Are you a perfectionist? Does fear of failure stop you trying new things? Having the courage to suck at something can be a brave and enlightening step forward.
From dance spectator to dance class aficionado, Lorna V overcame her fear of dance classes and never looked back
Finding, or rediscovering, your creativity can change your life. But you won’t know how much until you try it. This is why I share the joy of making art. It is the process – the doing of it – the flow – that’s the magic of art.
This year has forced us to be with ourselves, often without support or distraction. It’s been hard. But perhaps we can turn it to our advantage.
We’ve been sold the idea that meditation sorts out every life problem and improves our lives, but what if it just isn’t working?
If the pandemic isn’t sci-fi movie enough, it feels like half the world has regressed to adult-toddler-tantrum or teenage-sulking-zombie mode. What’s going on?
Much like a ritual is a mindful routine, hygge is about taking pleasure in the simple things that make us feel cosy and content. Hygge is a feeling.
From our very beginnings, ritual has been an integral part of human life. Evidence of purification, gift giving, rites and sacrifice can be found in every culture, spanning thousands of years. Nowadays we largely tend to find less gory ways to connect with a higher power (whatever that means to us personally) but however small…
“I have nothing to say. I have nothing to say. Slept ok last night. Got to get eggs today. Maybe vanilla essence? Blah, blah this is dull. I wonder if it will rain? Oh god, who cares. I don’t have anything to write here. Three pages is so long.” Just a short extract from my…
After spending the last decade of my life in pursuit of this ancient art I find myself asking this question more and more. Sometimes the answer is very simple. Sometimes less so. The simple answer is that Qigong is soft movement that should blend the mind, body and breath to work harmoniously together. This describes…