Exercises for Mindfulness
May15

Exercises for Mindfulness

All muscles need exercise. Even those that exist all up there in our brains! As we have established in previous posts this month, mindfulness is all about bringing ourselves into the now. It can be easy in a world full of distractions to have our minds in every place but the present moment. Babies are prime examples of living in the now (loving the heck out of crib-mobiles and wondering where we go when we play peek-a-boo) because...

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Incorporating Mindfulness into your life
May08

Incorporating Mindfulness into your life

Mindfulness doesn’t have to be difficult. You should be able to fit a little bit of practice into your day regardless of how busy you are. It mostly requires you to mentally make time for it. Got an excuse filled brain? Set reminders on your phone to create time your mindfulness practice.The following tips on how to be a little more mindful should be able to slot into your schedule with ease. Select a mindful practice for the time of...

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Mindful In May: Join The Team
May01

Mindful In May: Join The Team

Train your brain and change the world. It’s that time of year again! Each May (last year excluded because the program wasn’t happening) Sustainability in Style gets a little bit obsessed with mindfulness. Why? Good question. It’s because May is the month for meditation, mindfulness and giving. Mindful in May is a one month, online meditation training program that teaches science based mindfulness meditation tools to...

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A Very Mindful Christmas
Dec08

A Very Mindful Christmas

Taming the holiday spirt. Let’s face it December can be tough work even for the most festive of folk. It’s the time of year where all the deadlines loom. School wraps up for the holiday season, the weather is at a bit of a peak changing point, and suddenly everyone has the urge to catch up all at the same time. If you happen to work in the service or holiday industry it’s likely that you are gearing up (or already...

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A Virgos guide to life for the over-scheduled
Nov19

A Virgos guide to life for the over-scheduled

 How I stay organised and never miss a deadline. Let me start with a general disclaimer. This post should be consumed with an awareness that no one anywhere has their shit 100% sorted. We all have areas that need improving and sometimes those areas are so large they are pretty much cover everything. At different stages in life we have different levels of commitments and some are more demanding than others. Although I have no kids (nor...

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Get Up and YogaGlo
Oct19

Get Up and YogaGlo

Info for Yogis and wannabe yogis alike! Taking a break from our regular program of all things style and sustainability related to talk yoga. Why? Because I’m a total yoga-a-holic and I felt like sharing. I’m off to Wanderlust Sunshine Coast tomorrow with the Peppermint Magazine crew to talk all things Peppermint with the Wanderlust attendees while squeezing in some yummy yoga breaks in between. While it’s all well...

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Insta-Worth Motivational Quotes
Sep07

Insta-Worth Motivational Quotes

Sometimes being positive is hard work. The news feeds us all sorts of doom and gloom on  daily basis and sometimes it can be a challenge to stay motivated and happy. If you are eco minded it can be even more challenging to stay positive as we are hearing an increasing number of facts about the negative impact that our  actions of past are having now, and are expected to have in the future. While it’s important to be aware of...

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Getting Back To Nature.
Jul11

Getting Back To Nature.

So many worries and so little time! In a world where we spend hours in front of screens or behind the wheel (wearing out sets of tyres), caring for other, and working around the clock we can sometimes become a little lofty and stressed. This lofty feeling can result in illness, brain chatter (those thoughts that keep you awake all night), brain fog, depression, and unhealthy addiction. Retail therapy is just one example of how we...

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Recent Developments in My Relationship.
Feb23

Recent Developments in My Relationship.

My Relationship with Yoga. Had you for a moment there right? You thought there might be a divorce announcement? Didn’t ya’? Fortunately the relationship under the microscope is a longer standing and more roller-coster-esque one than my relationship between my significant other. Yoga practise and me. We have been together for more than ten years now and while there are times that we haven’t been as close as we would...

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Dive In or Slow and Steady? Refections on Moving Forward
Feb09

Dive In or Slow and Steady? Refections on Moving Forward

Sometimes in life we have those moments where we have to test new waters. Some of us run up and dive right in. Excited by the experience, living in the moment, and not thinking too much about the consequences of our actions. These risk takers are the ones that many of us look up to. Those enigmatic and exciting people who seem to dance their way through life without a care in the world. They are the kind of people each of us in some...

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