#selfcare is bullshit

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How often do you see people treating themselves to a massage or a pedicure all in the name of #selfcare.. Of course, self-care can mean different things to different people, but somehow over time, it has become a simple beauty treatment, rather than something that can refuel and revitalize you. I used to describe my non-yogic work as being a ... Read More

Self-care : The biggest secret

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A new series on Netflix which shows the applied knowledge of Marie Kondo on clearing our living spaces is yet one more acknowledgement that our lives have become cluttered.  From smartphones to social media, to detox diets and beyond, many of us are drowning in a deluge of products and trends that compete for our attention. It seems that we are ... Read More

Why should I do a spring cleanse/detox?

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Why you want to do a spring cleanse if the body can heal itself all the time - An ayurvedic perspective. The sun comes up. The air is getting warmer and I sense a spell of relief running through me. Ah - finally spring is on our doorstep. And while I am inhaling happily the joy of warmer days a thought pushes ... Read More

You think your instincts are working but is your intuition?

Personally, I’ve often struggled to discern between my instincts and my intuition until a year ago (see my story of Self-Love). In the dark days of winter, my asana practice would suffer, my eating and sleeping habits wobble, and I begin questioning myself: Is sleeping in to skip my pre-dawn sadhana (aka yoga practice, chanting or anything you do to ... Read More