Surviving Vipassana – a beginners guide

As I sit and sip my lassi on the busy streets of Varanassi, I hear the faint sounds of “Ram, Ram” being chanted. It is the sound of a funeral procession and before I realise it a corpse is floating down the tiny alleyway. Covered discreetly with colourful cloth and being carried on a bamboo Read more about Surviving Vipassana – a beginners guide[…]

Be. Here. Now – how you can live more in the moment.

It is so easy to get caught up in the hope/fear cycle – hoping that things will be different, fear that they won’t. We can spend our days worrying about the future or dwelling in the past. Going over past moments in time like movie re-runs, wondering how you coulda/woulda/shoulda done something, or not. It Read more about Be. Here. Now – how you can live more in the moment.[…]

The Benefits of Meditation

There is no doubt you have seen or heard about meditation. Celebrities are doing it, sports stars rave about and even the corporate world are singing it’s praises. But what does it all mean, and how can it really be of benefit? Meditation, or mindfulness as it maybe referred to, is the practice of stilling Read more about The Benefits of Meditation[…]

Healthy body healthy mind, or vice versa?

Most people are familiar with the age old saying “healthy body, healthy mind” and you would have to admit, when your body is working at its’ peak, you do feel pretty amazing. Usually there is a recipe of ingredients that culminate in your body feeling so good – enough sleep, healthy diet, sufficient hydration and Read more about Healthy body healthy mind, or vice versa?[…]