At the beginning of this year I was still very much focusing on healing. Both from spinal surgery and also from cumulative stresses from the last year. I felt that I had lost my bounce, my enthusiasm for life and that smiles did not come as readily to my lips or my heart. So I […]
Yoga in Cheshire Blog
Find out all the latest news and views from Tabitha and the other practitioners at Yoga in Cheshire.
Loss is such a personal individual thing. It overlaps with grief…because we grieve for what we have lost. I remember reading somewhere about five stages of grief…denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. This seems about right to me.
A Sankalpa is a statement, which allows us to bring out the best in ourselves. Its effect is to awaken willpower to realize what we are trying to achieve in this life. Our dharma. . ‘San’ refers to a connection with a higher truth and ‘kalpa’ to a vow or ‘rule to be followed above […]
Capricorn New Moon The final new moon of 2016 is deep in a Mercury retrograde, giving us space to do some evaluating & reviewing of the year gone by and what we have learnt. For many 2016 has been a turbulent year where we have faced our fears and our Self. This new moon is […]
How was 2016 for you? Was it a year where you got what you (thought you) wanted? Was it a year that taught you to reflect upon what really makes you happy? Remember that happiness doesn’t always mean getting what you want! We set goals and have ambitions & imagine that when we attain them […]
I know for me and for many close to me this last year has been one of challenges and self-reflection. A time of recognizing my strengths & my weaknesses and reflecting on who and what matters to me. This last year feels like it has been a time of facing yourself and the world in […]
So here I am four weeks after a spinal fusion operation looking back on my healing journey so far! Well its been a journey of reflection, learning about myself and what matters to me. It’s been a journey of self discovery on many levels. I think many of life’s challenges do this for us….allow us […]
Five ways we can improve our posture How we hold ourselves is proved to be a major factor in how comfortable we are in both body & mind. Poor postural habits can result in pain and discomfort physically & also effect our mood & attitude; literally how we face the world! Now the weather is […]
We all have times in our lives where the stresses seem to pile up too high to see over! There may be one big stress or many small stresses but they all affect us. I look back to a time before I practiced yoga regularly and I often wonder how I coped…and I honestly think […]
Most of all though…be kind to yourself. Stop with the over thinking, the drama, the negative influences around you. Start with the looking after yourself by finding time to meditate, do yoga, eat well and rest when needed. Did you know being kind can increase your happiness, lower stress, lower blood pressure & inspire more kindness.