3 results for tag: happy soles


Pregnant! Now what…?

Pregnancy. A time for many changes physically, mentally and emotionally. Sometimes even spiritually, as you become awestruck about the absolute miracle of life, growing within you. Sometimes good feelings, sometimes not so good. How can I help to support you? As a mother to three children, with three very different births under my belt, I have experienced many different scenarios during pregnancy and labour. From denial to fear, from diabetes to shoulder dystocia, and from shock to euphoria and total empowerment, I believe I have enough experience to listen without judgement, and offer solutions (should you need them) to any pregnancy issue you ...

Are you a no-helpian?

I was watching our favourite family movie the other day with the children. Otis the cow, in the film 'Barnyard', leaving behind his carefree days to take responsibility and stand up for others. Well, we all have to grow up some time. Yes, these days come to us all. During one of his 'partays' he gets pizza delivered. He reaches out of the barn door, with fake human arms, to collect the pizzas, really carrying far more than he can handle, and drops one of the arms!! The horrified pizza boy offers assistance, yet Otis (trying to protect his real identity as a cow) claims he doesn't need any help. It's against his 'religion'. He declares himself a ...

Yoga… sleep???

Calmness, peacefulness, relaxation. "I could do with that!", people tell me, when I say I am a yoga teacher or talk about my practise. I also sometimes get the response "Oh but I am not flexible enough to do yoga.". Posture practise, which has commonly become known as 'yoga', is only one part of it.. In my humble opinion, yoga, (union of body and mind) is possibly more difficult to work towards through postures, to those of us who are flexible than it is to those of us who aren't, unless you are hung up on what the person next to you is doing. Sometimes, even the thought of yoga posture practise can seem so daunting to people that they just don't ...