Let go of what doesn’t serve you…

“Anger is like flowing water; there's nothing wrong with it as long as you let it flow. Hate is like stagnant water; anger that you denied yourself the freedom to feel, the freedom to flow; water that you gathered in one place and left to forget. Stagnant water becomes dirty, stinky, disease-ridden, poisonous, deadly; that [...]

Blue Skies Are Just Behind The Clouds……

A week away in Portugal usually conjures up an image of reliable sunshine and blue skies. It is November so no one expects sunbathing weather but at least a step up from home. However, we were greeted with monsoon like rainfall and freezing temperatures. We were lucky where we stayed as we only experienced a [...]

Who You Are Is Not Determined By Your Size…..Love Your Body At Every Stage Of Life

There are so many changes going on in my body and my skin. Hormones are flying in all directions, my boobs already feel humungous and heavy and popping paracetamol every morning is becoming the norm. But then I feel this little baby move inside me and all of those changes feel so insignificant. We are going [...]

How Do You Respond To Stress……Yoga Can Help!!

I am not suggesting yoga can make stress simply disappear through the sound of an Om or from one sun salutation. But what it most definitely can offer are stress-reduction techniques for anxious moments and also the option to delve deeper, transforming how the mind and body intuitively respond to stress. With enough practice we can train ourselves [...]

Turn Life On Its Head For A Change Of Perspective…..Working Towards Headstand!

Sometimes the easiest way to gain a new perspective on things is to turn everything upside down. Change the way you think by seeing the world differently, taking a leap of faith and building self confidence. It is never too late to prepare the body for the "king of asanas" Headstand (Salamba Sirsasana) and it [...]

Travelling Traumas and How Yoga Can Improve Your Journey!

Its holiday season and I am currently writing this from the beautiful Portugal with a lovely view of blue skies and beach. Wow does it feel nice to be here! Getting here however was a different story. You know it will be worth every single second of waiting in queues, being cramped in your seat [...]

HOW ARE ALLOWED TO PUT THIS INTO OUR BODIES???? – being aware of the everyday products and food that can cause health issues!

It has been a pretty hectic week for me. Keeping busy and productive, teaching lots of classes and a little bit of partying on a fab girls night out at The Box! Quite obviously, we in the O'Brien household were looking forward to a calm and super chilled weekend....needless to say it didn't quite work out [...]