reflect on achievements as well as losses. To acknowledge any life changing Realisations that emerge naturally from self-observation and inquiry.

Stop and Drop into Being

Life moves fast and we can get so caught up with the next thing, that we don’t take quiet reflection and assimilation time. Rest and Digest time is important to feel fully nourished. Taking quiet time and space to tune in and reflect can help wisdom to emerge with greater clarity. This can naturally lead us from reacting to life to flowing with and in fact as life itself.

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Who Am I

Who Am I

Born Innocent

Who Am I is a powerful question at the heart of the non-dual or Advaita teachings. Am I this body? Mind? Belief System? Let’s inquire here together and attempt to undo some of our confusion.

As babies we are naturally expansive beings, innocent and open to the great mystery of life with wonder and trust. If you have ever looked into the eyes of a young child, you will get this. Sadly, as we grow we slowly lose this easy connection with the great mystery. Sweet innocence and awe fades away as we develop as a separate identity called Me… Being-ness transforms slowly into me against the world… So what happens?

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