Life after a Silent Meditation Retreat: How to Ease back into daily life – Part 3/3

Transitioning back into normal life can be a bit bumpy after a Silent Retreat. Here are my Tips to support you… Long periods of silence, the easy set routine, no daily chores like cooking/cleaning/washing, and time for yourself each day. Many retreats support this transition with a shared last meal or a sharing circle, where 

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Preparing for a Silent Meditation Retreat: Tips for you – Part 2/3

Entering into a retreat environment, in particular a Silent Meditation Retreat away from your day-to-day luxuries, with no verbal or other communication is very different to spending the weekend at home alone. (although can be amazing too!) So here are my handy tips to consider in preparation for and to allow for a smoother transition to 

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Silent Meditation Retreat: Why you should consider one – Part 1/3

The below reasons have helped me to decide about when and why to embark on a Silent Retreat: Surrender Detachment: I find it’s often best to go into a Retreat/Course – (when you have the purpose of deep personal development) – to completely surrender to the content, the format and the people involved. It’s not 

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Creating ease within your body- part 2 of 2

Following on from last Month…. Time for reflection But ultimately these are just stepping stones to understanding ourselves a little more. If we can take the time for quiet reflection, and observation then we can truly start to understand more about creating ease within our bodies, doing what feels authentic and right.  What feels in 

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Creating ease within your body – part 1 of 2

Throughout out lives we are performing various roles, (child, parent, employee, manager, friend etc.) and to create greater ease and harmony within our own bodies we need to go deeper into our true self. To discover if are being true to ourselves in these roles and daily choices, we need to delve deeper into what 

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Obstacles in our Path to greatness

When faced with questions over the years, the Hatha Yoga Pradipika has been an excellent resource to help answer some of those questions for me and in the process also raise a few questions for further contemplation, these are a few: Using the Power for Good (Chapter 1, Verse 2) “Your body shape is changing” 

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