5 Natural Supplements for Sleep

Reading Time: 6 minutes There is a veritable cornucopia of sleep remedies, from the ‘natural’ (a decidedly non- specific term) to the more synthetic, and from the time and research proven, to the downright ridiculous snake-oil-esque. But let’s get one thing clear, sleep supplements are just that, supplementary aids to sleep. What they are not are the front-line, firstContinue reading “5 Natural Supplements for Sleep”

Zazen – Sitting Meditation & Why I Do It

Reading Time: 7 minutes Meditation was always something that I wanted to be good at. I never was very good at it and even now after over two years of daily meditation practices I am still floundering in the shallow end. You see, wanting to be good at meditation is kind of missing the point of it. Saying youContinue reading “Zazen – Sitting Meditation & Why I Do It”

My Mental Health Toolkit – Part 2

Reading Time: 8 minutes This week I am continuing to share the toolkit I use to help me during the times that my mind wobbles, either to avoid the wobble entirely or to help pull myself out of a downward spiral when said wobble is unavoidable. You can read Part 1 of the post here. Now, just to reiterate,Continue reading “My Mental Health Toolkit – Part 2”

My Mental Health Toolkit

Reading Time: 7 minutes I decided to take a small break from our series on movement as this past Sunday (10th October) was World Mental Health Day. This was a day set aside for the promotion of awareness, education and advocacy against the stigma of mental health. Sadly this stigma still remains and is a huge stumbling block forContinue reading “My Mental Health Toolkit”

Nasal Breathing and Mouth Taping – The deadly art of sleepy Ninjas

Reading Time: 7 minutes That’s right. After reading and implementing what follows, you will be ready to order a new Black Belt for your dressing gown. Today’s golden nuggets of health related wisdom will soon become as plain as the nose on your face. First things first… Shut Your Mouth! No really, shut your mouth. If you’re not laughing,Continue reading “Nasal Breathing and Mouth Taping – The deadly art of sleepy Ninjas”

Box Breathing

Reading Time: 4 minutes Stress Management is one of our 5 Circles of Health, our approach to forging happy, healthy, hard to kill humans. We know how important a healthy mind is in creating a healthy body, and vice versa. Stress management has a multitude of faces. We can manage our physical stress by applying the correct stimuli andContinue reading “Box Breathing”