Recently I have been trying to help my 6-year-old son get through a difficult time in school. It’s his first year in school (after kindergarten) and he been adjusting to many changes. Mostly he takes it in his stride but one of his teachers is very strict, loud and in his words, “scary”. Twice … Read more about Why emotional resilience is a secret superpower
"Yoga is a process of complete personality transformation to realise the stable and lasting state of Inner Peace" Sri Prasad Rangnekar This is a quote from my teacher and I think it gives insight on how the various yoga practices can help those suffering from addiction and also family and friends … Read more about How Yoga can Help in Addiction Recovery
Active recovery from addiction requires a lot of retraining with new habits, routines and regimes to break with old negative habits. There’s a variety of reasons for this. Having a structured day helps those in recovery feel organised and productive and this, in turn, creates a sense of … Read more about Why Exercise, Meditation & Yoga Enhances Recovery from Addiction
Many sufferers of Addiction find themselves hopeless, helpless and unsure of what to do. The nature of the disease means that highly intelligent people make illogical and irrational decisions when it comes to their addiction. This can lead to anger, frustration, confusion and shame. Often … Read more about Taking the First Step to Recovery
The 12 Steps is a practical program designed to help those suffering from addiction in achieving sobriety and was written by a founding father of AA. One of the more common misconceptions of AA is that it is a religious cult and whilst its origins are in religious organizations its evolution was … Read more about The 12 Steps: a Spiritual Journey or a Religious Cult?
Mindfulness…. For many people starting on the path of recovery it can be difficult to define the concept of mindfulness. But simply speaking mindfulness is the basic human ability to be aware and in the present. To be aware means to focus on what is happening in the moment (where we are … Read more about Can mindfulness help with recovery?