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ARE YOU MINDFUL?

April 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Mindfulness is brain training for improved attention. It originates from Buddhist self-reflective practices but mindfulness is a western evidence-based secular tool now applied widely in health care and business settings.  [...]

UNDERSTANDING SLEEP FOR A GOOD NIGHTS SLEEP

November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

We all know that a good night’s sleep means a better mood and greater productivity the next day, amongst many other health benefits.  So then, why do so many of [...]

VIRTUOUS CAROB MOUSSE

October 9th, 2017|0 Comments

If you are toning up pre-summer season to get bikini body comfy (we think you're sexy as already FYI).  But you find that you still need that sweet satisfaction of dessert [...]

THE PRACTICE OF PLAYTIME

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

When we are young and free of conditioning we play.  Every moment and circumstance is one of wonder and opportunity for joyful entertainment.  But somewhere along the way of “growing [...]

LINKS BETWEEN DISTRESS & HEALTH

September 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr Susannah Ward The term distress has many definitions.  But most generally describe an adverse state of physiological and psychological imbalance caused by chronic stress and/or an accumulation of stress [...]

IS YOGA SAFE IN PREGNANCY?

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Dr Susannah Ward One of the many great outcomes from our recent sell-out success Soulful Sunday was the realisation that most yoga poses are safe in pregnancy.  One of our [...]

IS THERE ANY EVIDENCE FOR THE USE OF YOGA AS MEDICINE FOR BACK PAIN?

July 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr Susannah Ward Many people suffer chronic pain, particularly in the lower back region.  As a yogi, I know first-hand just how effective yoga can be for health and wellbeing [...]

ANXIETY EXPRESSED IN LIGHT

June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr Susannah Ward Have you ever tried to verbally express how anxiety manifests in your body and mind?  Have you ever wondered how other’s experience anxiety, if at all? An [...]

HAVE YOU GOT A LIFE MENTOR? HERE’S 4 REASONS WHY YOU MIGHT HAVE ONE….

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr Susannah Ward At work we draw on mentors to help navigate our career direction & development.  But career isn’t the be all and end all for many of us [...]

WHAT IS WELLNESS?

April 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Dr Susannah Ward Did you know that like the term ‘health’, ‘wellness’ has an ambiguous medical definition without a universally accepted meaning? However, most health professionals use the World Health [...]

6 KEY STEPS TO CHANGING HABITS USING YOGA

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

By Dr Susannah Ward Changing unhelpful habits can be very hard for us mere mortals. Many of us end up slaves to maladaptive behaviours continuing them over and over despite [...]

5 WAYS TO INCREASE SELF-COMPASSION

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Self-compassion is a core wellness skill.  Without self-compassion we loose precious moments to critical self talk, unkind judgemental perception and comparison making. Self-compassion is said to comprise of 3 elements: [...]

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