Wet salty hair pulled back in a loose bun, red eyes, sun kissed skin, soggy salty butts and sandy feet. WELCOME TO Bingin/ Padang Padang / Uluwatu! The mood - it’s slow subtle and open - breezy and light. It’s the place you ride your scooter before the sun rises with only your surf board in tow. The choice of what to wear no long exist within your morning routine, you simply slip into your swimmers and oversized lazy shirt - shoes optional. The surfing is of course the main draw here, with a glorious stretch of 5 miles that contains more quality waves than anywhere else on the planet.Read More
Imagine putting everything you have - your hopes, dreams, finances, your family, everything - into following your heart, living big, starting your own business and drifting of course - only to watch it crash and burn. This thought did occasionally (and sometimes still does) get the better of me.Read More
In life we may go through many things: loss, heartbreak, betrayal - a wide array of emotional hurts. Over time, these experiences cause us to put up little walls around our hearts to avoid getting hurt, so we may slowly begin to close off, adding layer upon layer over our vulnerable hearts. The heart space may then become closed.Read More
Releasing emotional blockages through therapeutic Yoga Nidra. The root cause of all emotional issues lies in the subconscious mind. One of the most effective and fastest ways to access the subconscious mind is through Yoga Nidra.Read More
During nose breathing all three lobes of the lungs are used to breathe rather than just the upper two. The lower lobes of the lungs have more parasympathetic, calming and repairing nerve receptors!Read More
The world is a lot nosier now and a lot faster - we want a life for the kids that is slower, where they can give and experience love. Love and speed are a bit incompatible. This choice supports and nourishes the slowing down and the strong impression of love.Read More
The human circulatory system is made up of spongy arteries and veins that carry our blood supply (and oxygen) to every tissue. Arteries carry red, oxygen rich blood away from the heart and lungs while blue-tinged veins carry it back. This vast and complex network of vessels would extend more than 100 000 miles long for an adult, if they were lined up end to end, they would circle the equator four times!Read More
I am standing exposed in my swimmers with only a towel wrapped around me at the edge of an ice bath surrounded by a crowd of strangers. My heart is pounding, goose bumps upon my skin and the sound hitting my ear is hollow. Anticipation is high, energy is soaring, thoughts are roaring and my resistance is strong whilst my worry is rising.Read More
I am standing exposed in my swimmers with only a towel wrapped around me at the edge of an ice bath surrounded by a crowd of strangers.
My heart is pounding, goose bumps upon my skin and the sound hitting my ear is hollow.Read More
In an ideal world we would still be moving just as much today as you did growing up. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have this time or freedom in our life and as a result accompanied by a lack of dietary information and change in living habits our bodies evolution has stopped and even reversed.Read More
DR IAN MCGILCHRIST discusses the hemispheres and their different “personalities,” and then shows a sweeping dissertation on the history of Western civilization as seen from the context of the divided brain.Read More
Too often the inclination in our society is for people to be separated from each other, to be cut off from the great mass of humanity, and in doing so we become dehumanized a little bit more with each step.
But, I’ve learned from my experiences that helping others is almost impossible to achieve if you are going through turbulence in your own life. So the first step of CIRCLES philosophy is to put your oxygen mask on first!Read More