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Posted on 11 May, 2018
I always experience an upsurge of joy when I see signs of spring, especially after a harsh winter. I’ve been asking myself how to actively increase that feeling of happiness even when life is challenging or when it’s raining. According to recent research, meditation seems to be an answer, as it seems to be the only activity which resets the brain’s happiness set point. As a meditation teacher trainer and psychology graduate, my ears always prick up when I hear that we can change our minds in relatively simple ways. According to neuroscientists, we all have a natural set point for happiness, based on our genes and conditioning. Although we may feel temporary joy or sadness from a change of circumstances, we will keep returning to our baseline happiness level or set point. This is the... more
Posted on 10 August, 2016
There are many ways to work with this posture to gain long term health benefits. Here are some of them!  This posture is... more
Posted on 10 August, 2016
Dhanurasana or the Bow gives a complete activation of the whole spine, helping maintain both its suppleness and strength and... more
Posted on 10 August, 2016
This posture is invaluable for developing strength and flexibility in the trunk and thighs. It mobilises the pelvic girdle,... more
Posted on 10 August, 2016
The child pose, helps to free tension in the area between the shoulder blades and along the whole length of the spine and is... more
Posted on 10 August, 2016
  Bakasana helps to strengthen the spine, the pelvic girdle and the legs and it also helps with physical balance. It also... more
Posted on 10 August, 2016
                    The triangle posture is a great tonic for the digestion and with the twisting movement... more
Posted on 9 August, 2016
The Kosha model is an ancient model of health that has been the foundation stone for most of those which exist today.  ... more
Posted on 9 August, 2016
Oh! the joys of looking after the human body! When we are young, it all seems so easy. We hardly seem to have to do... more
Posted on 9 August, 2016
What is Prana? It is more than the air we breathe. Prana is the universal principle of energy or force. It is the sum total... more
Posted on 9 August, 2016
We so often feel that we are at the mercy of our emotions. This is not the case! Our circumstances may not always be under... more
Posted on 9 August, 2016
What a revelation that you can train the intellect and actively learn to choose the way you think from moment to moment.... more
Posted on 9 August, 2016
There are 1440 minutes in a day. How many times have you heard yourself say – ‘I simply do not have enough time to be still... more
Posted on 8 August, 2016
Dinacharya is the mystical secret of the east that has all the solutions you would ever need to keep young, happy and full... more
Posted on 8 August, 2016
A great night's sleep has to be one of the best ways to really nourish and heal the mind, body and soul. But I'm not... more
Posted on 8 August, 2016
Here are some ways to enhance your yoga practice and make it even more potent. In Dru Yoga we often talk about the koshas,... more
Posted on 8 August, 2016
Let me introduce you to chyawanprash – an ancient Indian elixier - used extensively in Ayurveda.   History, Myth &... more
Posted on 6 July, 2016
Having just returned home from Africa and a fairly entertaining flight in which the seats were sooo uncomfortable. So, jet... more
Posted on 14 March, 2016
This powerful yet gentle yoga posture is classed as an inversion, but for those of us who think ‘up-side-down’ means head... more
Posted on 6 November, 2015
I've always loved the cat posture because of the way it combines utter simplicity and ease with profound results. It's just... more
Posted on 1 August, 2015
We happily go out into the open and nature to appease the dogs in our lives (well we do it, even if we're not happy about it... more

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