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Cultivate Calm

Think you thrive under pressure?

Do you think that you thrive under stress? That you perform better under pressure? Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, dear reader, but after the initial adrenaline rush that lasts about 20 min, stress actually makes us stupid.   Let me explain. The stress response releases adrenaline into our bloodstream, which [...]

The Secret To Self-Care: Boundaries

When it comes to self-care, we're pretty good at eating our greens, drinking enough water and moving our body. But self-care extends beyond what we eat and drink.  Self-care includes looking after our emotional and mental health too. If you’ve been to our Yoga Studio lately, you will see that we have tape on the [...]

Why anxiety isn’t the enemy

The many faces of anxiety Anxiety has many faces. It doesn't always show up as intrusive thoughts. Some people experience the physical signs of anxiety without connecting the dots with their unresolved emotions. The physical symptoms of anxiety include: muscle tension increased heart rate/palpitations digestive problems insomnia difficulty breathing nervousness/butterflies in the stomach lump [...]