There have been times in my life where I’ve wanted someone to hold my hand. Like the time I was in the midst of 9/11, when I went through my divorce and that moment I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Each time knowing someone was there to reassure me allowed me to let go, … More I want to hold your hand
I’ll never forget the day my friend signed me up to Facebook. It was 2007. She assured me this would be fun and a way for us to stay connected when she left. Little did I know or did any of us what would happen. I think you know exactly what I mean. Fun isn’t … More Flirting with Instagram
I am the first to admit I’m addicted to technology. Living and working globally means I have to be available and online as much as I can. But that doesn’t mean I like it or that I feel it’s the best mode of learning. Call me old school but as much as I like google, … More Come online to your self
When I met my partner John Weddepohl, I felt I was at the peak of my understanding of yoga and yoga practice. I had read every book out there on the philosophy of tantra, studied the science of mantra and yantra and had a deeply entrenched physical practice, which included an understanding of Ayurveda and … More Why take that next step?
When John and I first struck up a conversation after hearing about each other for years, we both had our heads down writing books. Not much has changed in the last 5 years. The subject matter is different but were both still at it. We are loving the daily routine of writing, yoga, more writing, … More What’s new in our corner
I never really thought of myself as a rebel until this week. Yes, I had an older boyfriend as a teenager and yes, I quit a prestigious college to run off with my Australian step cousin and YES, YES, I was into yoga and green smoothies way before anyone else. But a rebel? No way. … More Why I can’t do it like I’m supposed to
What does it mean to take time out for yourself? If you’re a yoga teacher or have a passion for taking yoga deeper then you know that taking a break and deepening your practice is super important. Last week we held our first Sadhu Camp in the hinterland of Byron Shire. The retreat was by … More We’re back from Sadhu Camp!
Yesterday my partners daughter and I were discussing the latest trends in website design. She shared that most people don’t want to click a link anymore, they just want to scroll down and get the gist of what you offer. It’s all about K I S S ( keep it simple stupid) It’s a great … More Keep it Simple Stupid
I always thought that yoga was a cure-all. In fact I was absolutely convinced it was. That’s why it was so hard to believe that someone like me, a yoga teacher for over 23 years, could end up being a late onset adult type 1 diabetic. But now, almost seven years since my diagnosis, I’m … More Is Yoga a Cure-All for Diabetes?
Not everyone is as disciplined as they’d like to be. These days with our hectic pressure both on and offline we need a daily practice more than ever. So what keeps us stepping on the Mat day after day? Here’s 3 quick tips. 1. Set aside a specific “ practice time” and practice in a … More 3 Secrets to Fire up your Home Practice