Mindful Gratitude

As we move towards the end of the year, there is a natural tendency to look back and reflect. Being thankful can bring huge benefits to your life. Breathe: Words for a Mindful Moment “The [...]


Practicing Patanjali’s Yamas by living more sustainably

A wonderful and very timely blog from Astrid who graduated with us this summer. The suddenness of several hot summers made even Northern UK sometimes feel like Tuscany. Protests block not only [...]


Addicted to Tech?- The Power of Off

This article is inspired by the book “ The Power of Off” by Nancy Collier The average person now looks at their phone around 150 times a day- that’s once every 6 minutes!! Online we are more [...]


What is Yoga?

Here one of our new Teacher training students writes about the roots of Yoga and what it is to her. This is always the first piece of homework that we set at the beginning of teacher training as [...]


To Prop or Not to Prop by Joey Miles

To prop or not to prop? That is the question: Whether ‘tis nobler in the body-mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take blocks and bolsters against a sea of troubles, [...]


Our Planet. Our Problem.

Did you know that on 29th July this year we had used up the earth’s resources that should have lasted for the whole year? It’s called Earth Overshoot Day, and whether you think the science is [...]


May the Prana be with you.

I’m moving house. There’s a phrase strong enough to bring even the most resilient of people out in a cold sweat. In fact, the whole process of buying a house can be nothing but pure torture [...]


Would you mind picking that up for me?

I saw something on Facebook the other day that made me smile. It said something along the lines of ‘You know you’re old when if you drop something you wonder if it’s worth bending down for or if [...]


We all wobble

I have PMT. I take two types of tablets to stop me having PMT, but still it comes and regular as clockwork. I am currently what I can only describe as ‘the size of a house’, even after following [...]


Countering the Negativity Bias

https://mrsmindfulness.com/countering-negativity-bias/ – by Melli O’Brien Imagine you do a presentation at work and then everyone in your team has to give you feedback. If five of [...]