The Little Mystic – Full Circle of an Inner Child
Double, Double, Toil and Trouble – Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble.
Flash back to childhood…I present to you- the little 7 year old Em. She is dressed head to toe in black.
Donning her self-applied Madonna-esque rouge on her cheeks and lip; Yes I LOVED to dress up.
Art of Balance
I learnt (the hard way) that cultivating a solid stable and supportive platform through daily routine, diet and lifestyle is the ultimate way to CURBing any end of summer/back to school spin out; low moods; fatigue; physical/digestive imbalance; uncertainty etc. I want to share a section from an article I read recently. The specific lines below called out another potent point to me.
Fast & Furious
“It is a life of moderation and balance that allows us to grow most swiftly”.
(Thank you and Amen Rev John Ernst – a snippet of his whimsical channelling of truth).
I mean COME ON! We’ve all heard it all before right? Not once. Or twice, but MANY times.
From September I was committed to spending time in London (yes for once!). The plan was to re-igniting projects for wellness & transformation; continue to build and work with 5 Elements client wellness coaching sessions; write briefs for wellness in businesses/ organisations; co-create retreats and events. It was all going well and then…
Oh my Ghee
ATAR- what? AT-AR-AX-IA.
Literally meaning: “unperturbedness”.
This ain’t no mumbo-jumbo. It’s an ancient GREEK philosophical term for what is described as:
“ROBUST equanimity”; characterised by an “ongoing freedom of distress and worry”.
Not everyone is familiar with this unctuous and totally delicious and replenishing butter. Let me tell you right now¦ used wisely it’ll do wonders for ANYONE with the slight hint of imbalance. Those who desirous of having intellect (dhee) memory (smrti), cleverness and skilful abilities (Medha), digestive power, strength, longevity, sexual vigour and good eye sight.
Sankalpa is the act of planting a special. It is a resolve, something we want to create or commit to in our lives. This is not simply an intention. Sankalpa has tremendous power to grow and create when it is watered and fed appropriately. In Sanskrit, the ancient spiritual language san kalpa is defined as: San – the connection with the highest truth kalpa – a vow.
It's all about Agni
It’s of a pose for many of us especially those who are in the early stages of practice. Some of my students have been experiencing frustrations in Ardha Mukha Savanasana (Downward facing Dog), and my students challenges have led me to consider my own journey with the dastardly mutt.
The official 10 Top Tips
I want to share with you some of the JUICY things we discussed in my recent workshop evening- “IT’s ALL ABOUT AGNI” at the Life Centre. Getting to know and respecting your Agni is VITAL for optimum health on all levels. Cultivating a stable agni will have profound positive results on your health if followed with sincerity.
Attitude of Gratitude
Top tips to Health & Happiness
Oh yes… !! Now a published contributor to Daily Mail’s top 50 tips for health and happiness…
(well if you believe the Mail… you’ll believe anything;))… I can honestly vouch that my offerings came from my heart and real experience… Have a peek!
Strength of a Woman
I don’t know about you, but there are just some days when I can find myself overly-planning and conjuring up events, anticipating situations and all the “gotta dos”. Less so now – but there was also a time when I would find myself projecting about things so much that when it came to the actual event – it never seemed to live up to my expectations.
All or Nothing
What does being a “strong” woman mean to you?
Nuturer? Manifestor? Creative? Inspired? Inspiring?
Vulnerable? Cohesive? Resilient? Centred?
Articulates her desires? Accepting? Authentic?
The yearend squeeze
What is sustainable living? In this context it means curbing the tendency to swing from over-over doing to exhaustion, collapse and burn out. The pattern for many goes something like this: It’s go-go-go!
There is a in-built mechanism that dictates the only way to do things is by filling time and moving fast.
The September- December stretch is typically a time where many hit “energy OUT ONLY” mode. The mountains of “to dos” and feelings of “I should” go or be part of…
It has been an unusual turn of events for me. From September I was committed to spending time in London (yes for once!).