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 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 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 12 – Mindfulness – Folding Washing

My washing basket is like Mary Poppin’s handbag – the contents within it are never ending. Once a load is washed it often sits in a heap along with previous loads for an extended period of time (if I’m honest … Continue reading

Quiet Quest Day 10. ‘Quiet’ Vinyasa Flow

A recent walk up a not so steep incline left me feeling breathless and gasping for air the other day and I realised I may need to park the relaxation-like yoga styles that I love so much in favour for … 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 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