Movement & Mind Articles

Why meditation is pointless

Sitting down pretending to be all ‘Zen’, hiding from your problems, procrastinating, imagining you’re some kind of spiritual guru…

Are you born again every morning?

So each morning, they set an intention that they would do the best they could, so that the sun doesn’t waste it’s one and only valuable day!

You’ve Probably Already Had The Best Moment Of Your Life

I’ve recently increased the amount of time I spend meditating and I’m feeling a shift in consciousness. Today in meditation I let me my mind wander and this is what I found.

How to decide whether to buy organic food

You’ve heard the saying: “You are what you eat”? It sounds like a metaphor, yet it’s true. The nutrients from food are the building blocks of every cell in the body…

Try this Lentil and Coconut Dal to feel fully satisfied

I’m so appreciative of the delicious and amazing food my wife makes for me. If you take a look at her recipes you’ll understand why! If the idea of clean, healthy eating doesn’t motivate you, I know how you feel. Sometimes when you focus on eating healthily it seems like a chore. I think it’s…

Recommended Reading: The Science of Yoga

The Science of Yoga: The Risks and the Rewards Paperback – 9 May 2013 by William J Broad. This is a great book and a must for any yoga teacher. Journalist, William J Broad who wrote this book has done a great job of debunking some of the myths of yoga. As the title suggests, he really…

How Mindfulness Can Quickly Help You Connect Better

One of the things I am honoured to do is to teach children martial arts and life skills. It’s rewarding beyond words. I was recently inspired even more when my guru and spiritual teacher put this to me in a very straight forward way. He told me “When you teach, it’s not so much the…

What do the best things in life have in common?

We live in a capitalist society. Whilst this article isn’t a debate about capitalism, it’s worth considering this… We’ve been taught to value things that we pay money for and place little value on things that are free. “You only get what you pay for” being a good example of a saying we’re all very…

Recommended Reading: How to Know God. The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali

It is believed the Indian sage Patanjali lived around the second century BCE. If you have even a small interest in yoga I’m sure you will have heard quotes from the Yoga Sutras by Patanjali – a very famous and significant collection of 196 sutras (aphorisms). I’ve read this book from cover to cover many times.…



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