Meditation 101: A Great Introductory Video on Mediation for Beginners

I stumbled on a great video today which I thought I’d share with you all! YogaVibes is a great website that offers full length yoga classes online – and you can trial these for free for 15 days! They also offer short introductory videos on different poses and mediation and the image below links to […]

Yoga Bursts: Tips for Home Practice

Hello fellow yogis! This post is dedicated to all those too busy to fit in a weekly yoga class! I’m a big believer in yoga classes – the instructor is usually a fountain of knowledge on all things technique such as breathing and bending. Without regular classes, especially as a beginner, you may find yourself […]

Dalai Lama

Be kind wherever possible… It is always possible. This quote from Dalai Lama is my all time favourite saying! It links in beautifully with a passage I recently read in The Tibetan Book Of Living & Dying… Do I remember at every moment that I am dying, and everyone and everything is, and so treat all […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Join In On A Yoga Challenge!

Whilst I’ve been more than happy posting pictures of my hands all over the internet to promote my wrist malas, sharing my yoga poses with the world wasn’t something I was looking forward to doing! But here we are, on a blog about meditation and yoga. With absolutely no pictures to prove to any of you […]

Sleep Is The Best Meditation

Thought I’d share a little Dalai Lama quote with you that keeps running over in my head. Probably because I used it as my mantra before I went to bed last night… Sleep is the best meditation I have a huge issue with getting to sleep at night – probably not unlike a lot of you reading […]

Remind Yourself That Life Is Beautiful

When I’m not studying I have a part-time job in a supermarket. On Saturdays I do a day-long shift and whilst to most people it might seem like a boring job, it’s always so busy and by the time I’m back at mine I’m wiped out until around 11am the following Sunday. This Sunday was […]

Yoga Girl

Today I wanted to give all the yogis out there a bit of inspiration! I was lucky enough to stumble upon Rachel Brathen (aka @yoga_girl) on instagram one day and ever since I have been hooked! If you have instagram and you find yourself in the need of a bit of motivation to get in […]

Life Is A Journey

Being fairly new to meditation, so far I’ve tended to restrict myself to my bedroom. Once there I go for the whole shebang… lights off, candles lit, calm music, door locked to stop any wandering housemates interrupting me. However, recently a friend told me about a concept that has been developed called Headspace. On their […]