My yoga and self-care journey and approach

I first got into yoga when I was in Uni and it was one of the only practices that every stuck with me – straight from the beginning it seemed like more than just another exercise. After each session I noticed a huge difference to my mental wellbeing – helping me ease anxiety as wellContinue reading “My yoga and self-care journey and approach”

“Self-care is giving the world the best of you instead of what’s left of you.”

I recently came across this quote – I would love to give credit to the source of the quote but unfortunately don’t know who it is from. Self-care is giving the world the best of you instead of what’s left of you This is currently my lock screen on my phone as a constant reminder.Continue reading ““Self-care is giving the world the best of you instead of what’s left of you.””

Creating a selfcare routine that works for you!

There are many tips and ideas out there on how to improve your wellbeing and selfcare routine. I also love sharing those ideas as well as reading about them. But at the end of the day that’s all they are – tips and ideas! We get this picture of what selfcare should look like (theContinue reading “Creating a selfcare routine that works for you!”

Being a highly sensitive person

What is a highly sensitive person? I wanted to give you a short overview of what being a Highly sensitive person (HSP) means. There are many articles out there and one of the main books about it is “The highly sensitive person” by psychologist Elaine Aron. About 15-20% of the population are thought to beContinue reading “Being a highly sensitive person”

Stress vs. Rest

It is easy to think that Stress is the bad guy and Rest is all great! But I’m here to tell you that stress isn’t all negative. We need stress to grow!We naturally love being in our comfort zones, it’s a nice place to be – it feels safe and protected. As the saying goes:Continue reading “Stress vs. Rest”

Restorative Yoga

Restorative yoga is a passive yoga practice that allows deep relaxation. Unlike “regular” yoga classes, you don’t flow between poses, instead there are only about 4-6 poses and you hold each of them for about 5-20min. In restorative yoga we work with many props, such as blankets, bolsters, blocks and straps. These props completely supportContinue reading “Restorative Yoga”

Toxic Productivity

I’ve only recently came across the term Toxic productivity but I could resonate straight away. I’m the type of person with a massive to do list, never ending bucket list and extremely high expectations. If I sit down to relax my mind will race thinking of what I should be doing right now, and thinkingContinue reading “Toxic Productivity”

Why start with Yoga?

Yoga is a 5,000 year old practice (probably even older!) and is about a lot more than just physical movement. Originally the physical yoga practice was just one part of a path to enlightenment and its main purpose was to prepare the body to sit in meditation for a long time.5,000 years later and youContinue reading “Why start with Yoga?”