Many of us need to slow down and find a better balance between yin and yang but is there such a thing as doing too much yin yoga? There's an easy to that one: yes! We can do too much of pretty much anything that is recommended to us as good or healthy. And sometimes, … Continue reading Can you do too much yin yoga?
Like meditation, yin yoga tends to be viewed as something that is supposed to help us relax. But is that what always happens when we practise? And if not, does that mean we are doing something wrong? I'm going to explain why yin yoga can be both a form of relaxation as well as anything … Continue reading Is yin yoga relaxing?
My first migraine episode in many months was a helpful reminder of why I came to this practice in the first place. The "attack" phase of migraine is horrible but it's the "hangover" postdromal part that is often overlooked. Each time my episodes start, I know that is me done for around a week. Done … Continue reading Can yin yoga help with migraine?
So you've come across the term "highly sensitive person" or HSP and feel this may help to understand your needs. You've noticed that you are emotionally sensitive on the inside, yet present as calm in all situations. You've noticed how easy it is to feel physically and emotionally dysregulated with sounds and smells that don't … Continue reading Why highly sensitive people may benefit from yin yoga
Did you really do nothing today or did you do loads of housework, provide emotional and/or practical support for your friends, partner or family, make the dinner and ensure everyone around you had everything they needed only to discount all of that because you didn't run a 5k? Once you have ruled out any medical … Continue reading Why am I so exhausted when I have hardly done anything?
Private yoga sessions can be expensive. So expensive that many yoga teachers will say they can't afford the kind of services they offer. So why is it so expensive and is it worth the investment? I'm going to provide my honest opinion as a response to these questions and I hope this allows you to … Continue reading Why private yoga sessions may be a good investment for highly sensitive people.
What if you started treating your energy as money in your bank account or battery charge on your phone? Everyone has different bank balances and different levels of expenditure on essential, non-essential, meaningful and meaningless purchases. We also have different phones or at least purchased them at different times and use them in at least … Continue reading How to manage your energy as a highly sensitive introvert
Lots of introverts are shy and possibly socially anxious but you can also be shy and socially anxious as an extrovert. Contrary to popular belief, being an introvert doesn't always mean you don't like being around other people. It can sometimes be more helpful to think of the introversion-extroversion spectrum as more about how much … Continue reading Are introverts more likely to burnout?
I work with a lot of people who face incredible amounts of pressure at work and/or home, and I really wish I could fix those unfair circumstances for them but I can't. What I can support people with is developing an understanding of how their lifestyle and personality interact with those challenging circumstances in a … Continue reading What’s personality got to do with burnout?