Posts in Courage
The tragedy of Michael Stone

The passing of Michael Stone acts as a wake up call to all that teach and practice yoga. In a culture where weakness is frowned upon, vulnerability is weakness, and there is no time for grief, no space for sadness, no acknowledgement of deep pain, yoga could be offering us salvation. Yoga could be building a community where we create space for weakness, for vulnerability, for grief, sadness and pain. But it isn't. Yoga (or the industry around it) is exactly the same as the other corporate bullshit we are fed #everydamnday. We all have a responsibility, to ourselves and to others. To get real - and to learn what true love really is. 

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Hello darkness my old friend

As we slowing start to ascend towards the light, it can be easy to try and ignore the fact that we are still in the wintery darkness. With stillness, reflection and contemplation, the darkness of winter can be a boon to our spiritual practice. Here's why it isn't always about the light.

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Stand In Your (Girl) Power

Standing in your power means standing in your truth. Trusting in your heart, connecting in with your intuition, and trusting that there is a much bigger, greater power than you simply have to tap into. We all have different ways of connecting into our power - from yoga, to mindfulness, creative outlets like writing and drawing, affirmations and mantras, there's a whole heap of tools out there to fill your toolbox with and get to work.

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Take the leap

Can you remember a time when you’ve had to be brave? When you’ve taken unsteady steps in a new direction without knowing what the hell was going to happen? Or have you always played it safe, staying in the comfort zone? Here's why taking the leap gave me one of the best years of my life. 

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