No Reward without Effort

My eldest, Alex, started high school this year. His house motto is ‘No Reward without Effort’.  It’s a quote from Horace, a Roman poet, ‘Palma Non Sine Pulvere’. literally meaning ‘no palms without dust’, translated from Latin  – has something to do with winners of chariot races. I love it. ‘No Reward without Effort’. We are using …

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Yoga for one

Have you ever floated out of your weekly yoga class and wished you could feel just as light, aligned, calm and energised every day? The benefits of practicing yoga regularly extend far beyond being able to set your own timetable. As a teacher, I’m often asked to design a home practice for a student, so they can reap the physical …

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Natural Beauty

Beauty is more than skin-deep; as are the products we use to beautify and nourish our skin which absorb them.  We are becoming increasingly aware of what we put into our bodies – acknowledging ‘we are what we eat’ – and we know eating and drinking processed products does absolutely nothing for good health and wellbeing.   But …

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Awareness Junkie

I sometimes feel like a newborn, learning anew from being ‘aware’. This is fairly new to me, being aware.  I’ve lived so much of my life on the edge; being too busy travelling, partying, working,  mothering, trying to get ahead and perhaps being a little too shallow.  Certainly not paying attention to things until too …

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