Posts tagged stress management
3 Breathing Techniques To Use When You’re Freaking Out

For thousands of years breath control has been universally known as a simple and highly affective form of relaxation, pain management and as a tool for reducing anxiety (think about birth breathing techniques, or the simple image of breathing-into-a-paper-bag). But, I know, it’s easier said than done. Here are my top three breathing techniques you can try either as part of a regular meditation, or when you're just having bit of a meltdown.

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5 Tips for Making Your Savasana Blissful

Ahh Savasana; everyone’s favourite yoga pose, right? Well, actually, wrong. On the surface a yoga pose which involves lying down with your eyes closed and relaxing sounds like bliss, but for many, this pose is a serious challenge. Staying in a pose which can unveil a wandering mind, physical and/or emotional discomfort can be tricky, and I see it often among my students. Here are my 5 tips for making the most of Savasana

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WTF is mindfulness, and do I really need it?

It’s a word you probably have had enough of by now; especially if you feel like you don’t have the time or the ‘energy’ to dedicate to this seemingly new ‘pop-culture’ practice. However, before you switch off because you think you’ve heard it all before…indulge me for just a moment while I explain what mindfulness is to me, how it really can have a positive effect on all areas of your life, and how you can incorporate it into your day-to-day routine with very little change.

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