Quiet Quest Day 31 – Final Reflection

Over the last couple of years, and particularly the last 5 months while completing the Yoga Teacher Training at Sukha Mukha Yoga in Bronte, I have learnt that yoga is so much more than stretching your hamstrings in downward facing dog … Continue reading

Quiet Quest Day 24. Another Tea Meditation

Don’t be fooled by this cute little face. Given she is currently torturing me in the form of sleep deprivation – this picture here is probably a better representation – Given that little princess here has wanted to sing, dance, … Continue reading

Quiet Quest Day 19 – Hip Opening Yoga Sequence

If there is one thing that stirs up anger, frustration and rage in me – it is a hip opening yoga sequence. The physical benefits of hip openers are many  – relief of sciatic pain, massage of the reproductive system, … Continue reading

Quiet Quest Day 18 – Declutter

‘Outer order contributes to inner calm’ – Gretchen Rubin. This statement could explain why I feel a sense of hysteria come over me every time I open a drawer, wardrobe or the door to my sunroom in my home. All … Continue reading

Quiet Quest Day 17 – Meditation and Reflection

“This knowledge is the king of education, the most secret of all secrets. It is the purest knowledge, and because it gives direct perception of the self by realisation it is the perfection of philosophy. It is everlasting and it … Continue reading

Quiet Quest – Day 13 – Focused Reading

  I LOVE books and together with my yoga practice they are my version of an anti-depressant. I would happily spend my days and nights reading if given the chance. Most of us that follow the various wellness blogs (my … Continue reading

Quiet Quest Day 11 – ‘Quiet’ Vinyasa Flow Round 2

I’ve been stuck sitting behind a computer or in meetings for most of the day so have decided that I’m going to do another silent vinyasa practice today. I need to move some of that stagnant energy and get some … Continue reading

Quiet Quest Day 9 – Tea Meditation

My husband considers himself a bit of a tech geek and loves new technology. Our home is filled with various devices and gadgets and their corresponding cords and chargers. So it was no surprise when he came home with a … Continue reading

Quiet Quest – Day 7. Restorative Yoga

Nothing makes my heart sing more than watching my children play happily together on the beach. But to be completely honest, beach days pre-children were probably a little bit more relaxing. They didn’t involve endless trips to the shore to … Continue reading

Quiet Quest – Day 6. Meditation

It took me a very long time to get on board with meditation. Besides not being able to sit alone with myself for a any long period of time without feeling panicky or anxious, I had some pre-conceived ideas about … Continue reading

Quiet Quest – Day 1. Journaling

5:15am: Wake up to the sound of the alarm. I use my iPhone as an alarm clock so was immediately tempted to start my usual morning ritual of checking my emails, Facebook and the news.  As most of my Quiet … Continue reading