energy

“We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.” - Kahlil Gibran

This week’s blog is very much inspired by my own motivation for kicking off my retreat this weekend during the full moon. This time comes with a lot of heightened energy, bringing light to the dark, illuminating what has been in the shadows of our life. As a powerful moment to focus on personal growth, it’s one of the most potent times for meditation and reflection. As the full moon affects not only the deep oceans of planet earth but also our deep emotional self.


"The quieter you become the more you can hear." -Ram Dass

In the spirit of Throwback Thursday and my signature workshop this Sunday in London, today I share on my blog the following article that was originally posted on the top U.S. lifestyle media brand Mind Body Green with nearly 26,000 shares and counting!!! 

Yin yoga is a deliciously deep, meditative and reflective practice in which floor-based postures are held for an extended period of time.

Unlike a dynamic yang practice that works the muscles through repetition, Yin works the deeper layers of the body such as the fascia, connective tissues, joints and bones. Yin is a deeply healing and nourishing practice with profound physical, emotional and energetic effects. During challenging times in our lives, our emotions can deplete our bodies of energy. The nourishing practice of Yin yoga helps to restore that energy for overall wellbeing.


In the spirit of Spring and Throwback Thursday today I share on my blog this article that was originally posted on the top U.S. lifestyle media brand Mind Body Green with 19,000 shares and counting!!! 

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Spring is a time of renewal, welcoming the opportunity to begin again. By bringing new energy into the light we can let go and detox ourselves from all that no longer serves us. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season corresponds to different organs and their meridians — the subtle energy channels through which qi (aka Chi) flows. The liver and gall bladder are connected to the season of spring.

Our liver is the main organ for detoxification, while our gallbladder stores bile produced by the liver, aiding the digestive process. The main job of the liver meridian is to keep the energy in the entire body regulated.

When out of balance, we may physically experience fatigue, migraines, tight hips and low back pain. Emotionally, we may experience erratic emotions such as anger and frustration. When in balance, relief can come in the form of self-compassion, balanced emotions, flexibility to change, and letting go of frustrations. The liver has a huge impact on the overall health of your body, but also on the mind and emotional state.


"You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love". - Henry Drummond

Today I share why I'm dedicated more than ever to coach more people towards living a more meaningful and joyful life. With the most heart-felt intention, to share the love and pay it forward, the gift from my father's passing is that next week I'm offering five free coaching sessions. If you feel (or someone you know) you are being called to shift your energy and transform your life I encourage you to click here to schedule a coaching session with me. Alternatively, if you're interested in a free Discovery Call to see if and how we could work together visit here to schedule a call.

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"Your father has no more than six months to live", said the doctor. I remember hearing those words and it felt as if the entire earth stopped spinning. I knew he was unwell and the tumours were growing aggressively, beyond what anyone could have imagined, but when we officially heard he was being admitted on hospice and palliative care I knew I had to absolutely savour every precious moment with my father William.


Yin yoga is a deliciously deep, meditative and reflective practice in which floor-based postures are held for an extended period of time.

Unlike a dynamic yang practice that works the muscles through repetition, Yin works the deeper layers of the body such as the fascia, connective tissues, joints and bones. Yin is a deeply healing and nourishing practice with profound physical, emotional and energetic effects. During challenging times in our lives, our emotions can deplete our bodies of energy. The nourishing practice of Yin yoga helps to restore that energy for overall wellbeing.

Yin yoga continues to give me the strength and courage necessary to honor all the roles and responsibilities I have on my life's journey. I invite you to try a Yin yoga class, and to keep an open mind and heart. Through a Yin practice, we allow ourselves the space and time to touch base with who we truly are, beneath the stories we've created about ourselves — beneath the tragedy. It is here where we can begin to live with more grace, strength and courage.

Here five reasons why a Yin yoga practice will transform your life:


"A woman is the full circle. Within her is the power to create, nurture and transform." ~ Diane Mariechild

A mother today has far less time for herself compared to that of a previous lifetime “B.C.” (before children). What is fundamentally important is how women manage personal energy, as this is what makes a real difference to their health, happiness and harmony. Whether full or part-time at home or at the office, all mothers are working mothers. Constantly juggling and demanding patience, love and energy in order to balance their daily needs and those of loved ones mothers really do need to learn new ways they can take care of themselves. You cannot pour from an empty cup so it's important as mothers we keep our self-care tank full.