5 Life Hacks to Beat the Blues

5 Life Hacks to Beat the Blues

When you’re feeling blue, try Esther’s personal tips for boosting your mood   We all know those moments or days, when we just feel off kilter. Of course nobody enjoys these times. Our reaction can vary between one of acceptance, knowing this too shall...
5-Step Restorative Bedtime Routine

5-Step Restorative Bedtime Routine

If you struggle with getting to sleep then try my 5 top tips for getting a good night’s rest   1) Turn off ALL electronic devices (Yes, that includes your mobile phone!) Switch off your television, computers and any other mobile devices at least an hour before...
Self-Help Advice for Difficult Times

Self-Help Advice for Difficult Times

During our lives, it’s inevitable that we will experience suffering at some point. Here, I share my insight into how we can work with the mind to enable us to move beyond the stories we create around our suffering.   The first of the four noble truths of Buddhism...
What Is Yoga?

What Is Yoga?

What is Yoga? It’s a big question and one that I can answer only from my own perspective.   For many people, Yoga is thought of as a class you go to that lasts an hour, or an hour and a half, in which you perform postures (asanas). It is supposed to make...
Dealing with the Pain of Grief

Dealing with the Pain of Grief

Although hard to hear and believe when you are in the midst of it, pain has the potential to make you grow to the heights of your ability. However, to do this, you have to go through the grief or pain.   The poem below talks about the rigour required to carry on...
Yoga and Truth

Yoga and Truth

Sometimes when it’s late at night, you find the peace and quiet to tap into your creativity, to connect some dots. To have a moment to rethink life. To think about what is important right now.   Connection with existence To me what is important — and I hope...