Imagine having to walk four hours to get safe, clean water. That’s the reality for thousands of children in East Africa. Together, we can help them!
Listen to A.J. Jacobs on the Moth podcast, describing his experience with sexual objectification. Beneath the layers of humour, he explains what he learnt about societal expectations for women.
Sonder: The realisation that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own. Everyone has a story.
Here's a fun Christmas yoga sequence... Meet the happy elf and the lazy elf, stack Christmas gifts, then take a sleigh ride with downward-facing reindeer! This festive yoga flow sequence can be used as an energetic warmup, or take your time for a slow flow.
As I hit the 5,000 word mark in my novel, I’m thinking about what got me to this point: Encouragement. Once again I’ve immersed myself in something where I have NO idea where I’m going, NO idea how to get there, and probably NO business even going there. And, I’m loving it.
Here are nine small eco-conscious behavioural changes I’ve made in my world over the last few years, as a minor contribution to the health of the greater world. These aren’t revolutionary new ideas, just some small commitments to regular habits. Let’s share ideas and support each other to make small, conscientious changes.
What is it that we fear about being wrong? Momentary embarrassment? Inadequacy? Perceived lack of competency? Distrust in our abilities? Vulnerability and receptivity are the seeds of opportunity to explore, develop, innovate and contribute.
Another magical morning of yoga and breakfast with Yoga & Social. This was such a beautiful setting amongst the trees at Brick & Vines cafe, Morris &James Matakana. What a way to kick off Auckland Anniversary weekend!
Charlie Chaplin's speech at the end of The Great Dictator is as meaningful now as it was in 1940. Chaplin is commonly recognised for his humorous silent performances – silly walks and hat tricks – but this is a voice to remember.
Sun shining, waves crashing, gorgeous view and wonderful company. Moving, stretching, strengthening and balancing... connecting with breath... blissful. Nothing quite compares to being at one with nature!
2016 has been a significant year, with events that have had a global impact and shaped our future. Take time out to look beyond the mayhem, disappointment, anger and confusion. Seek the good in the world, celebrate the wins, connect with kindness, and make time to play!
In 2014 I explored yoga poses in ordinary and extraordinary places. 2016 was about "creatively defy gravity". Here is 'Imagination Levitation' – 100 photos of dedication, exploration, joy, perseverance, laughter and bruises.