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When you start small, everything begins to add up. I used to not consider a yoga practice particularly worthwhile unless I got a full hour, MINIMUM. In my training we were doing around 5 hours a day, and when I lived and taught in India, I continued to practice for about 2 hours – plus […]

March 3, 2021

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We may need to live and work online, but let’s see how we can still put our health first… While January is (finally) over, the end of the pandemic doesn’t seem in sight just yet. As we wait for vaccines to work and the world to open up again, we continue to live our weird, […]

February 1, 2021

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Global pandemic aside, this is the time of year when we start thinking about our physical health. We give up smoking or drinking, commit to daily exercise, Google B12 injections, panic buy vitamins and contemplate a juice cleanse. January is synonymous with a natural urge to improve our body’s strength, immunity and resilience, even when we’re not […]

January 20, 2021

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Wow 2020 has been a year! So much change and uncertainty; so many of our freedoms (and with them, hopes and dreams) taken away or put on hold. So where do we go from here? How do we move forward? For me, when I’m feeling lost and uncertain – as I have done multiple times […]

December 24, 2020

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A regular meditation practice can help ease the symptoms of anxiety, a condition that, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, affects an estimated 40 million adults in the U.S. Anxiety is a part of our body’s natural response to stress—a cognitive state connected to an inability to regulate emotions. When we meditate, we counter the stress response, […]

June 16, 2020

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With more than 4,000 apps out there promising to improve our mental wellbeing, even self-help can feel overwhelming. Vogue looks at the pros and cons of smartphone therapy. When it comes to self-care, prevailing counsel says put your phone away – but what if technology can actually help? After Alexis (25) was diagnosed with severe depression and […]

June 16, 2020

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Whether it’s professional or personal, we all experience rejection at some point in our lives and it can take a long time – months, or even years – to recover. Vogue provides advice to help expedite the bouncing back process… Marilyn Monroe was told by modelling agencies she’d have more luck as a secretary; Michael […]

June 16, 2020

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With the dos and don’ts of exercise and diet (my personal advice: do the former, don’t do the latter) pretty well covered, there’s been a shift in focus of late towards the final pillar in the Western world’s trinity of everyday-activities-we-need-to-relearn-for-better-wellbeing: Sleep. As adults, we appreciate of course, that sleep is good for us. We […]

June 16, 2020