Nature as Fuel for Our Well Being

If you haven’t been feeling like yourself, you might need to get outside. In the modern world, we are all too often surrounded by four walls, and they are often made of concrete. The air we breathe is usually recycled by a heating and cooling system. Humans need to have time outside, where we can […]

How Meditation Reduces Stress and Anxiety

Introduction Why is meditation effective?  When you meditate, you are able to focus entirely on the present moment because you cease from thinking about your personal worries, anxieties, work deadlines, and daily tasks. During meditation, you are able to silence your mental clatter. This leads to a state of complete relaxation of not only your […]

Are Your Asanas Creating Tension?

While it is necessary to have some tension in our body so that we are not just a floppy bag of bones with no support, too much tension can negatively affect our health and well being.  Everyone has tension to varying degrees but overt tension can affect the free movement of our joints, the distribution […]

Mother of Millions

 I walked along the bike track through the local bush-land reserve.  At the entrance there was an official sign saying a local bush preservation group maintained the area, and prohibiting dumping of plant waste, or removal of plant material from the area, as well as requesting local households to consider growing native species and warning […]