Apparently this is a highly beneficial thing to do; for all of us.
How often do we do it though? Sometimes stepping outside of our comfort zone feels like pulling teeth and not anything we look forward to.
Though anytime that you have tried something new, how good did it feel?
This could not be more true than when speaking of health and wellbeing.
Mum and Daughter, in our new exciting partnership with Fitness First were encouraged this month to do exactly that. Following on from my recent precious bodies post I thought this would be a wonderful opportunity to try something new, on the path to taking better care of my body…
Enter – Pilates Reformer. Read more
Even in something as simple as presence, the power that we as people hold is astounding. That is both presence with others and with ourselves.
In fact it can be the best asset we possess in this universe.
Simply being, full of love and gratitude, next to and around others, holds immense value. I have never been more aware of this as I am now. How all facets of life can benefit from this same value and how underrated it is for most of us.
Currently in Melbourne and sitting with my beloved Nanu (grandmother) each day is an awesome experience.
To see her, to be with her and to be fortunate enough to have her in my life is something I am very grateful for. Although sadly now at the end of her life, being with her; reading to her, laughing and remembering all the memories that we have together, holding her hand and stroking her hair; is a lesson in so many ways. Read more
“I’ve stopped weight training as my shoulder, neck and wrist are killing me day and night.”
No matter your age, have you said words like this before? Felt injured, consistently sore and aching?
This particular line was recently spoken to me by a dear friend who is in her mid 60′s; a fit and healthy woman who is a constant fixture at the gym as well as an enthusiastic cyclist most days.
She oozes both energy and positivity and it is rare to hear her complain about anything let alone muscle and joint pain. As a sufferer of this pain myself, I know what exactly what it feels like.
Just as Nadia wrote about several weeks ago, our bodies are precious.
In my case, it wasn’t until my 40′s that I realised both knees and hips were not quite right, nor my lower back.
With the continued pounding I had subjected my body to over the years, it came as no surprise to physiotherapists and chiropractors alike, that I was now a fully fledged victim of the condition we know as osteoarthritis.
Once the diagnosis was fully comprehended, the frustration and disappointment dealt with, I proceeded to change my training outlook. To not resent, though to work with what I had. Read more