16th March 2020 – The world is in a panic. In the past few days countries have been locked down, events are cancelled, schools are closed, the sports world has ground to a halt, and toilet paper is flying off the shelves. What’s happening? Coronaphobia! Now I’m not saying that the Coronavirus isn’t a worldwide…

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When someone asks you how you are… have you ever replied with “I am so busy”? In the past, I know I have. It’s just become the norm, right? Everyone talks about how busy they are – almost as though the busier you are, the more productive, successful & effective you think you will be.…

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Where are you on the Burnout to Bliss Barometer scale?

Have you ever been totally wiped out that you couldn’t get out of bed? Have you ever had such extreme chronic fatigue that just by standing up you feel like you are going to faint from exhaustion? The depression that comes with suffering from burnout is debilitating. Never mind the possibility of getting chronic illnesses…

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It’s still… It’s quiet… It’s dark… Today is a day of reflection, of self-introspection and of giving thanks. It’s a day of silence, fasting and meditation. Today is a day of no lights, no activity, and thankfully… no scooters! It’s Nyepi – the celebration of Balinese New Year. The Balinese celebrate their New Year very…

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I felt like I had been punched in the stomach by the Universe! You know that feeling? That feeling of being knocked sideways. ‘Why does Life feel so hard’? That feeling when nothing seems to flow, and you feel like you are stuck – trudging through mud – because you are off your path and…

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Burnout can manifest in various ways. It is different for everyone. Some people land up with stomach ulcers, depression, even autoimmune disease, but in the end, we all have something in common. We are depleted, and we have no energy left in our batteries. We have burnt the candle at all ends (whether physically, mentally…

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It’s the end of one year and the start of another — the perfect time for New Year Resolutions, to set some goals for the year ahead and plan on being the healthiest, fittest, happiest and best version of yourself. Sounds like a great idea, right? Wrong! In this blog I explain why setting New…

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I have been there. I have suffered burnout and been to rock bottom. I have seen and felt the results of what happens when we push ourselves too far, and when we are in a place of constant stress – whether mental, emotional or physical. I WAS THE BURNED-OUT YOGI This is my story… In…

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How to follow the sun but live by the moon Following your sun but living by the moon is essentially about living a balanced life. This means that you need the sun and the moon. When you are in balance, you can’t have one without the other. When we are out of balance though, we…

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