With Christmas fast approaching I have been reflecting back on my Christmas last year... I spent it volunteering at a homeless shelter in Bermondsey, southeast London. The shelter was run by the charity Crisis and I had signed up to teach yoga for them on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. I had thought long and… Continue reading My Christmas in a Homeless Shelter and the Joy That I Found There
Last year I spent 10 solid days in silence. I didn’t have a phone, Netflix, music, books, yoga mat, pen or paper. Nothing! You can imagine that I learnt a lot from the experience. I choosing to write about this now, so many months later, as these life lessons have stuck with me! Vipassana Meditation… Continue reading What I Learnt from 10 days in Silence
I wrote this article earlier this year for those just starting to consider starting a meditation practice. I hope it gives a basic introduction and some grounding into the subject. Feel free to send me an email if any questions come up from reading this or if there is anything else I can help with.… Continue reading An Introduction into Meditation, Mindfulness and Breath Work
Deciding to become self-employed can be a scary step. It can, however, also be an empowering one and it feels to me like more and more individuals are making it. In 2017 I decided to try out going freelance for a year. Here are some lessons I learnt along the way: 1. Make use of… Continue reading 8 Tips for Going Freelance in the Creative Industry
I moved from London to the island of Saba in the West Indies a few weeks ago. It has meant that I have had to make a lot of changes to my life but one huge change has been to my social life. I don’t have entertainment on demand any longer, I don’t have a TimeOut… Continue reading 10 things to do on a small island
Over the last few years I have completed three yoga teacher trainings (540 hours). I chose the courses that I did due to situational, personal and financial reasons, although ultimately my decisions were based on intuition. I chose to do my first training abroad and my second in the UK. The courses were wildly different… Continue reading Choosing a yoga teacher training – at home or away?
Over the past few years I have experimented with different forms of meditation. Here are a few lessons I have learnt along the way: Meditation doesn't have to be complicated or spiritual. Mindfulness meditation; simply sitting, focusing on the breath and coming back to it again, again and again...can be useful for training concerntration. This… Continue reading 5 lessons learned from 5 types of meditation