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Trauma: Mind, Body and Yoga – by Cushla Sheridan

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…
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Chocolate Bark + Top Tips To Avoid Overindulgence – by Tracey Wheeler

Chocolate Bark - The Yoga Connection
Following on from my last blog piece I was reminded of one of my favourite easy recipes – chocolate bark. At this time of year I am always looking for things to make that can impress a crowd. They need to store well so I can make them in advance for when people pop by.…
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Shoulder Pain To Gain – by Anna Thomson

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…
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How To Be Messy – by Sarah Dunning

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…
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Fruity Chocolate Treats And Coffee Alternatives – by Tracey Wheeler

Chocolate covered dried fruit recipe on The Yoga Connection.
Just starting to realise that Christmas is getting close? Me too, and while it’s a lovely social time it also means more people dropping by for visits. I like to have little treats on hand that I can quickly pass around or alternatively use as a gift. Easy to make and enjoyed by everyone. Try…
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Ahimsa: Non-Violence – by Nicole Moyes

“Gentle eyes to the reality as it is.” Ahimsa, a concept that on the surface seems relatively simple – NO Violence. I believe most of us in the yoga world can comfortably say we are non-violent humans. I have a lot of respect for my friends who are out there fighting for the ‘little guy’…
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The New Rich – by Adele Kinghan

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…
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Spring Smoothie And Granola – by Tracey Wheeler

Spring smoothie and granola for the lighter months.
I have finally caught up on some sleep from the doco and am starting to feel a bit more human. It means that I can catch up on some of the nutrition that I have been missing. It is really hard when you are travelling to have all your normal resources at hand so it’s…
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