Tag Archives: meditation

Tuesday’s Tip: 2 day detox for mind, body and soul

2 day detox mind, body, soul

This week’s Tuesday’s Tip is a 2 day detox for body, mind and soul.   June is my month of health and wellness and I’m devoting the month to improve in three areas of my health – physical, mental and spiritual.  I’d love you to join in as well. I was reading recently about Detoxing your mind, body and soul. The… Read more »

Self Awareness: Finding Stillness in your Day

Finding Stillness in your day

    My husband and I recently attended a Wellness day in the beautiful Gold Coast hinterland.  It was a retreat from the world for one day where we could leave our problems at home and concentrate on nourishing our souls. One of the sessions was about ‘Calming the Heart’ and Sally MacKinnon who facilitated, started by reading this beautiful… Read more »

‘Y’ is for Yoga – Why You Need to include Yoga in your Life

Y is for Yoga

  I didn’t discover Yoga or it’s benefits until midlife, but I soon became a convert to the practice.  When I think of yoga, I think of incense burning, vegetarians, people who run away to India, chanting ‘Ommmmm” – a little weird, whacky and airy fairy types of things. I was also sceptical of the physical value of yoga from… Read more »

5 surprising things I learned from 30 days of Stretching

What I learned 30 day stretching

  Well we did it!  Let’s celebrate completing our ’30 days to a More Flexible You‘ Challenge.  When I started the challenge at the beginning of the month I couldn’t touch my toes and that was my goal!  My P.T. Nikki Wakerley, is always promoting the importance of stretching. I love the 15 – 20 minutes at the end of… Read more »

Declutter Your Mind – It’s good for the Soul!

Declutter your mind

On the weekend I looked at my dressing table and thought what a mess!  We divide our times between looking after my husband’s parents and then going to a new home on the Coast.  Life takes over and things pile up and the poor dressing table becomes a dumping ground. You know the feeling there is always one place in… Read more »

I’m a Yoga Convert!

When I think of yoga, I think of incense burning, vegetarians, people who run away to India, chanting ‘Ommmmm” – a little weird, whacky and airy fairy types of things.  I also can’t clear my mind for 5 seconds let alone meditate so have resisted many invitations from my ‘Saturday Sister’, running friend to attend a yoga class. I finally… Read more »