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Why are we so disconnected from our bodies?

Why are we so disconnected from our bodies? We are living in a world where we are constantly trying to multitask and balance multiple aspects of our lives. We often forget the importance of taking care of ourselves along the way. It is easy to disconnect from our mind and body, leading us to feel…

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Art and Yoga Fusion

Art and Yoga Fusion: How art and yoga are inter-related Art and yoga are deeply connected in their essence, as they both share a profound ability to express and explore the human experience. While yoga is a spiritual and physical practice that aims to unite the mind, body, and spirit, art is a creative expression…

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Is flexibility or stretching the purpose of yoga?

A lot of people initially come to their first yoga class because they would like to be more flexible. And, conversely, I also hear from people who resist trying yoga because they think they need to be flexible in order to start yoga. But what does flexibility actually mean? And where does it really intersect…

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Toxic Impact of our Skin Care

What is the Toxic Impact of our Skin Care? There are thousands of ingredients used in personal care products, and many of them have negative environmental impacts and health effects ranging from skin irritation to carcinogenicity. Let us look closer at how we can avoid the Toxic impact of our skin care. There are thousands…

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Earthing and Grounding

Earthing and Grounding refers to the idea that our bodies are meant to come into contact with the Earth in its natural state on a regular basis. Positive electrons in the form of free radicals can build up in our bodies and direct contact with the Earth, which is a negative charge, balances this out.…

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Where is life taking us in 2023…you chose.

Are you living your life how you want? As we wish each other a Happy New Year…there is often; ‘let’s hope that 2023 is a good one.’ This comment always seems to imply that everything is outside our control. Like we are waiting for life to happen to us. Living here in rural France, daily exchanges are…

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Fibromyalgia and Yoga

Fibromyalgia and Yoga are topics that I am passionate about since researching for my book ‘Breaking the Attention of Pain’. Fibromyalgia is a very common disorder with a variety of physiological symptoms whose causes are poorly understood.  The causes seem to be rooted in dysregulation of the nervous system cues for physiological functions. Symptoms are…

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Patriarchy and the Menopause – Time for deep change

The culture of silence about menopause in our patriarchal society is something to behold. Menopause doesn’t even rate the shame that society gives to the vulva and vagina. Apparently there is nothing of lower value than an aging woman’s body, and many in our society treat menopause not as a phase of life, but rather…

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