Give Your Nervous System a Break

Since 2012, a big part of my work has included psychoeducation and helping people retrain their nervous systems and rewire their brains (with practice) using yoga, meditation and other mind body practices. Long before that, I was working with the mind and energy work (counselling, coaching, working with crystals and…

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There Are So Many Ways to Meditate

What works for you? The picture I took doesn’t do Rainbow MagnifiCat justice (few do) so am using this artist’s interpretation (by the fantabulous Caroline Chapple). Still, I did my whole Metta meditation holding Rainbow’s paws this morning. I used to meditate on my yoga mat, spine as straight as…

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Somatic Self Care Coaching for Stress and Anxiety

Strong movement is one of my favourite self care tools for stress and anxiety. It’s way up there with pranayama breath practices that calm the nervous system and compassionate self-talk that soothes the amygdala 80% of the signals that go via the vagus (10th cranial nerve that’s known as the…

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Wellbeing Wednesday: How a Simple Breath Practice Can Aid Everything from Calm and Relaxation to Sleep and More

I love this simple breath practice. I teach this simple practice in all my yoga classes (READ MORE…) and to many clients (READ MORE…) and loved ones who sometimes wish I’d stop encouraging them to do their calming breath 🙂 I know how they feel. And I also know that…

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