If you are someone who finds it easy to extend love and kindness to those around you, but aren't so good at giving this positive attention to yourself, then you are not alone! It can often feel so effortless to nurture those we love, whilst self-love can be much harder to understand and make the time for.
If you are already dreaming of peace and quiet this festive season then finding ways to take this time to yourself is okay and important! There are so many reasons why this time of year can become stressful and there's…
Being able to find moments of true peace within the often busy and stressful lives that many of us lead is so important for our well-being.
You may have already seen that this year at Mapperton House and Gardens we will be hosting our first ever lifestyle fair – Eat Well, Live Well!
Yoga has many fantastic uses and benefits, not least of all helping you to relax! And, let's be honest, who among us couldn't do with a little bit more (or a lot more!) relaxation in their lives!?
Making meditation a regular feature in your life is a fantastic way to increase your awareness of your own thoughts, as well as to find balance and enhance feelings of peace and well-being. In addition to this, it is also known that meditation can be an amazing tool for improving your quality of sleep!
Yoga Nidra is certainly not a new concept, and has been practised alongside yoga itself since the birth of this ancient practice. Although it has been around for just as long, Yoga Nidra is a component of yoga that is currently experiencing a surge in popularity. Given the countless benefits to the body, mind and soul that Yoga Nidra provides, this can only be a good thing!
As a wife, mother of four, and someone who works full time, I can totally understand the feeling of not having enough hours in the day! We are all leading super busy lives, and with so much to do, it can often feel impossible to find the time that we need to focus on ourselves. However, I'm here to tell you that making time for yoga can go a long way to helping you strike a balance and combat the stress that goes hand in hand with modern day living.
One of the most important aspects of a successful yoga practice is how well you are able to breathe in sync as your move your body through the poses. Breathing is essential for all living things and is an incredible…