strand of wisdom

strand of wisdom


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The present moment is the only moment. I’d like to offer you some words from the globally respected spiritual teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh: “The present moment is the only moment available to us, and it is the door to all moments.” This sentiment is so simple and obvious, yet so […]

the present is the door to all moments


In modern life, we often talk about the ability to multi-task, but I’m sure many of us have got this skill honed to a fine art. We juggle a whole range of different tasks, but then can end up feeling stressed and frazzled inside! When we practise yoga, we focus on […]

being present in the only moment we really have


Life’s challenges I have been contemplating how life’s challenges mean that we experience a vast array of differing emotions. We may be happy and joyful, sad, tearful , angry or in pain, hurt or  fearful; the list is endless. From my own experience, I know we can allow these emotions […]

let yoga help with life’s challenges



Controlling that little voice in your head. Thousands of years ago in a book called the Yoga Sutras, Patanjali, an ancient teacher, recorded the early yoga teachings.  He wrote that yoga is about “stilling the thought waves in the mind”. In other words, it’s about helping to control that little […]

controlling the little voice to quieten the mind