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.

Current category: Meditation

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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The Importance of Savasana

Monday 8th December 2014, 8:00am
The Importance of Savasana

I find peoples' reaction to Savasana very interesting. Some people absolutely love it; in fact lots of people wish the whole 75 minutes of class was Savasana! Others are not so keen, some of the reasons are; they are scared they will fall asleep and snore or t...

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10 Reasons to Meditate

Monday 3rd November 2014, 2:00pm
10 Reasons to Meditate

Most people know that meditation is relaxing, it calms the mind providing us with a sense of peace. We also might have a suspicion that it does more than that for us, but we don't quite know what. There are a multitude of both direct and indirect benefits from...

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5 Tips To Help You Begin A Meditation Practice

Wednesday 17th September 2014, 8:00am
5 Tips To Help You Begin A Meditation Practice

For a lot of us meditation is something that we know we probably should be doing...but let's be honest it ends up in the category of 'too hard'. This blog is all about taking away barriers that may be stopping you from taking up a meditation practice. We will...

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Learn Ujjayi Pranayama - The Victorious Breath

Monday 25th August 2014, 1:32pm
Learn Ujjayi Pranayama - The Victorious Breath

Have you ever wondered why we practice the Ujjayi breath in our yoga class? Well wonder no more, this blog is all about the Ujjayi breath. It has some great tips on how to find yours, and also lets you know all about the benefits of practicing this breath in...

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Why Everyone Should Meditate

Monday 7th July 2014, 12:00am
Why Everyone Should Meditate

During most of our waking lives, our minds are engaged in a continuous internal dialogue in which the meaning and emotional associations of one thought trigger the next. We hear a snippet of music and suddenly we're thinking about the first time we heard that...

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Meditation: The Secret to a Good Night's Sleep

Wednesday 14th November 2012, 11:30am
Meditation: The Secret to a Good Night's Sleep

When was the last time you turned off the TV, laptop, the I's (iPhone, iPod and iPad) and the kids and just sat in silence and took a few deep breaths? For the most part dedicating time out of our day to sit in stillness and breathe is not what you might call...

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