Living Well Blog

Welcome to Living Well! A living, breathing health and wellbeing blog. Our purpose is to create interesting, informative and thought provoking blogs on all things yoga, meditation, health, happiness and wellbeing.

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5 Reasons to Cross Train with Yoga

Monday 7th September 2015, 12:00am
5 Reasons to Cross Train with Yoga

No matter what other type of fitness or training you are into, Yoga can help to improve your performance. On the flipside, your other passion(s) can enhance your Yoga practice. Let's take strength training as an example, on the surface they seem to be complete...

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How Yoga Helps With Anxiety

Monday 16th February 2015, 1:28pm
How Yoga Helps With Anxiety

A little bit of anxiety is normal, we've all had it at some point in life, exams, job interviews, speeches etc. However, some people suffer from persistent constant worry. In this situation the anxiety becomes overwhelming, sometimes even crippling, affecting...

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7 Tips for Better Sleep

Tuesday 3rd February 2015, 2:00pm
7 Tips for Better Sleep

If you don't get enough sleep it can take its toll on your physical health, your sex life, relationships and even your job. Sleep gives your body, mind and senses a chance to refresh and rejuvenate. In Ayurvedic Medicine, sleep is considered one of the 3 pill...

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5 Ways to Let Go & Find Happiness

Thursday 22nd January 2015, 8:00am
5 Ways to Let Go & Find Happiness

We all tend to hold onto things we do not need, whether it be material possessions, relationships or thoughts about ourselves. In yogic terms the practice of non-grasping/non-possessiveness is known as Aparigraha. Yoga philosophy teaches us to accept what we...

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New Year Detox - 5 Tips to Cleanse Your Life

Tuesday 6th January 2015, 8:32pm
New Year Detox - 5 Tips to Cleanse Your Life

It's a new year, which means it's time to hit the reset button, it's time for new beginnings. This week we're talking about cleansing, however, we're not talking about juice fasts and colonic cleanses! There are many toxins out there, in our food, in the air,...

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Karma Yoga - Selfless Giving is the Art of Living

Saturday 3rd January 2015, 1:00pm
Karma Yoga - Selfless Giving is the Art of Living

This week's blog is all about a form of yoga called Karma Yoga. Karma Yoga is the yoga of action, it's the path of selfless service to your fellow human beings. It's one of the 3 paths to enlightenment that is based on the teachings of an ancient Hindu text ca...

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Making Realistic New Years Resolutions

Friday 19th December 2014, 4:00pm
Making Realistic New Years Resolutions

Have you ever kept a New Year's Resolution? If so, do you know why you succeeded? If not, why do you think you couldn't stick to it? There are many reasons of course why we fail at making a lasting change. Things like, the goal was too big, or you didn't break...

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Making Healthier Xmas Choices

Thursday 11th December 2014, 9:00am
Making Healthier Xmas Choices

'Tis the season to be jolly. It's time to eat, drink, share time with loved ones, reflect on the year that was and welcome in a brand new one full of possibility. However, it can also be the time for overindulgence; too much rich food, too much alcohol and not...

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The Chakras - A Brief Overview

Friday 28th November 2014, 10:00am
The Chakras - A Brief Overview

Chakras are the energy centres in our body through which energy flows. The ancient Yogis in India described the energy systems that exist in our subtle bodies or energy fields.  The word Chakras is a Sanskrit word which means wheel. Chakras are colourful spin...

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How to Make Friends with Your Food

Thursday 20th November 2014, 9:00am
How to Make Friends with Your Food

Sometimes we just don't pay any attention to what we are putting in our bodies, or even worse, we see food as the enemy. We don't know about you, but we feel as though making good food choices has become increasingly difficult. There is so much information out...

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3 Ways to Change a Habit

Friday 14th November 2014, 4:00pm
3 Ways to Change a Habit

Humans are creatures that love habits, good or bad, they create a sense of security within us all. If we admit it or not, we tend to do things today that we have usually have done yesterday. From the moment we are born, we interact with the world around us. T...

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Doing What You Love is Good For Your Health

Monday 10th November 2014, 11:00am
Doing What You Love is Good For Your Health

'Do what you love for work and you'll never work a day in your life.' Sounds fabulous right? So why isn't everyone doing what they love as a career? There is not one simple answer, it might be too hard to make money from your passion, or you could be too scare...

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Manifesting Perfect Health

Monday 22nd September 2014, 1:54pm
Manifesting Perfect Health

If you've heard of the popular book 'The Secret' then chances are you know a little bit about the 'Law of Attraction'. It's a belief that like attracts like. Basically, if you think and believe in positive ways, you will bring positive things into your life...

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Spring Detox Your Life!

Monday 25th August 2014, 5:29pm
Spring Detox Your Life!

Well Yogis, Winter is over and Spring is here! Spring is the time for get up and DO, it is the perfect time to detox. There is always a lot of focus on detox diets, but what about getting rid of the toxins from your home, life and mind? This blog is about clea...

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