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Satya (truthfulness) - Creating Emotional Boundaries Much like water, life travels in phases through age, stage and situation. In life, there is always space for personal reflection and on the subject of Satya, or truthfulness, I find the process of reflection an incredibly valuable tool. I also notice that reflections look different depending on the… Read More

Our lives are increasingly hectic. So many things to do, so little time. Everyone else’s needs seem to come before our own and our wellbeing keeps getting pushed to the very bottom of the to-do list. In times of chaos, the idea of stopping and doing nothing but focusing on our breath hardly seems like… Read More

Dear Me, Hey, it’s the 56-year old you. I know you may not want to hear from me, but I have stuff to tell you, so listen up. I know it’s weird being the only person you know who leaves school early to drive to a job. Although it’s rough now thinking that everyone else… Read More

How does one start to define trauma? A major debilitating life event? Repetitive, dangerous situations? Maybe rather than define what trauma is by characterizing it as an event, it is more apt to define it by its effects on the person experiencing it. “Trauma is anything that overwhelms our capacity to cope and respond, leaving… Read More

By trying new things and taking the experiences you have had in life, you can change your world and be healthier more energetic and more authentic. I’ve managed to change my life perspective and develop a mission for myself and others through discovering Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy. This is the story of my journey – a… Read More

The appeal of a soulmate is the appeal of a love with uncommon clarity and elegance. The mutual recognition. The 'ah-ha' moment. It’s clear; it’s tidy. It’s an enduring charm. Conversely, when we choose to say that someone wasn’t the one we’re saying, case closed: It wasn’t tidy, so it wasn’t meant to be. Maybe… Read More

Don’t have time for yoga this week? Read on… But first let me ask you this: How is the state of your heart today? Pause for a moment and breathe into it. Your heart that is a muscle, an organ, a mind. Can you be in the felt experience of your heart? Catching yourself before… Read More

Last year it was recorded that New Zealand has the second highest teen suicide rate in the OECD. The World Health Organisation also estimates that by 2025, 80% of people will have suffered from a mental health condition throughout their lives. What if we could change this? What if youth did have the tools they… Read More

Ten years after turning the page on a sporting career and having a bit of time to mull things over and put everything in perspective, I have to say that I put my body through hell. Yeah, I was living the dream so to speak, paid to do what I loved and what I was… Read More

I am supposed to be on a 16K training run right now, but instead I’m sitting on a sofa resting because my foot has a stress fracture. I’m very good at staying within my limits in yoga, but when it comes to running once in a while I overstep my bounds. And the unexpected thing… Read More