Category Archives for "Meditation"

5 meditation apps tested for you

5 meditation apps tested for you

Learning to meditate Is learning to meditate hard? I don’t think so. You just need a good teacher. Someone who inspires you to show up, to hold you accountable, and teaches you to let go. There are plenty of meditation centres where you can learn to meditate, but you may not have one near you […]

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Practising gratitude

Practise gratitude

Gratitude is a theme I often use in my yoga classes. I mean, how grateful can you be for making you hold plank pose 3 breaths longer than you really want to… (wink wink). Or when you just can’t get out of your head and you’re in a meditative, slow moving class. Whenever we are […]

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Difficulty meditating? Try with mala beads

Difficulty meditating? Try with mala beads

When I first started meditating, my mind was all over the place. And to be honest, it sometimes (uhm, most of the time) still is! One day during yoga teacher training we were introduced to mala meditation and it made such a difference. Now, whenever my crazy monkey mind keeps racing and ‘normal’ sitting meditation […]

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What is meditation and why is it good for you?

What is meditation and why is it good for you?

What is meditation? A very loaded question, this. Contrary to popular belief, meditation isn’t something that you do. It’s a state being, a state of mind, or a state of consciousness. Through the practice of meditation we quieten the mind. The aim of meditation is not to suppress any thoughts, but to detach yourself from […]

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