How often do you really taste and appreciate what you eat? Recently, I tried mindfulness eating and it literally blew my mind. I became so engrossed in so many subtle ways, perhaps similar to the sensation of flavours, a baby experiences for the first time. I can understand how the fashion of mindfulness-everything can have you […]
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When you lack pearls, wisdom is waiting for you… somewhere. It may drop in your lap, other days you have to search for it. This afternoon, I read a blog post that seemed to float down into my dinghy of doldrums, a puff of wind later, my hand reached for the tiller, Aye Cap’n, ashore we go! Intention Leads […]
After almost 5 months since teaching and practicing a Bikram Yoga class, I drop in to see what I’ve missed. My expectations were low. It wasn’t until I received a short, heartfelt email from a student a few weeks ago, that I realised I’d missed teaching. It prompted me to practice to an audio playback of my […]
In May, I travelled to Sweden to teach Bikram Yoga at duCalme for a approx one month. Previously, I lived in Stockholm and still have a Swedish bank account but I’d since wrapped up my Swedish company and therefore couldn’t legally invoice in Sweden anymore. Kim, the owner of duCalme likes to do business by the book and […]
I finished Tim Winton’s Breath while waiting for my bro, Ian to pick me up from Galway bus station. We were hoping to get some waves at Lahinch on Sunday. Although a small swell was forecast, it was a classic case of ya shoulda been ‘ere yesterday. Slop but we paddled out anyway, to the […]
Ireland. Where siblings find love and endeavour to call home. Where summer feels like winter, though if I was home it would be winter; you can’t escape all the time. I’ve travelled these roads many times past, each time last coincides with breathing new life into endless bender. My sister Heidi is my go to web guru. So after a […]
I feel even though I’m at a turning point, I have no-one to turn to. In reality, I have many people to turn to. I should feel lucky but I don’t. I could go either way but I can’t. Wherever I turn, I’m turned around. I guess I’ve used all my flip cards and the […]
“Every Bikram teacher and practitioner, every Yoga teacher, every person needs to look in the mirror now too, and ask yourself really why are you doing it, what you came to Yoga for, and why. Think about it very carefully.” Bikram.
Do something you love everyday, even if it’s just for 10 minutes.
10 days vacation after teaching 10 classes a week for a little over 12 months; anyone would think I’d avoid the hot room. But when your friends own a Bikram studio, your holiday can be hijacked!