So much of our energy is spent through the use of our eyes – reading, observing, watching one or other of the many screens that we are inevitably exposed to today ( like now ; ) Just simply closing the eyes is not alone to block out this external cacophony of stimulation – it is … More A sight for sore eyes !
First published in Active Retirement Annual, 2018.Written by Sharon Ní Chuilibín, Following twenty two years of research, Dr. Batmanghalij discovered a very important and very simple insight: Water is the key to life and dehydration is a fundamental factor in the cause of disease and unhealth. So simple. So important. So vital. Are you drinking … More Are you drinking enough water?
My own yoga journey commenced in 1999 as a Student, not a Teacher, when I was on the brink of having to have major back surgery as a result of disc and trapped nerve problems caused by a bad fall while playing squash. The chances of a successful outcome were not good and, as … More A Teacher’s Story with John Maguire
with Emer Duffy MSc, Yoga Therapist. The Irish Osteoporosis Society recommends ‘30 minutes weight-bearing exercise a day, both for your bones and overall health’. Yoga can certainly contribute to this quota. Weight bearing exercises are prioritised as they stimulate bone formation. Learn more with yoga therapist, Emer Duffy. Our bodies are always … More Lengthen and Strengthen your Bones with Yoga
Sometimes life throws us unexpected events. One such shock can be that of sudden illness. At these times, when our bodies may have called ‘halt’ to our busy day to day lives – forcing us to lie down, to be still – perhaps against our will : we may stare mortality in the face. If … More Coping
Jivan Joti Kaur on Ageing and Chronic Illness Jivan Joti Kaur holds a pHd in Counseling and Psychology and is the author of three books. She is also a teacher of Kundalini yoga and meditation which she has been teaching since 1971. She has described her journey with Kundalini Yoga in this way “I have … More Ageing: Acknowledging Grief
by Emer Duffy Mind body exercises such as Yoga have been demonstrated to be an effective holistic, side effect free method to maintain wellbeing. The practice of Yoga and Meditation has boomed over the past decade with people of all ages and walks of life are reaping the benefits. Along with this boom in practice … More Yoga of the Life Force
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