Finding ease through effort

Finding ease through effort

I was at yoga last night for a Yin class. Yin isn’t always comfortable but it is relaxing. There’s that fine line of finding your edge in the pose (stretches) and staying there for a good while (sometimes 5 minutes or more). It’s the balance of finding ease through effort. The teacher last night described [...]

Bad Luck can be Good Luck

Bad Luck can be Good Luck

Have you ever thought about how bad luck can sometimes be good luck? This week I have. It’s been one of those weeks. Somewhat amusing depending on your perspective. Luck Yes I know the psychological concepts of luck...externalising the event to something outside of our control. As a side thing I would normally say 'outwith' [...]

Trainers

Trainers

I love shoes. I have loads of them and still don't think I spend enough time on this hobby. Trainers (sneakers) - I can take or leave them. They are a necessity for the gym and getting to and from yoga. If I have a quiet weekend doing not a lot they may be the [...]

Wine please

Wine please

Sometimes the only thing that will start a weekend is landing on the sofa (work clothes already slung in a corner) with a large glass of wine. So this post, before I drink too much, is dedicated to my favourite list of wines. 1. Malbec I can't remember when I started to drink red wine. [...]

Mermaid pose

Mermaid pose

Just what I needed the morning after a leg day in the gym. Just what I didn't need after a leg day in the gym. Mermaid or a King Pigeon is one of my favourite peak poses in a yoga flow. Maybe not after a leg day though. I didn't quite get the full pose [...]