Well here in the UK we’re well into our second Lockdown. We’re living in such extreme uncertainty at the moment that’s quite unprecedented. A lot of us have not experienced this kind of pressure before and it’s certainly taking its toll on the world's mental health. Learning how to manage our mental state during a lockdown is crucial for our … [Read more...] about How to manage our Mind during Lockdown with Qigong?
There are many causes of shoulder tension. This video and article will help you to recognise the cause and enable you to relieve tight shoulders with Qigong exercise. How to relieve tight shoulders with Qigong video Here is an excellent qigong exercise to begin working with the ideas in this article. Just click on the image to watch the … [Read more...] about How to relieve tight shoulders with Qigong?
It was about 25 years ago that I discovered Qi Gong. I wasn't actually looking for it but never the less, it found me! I can say for sure that taking it up and practicing Qi Gong daily has been the best decision I have ever made. Like me many people come to Qigong not in the best of health. I had been suffering with ulcerative colitis for many … [Read more...] about My biggest lesson I’ve learned in practicing Qi Gong
• Do you wake up in the morning feeling tired and worried? • Do you find it hard to focus with the endless mental chatter? • Are you feeling emotionally drained and like you are constantly just getting through life rather than living life to the fullest with abundant energy and happiness? Then you are not alone. When I first saw … [Read more...] about 7 Tips to Becoming stress free (And a Freebie)
There's no doubt that stress is a massive worldwide problem. Nowadays there are many tests that we can do to see the effects of stress on the body and it is scientifically proven how it affects the body in so many ways. So of course stress is the problem isn't it? Well I have found from my own experience that this may not be the … [Read more...] about Your route map to happiness!
When I was much younger I remember reading a book called Zen in the Martial Arts by Joe Hyams. It had such an impact on me at the time and I still get it out to read when looking for inspiration to this day. The passage that fascinated me the most was when he described his experience of overcoming his illness by using the power of his mind. He … [Read more...] about The Mind Body Connection
It was lovely to get away at Easter. Maria and I decided to spend a few days away in Lulworth Cove, Dorset. It is a beautiful and serene little village hidden along the Jurassic coastline. The hotel we stayed at was supurb! So a big thank you to the 'Limestone Hotel' and the fabulous team headed by Mike who made us feel so welcome. Holidays give … [Read more...] about Getting the holiday feeling everyday – The key to Active Relaxation.
This week has been incredibly busy. As well as starting a new business with all that that entails, we are starting to look for a new house. It's very exciting and seems like the beginning of a new chapter in all our lives. Change is something that I have had to learn to get used to over the years. It's not something that I used to enjoy. In fact … [Read more...] about How to be comfortable with change?
It seems like only yesterday that I was following my dream and studying the violin at the Royal Academy of Music. I can still see myself in the practice room on the top floor, looking out over London, going through some scales for the hundredth time! Sometimes I would spend 6 hours a day striving to be my best, relentlessly trying to improve my … [Read more...] about Beginning Anew