We’ve all been there – the old yoga mat, now thin as paper, needs to be thrown out. Or wait, maybe not? What if there was another use (or several!) for it? Here […]
I’m a travel & wellness journalist and yoga guide publisher with over 15 years experience in the publishing industry. Having lived in 6 countries on 3 continents, I currently enjoy life in Melbourne and soak up inspiring ideas in mind-boggling India.
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Does anybody still remember when yoga was just plain weird, potentially dangerous and certainly a devilish Hindu practice? When you’d don your baggy cotton trousers and a shabby t-shirt in order to, […]
Dear Kate, We’ve never met, but you seem to understand the issues that come with yoga practice and yoga pants. Or rather, those that arise when combining underwear and yoga pants (as […]
Upon entering Cochin, you’ll hear a “collective sigh of relief”. At least this is how our guide-book described the “serene” city in southern India. Seen from the comfort of our sofa back […]
Many people give to charities all year round but perhaps Christmas is the time when we’re feeling even more in a charitable spirit. Now here’s a gift idea that will bring a […]
I struggle with postures that are part of literally every yoga class (sigh…). Granted, I can do a headstand, handstand, forearm balance, I can jump back into plank from crow pose… And […]
“The days are long, but the years are short.” That’s a quote I came across recently and it makes so much sense. It’s similar to this one: “Isn’t it funny how day […]
The variety of English spoken around the world is truly mind-boggling. After seven years in the UK I was rather baffled to find that Australians, very casually, asked me about my ‘thongs’ […]
Even if no other type of meditation has worked for you, chances are that this one will: Trataka is a powerful meditation and cleansing technique – and it’s so simple and straightforward […]
Every year in autumn, Indians are celebrating Diwali, or Deepavali, by lighting earthen lamps and distributing sweets. Firecrackers are part of it, too. So what’s it all about? The “festival of lights” […]
We’ve all come across them, even if just in the virtual world: People who follow their passion and live their dream. Some even do so in Bali – honestly, that’s a bit […]
I’ve always been intrigued by Mala Beads, wherever I’ve come across them – be it at an ashram where they were used for ceremonies, carried around by swamis, or sold at the […]
I had considered doing some kind of cleanse for a while but couldn’t quite find the right thing. Most juice cleansing regimen seemed really full-on, and I’ve been terribly struggling with not getting […]
Every day, I take a walk by the sea. And every day, I cross paths with this man and his dog. The dog has only three legs – one of the hind […]
Don’t get me wrong – we love going to the farmer’s market. We love buying fresh, organic and seasonal fruit and veg. It’s in line with ayurvedic principles, tastes better because first […]