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Cultivating Faith Meditation

Life's hard when we lack Faith. Without Faith, life feels like we're on our own and that we have no one to turn to for support. Without faith, we struggle; we feel overwhelmed and anxious. Without Faith, we feel unsupported or even forsaken that life has overlooked us. Faith can be hard to come in [...]

Yoga for Anxiety and Stress

In this 60 min Yoga class, Monica shows you simple, but effective, techniques and poses to downregulate your nervous system and reduce stress and anxiety. You can support small, independent business by leaving a tip. LEAVE A TIP   If you want to learn more about managing your stress and anxiety, check [...]

9 Ways to Calm the Farm

Corona- anxiety is real, and many of us are experiencing it right now. Anxiety can show up in different ways for different people which means that sometimes we don't realise we're experiencing it. Here's a quick list: Physical Symptoms Emotional Symptoms Mental Symptoms Muscle tension Digestive problems Nausea/ butterflies/stomach in knots High blood pressure, [...]

Four Pillars of Wellbeing

In only a few weeks, the 'Rona has turned many of our lives upside down. The upheaval of our daily routines has lead to feelings of grief, anxiety, fear, disbelief, boredom, frustration, loneliness and depression.  And while we’ve been focused on our hand hygiene and stocking the pantry, our mental health has fallen by the [...]

The Psoas Muscle and Stress

I had never heard of the Psoas Muscle before I started yoga (pronounced So-Az). Often called a hip flexor, it's the muscle that connects the spine to the legs. It starts around the middle of the torso, runs either side of the spine, sits behind the digestive organs and runs through the front of the [...]

How I found more time

Life can be crazy busy at times. Between work, family, keeping healthy, commuting and socialising we can find ourselves being so busy just going through the motions. But how often do you take the time outside your daily routine to question what you’re doing? Or how well you’re doing? Or more importantly, why you’re doing what you’re [...]

The Stress Debt

Whenever we start something new, it's natural to wonder when we'll start seeing the benefits. It's really common for people to do a couple of yoga/meditation classes, get frustrated that they're not immediately enlightened and give up. But before you feel better, you will feel less bad (if that makes sense). The loss of the [...]

Why I still don’t do busy

When people ask me if I've been busy lately, I say 'Nope'. I'm not being rude, it's the truth of who I am and what I stand for. I've written before about why I don't do busy. And I'm still writing about it. The biggest myth is that being busy = being productive. Or worse, that being [...]

Why I don’t do busy

Disclaimer: This is an opinion piece about choices I've made in my life. Ask me if I've been busy lately and I will tell you that I don't do busy. I'm not trying to be smart, it's a central theme of how I live my life. A while back I made a conscious decision to edit [...]

Yoga Nidra Body Breathing

Listen to this 11 min audio when you need to relax. Want more ways to lower your stress? Cultivate Calm at Home with us. ONLINE YOGA CLASSES