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Peace With Darkness

I woke up remembering that darkness will always be here and that it’s not my role to judge it. I woke up remembering that my role is to hope, to dream, to hold the vision that we can, and we will create the world we hope to leave for the next generation. I woke up...

Dinacharya- daily routine

For many of us, this is a very challenging uncertain time, but the good news is that nature can provide us with a sense of stability- the sun will always rise and set, and the spring will always come after the dark winter days.By creating a...

4 Ways To Hack Your Nervous System

We all know that when our nervous system is overwhelmed, we find it hard to concentrate, feel inspired, and sleep well.  I recently learned that nerves directly interact with immune cells. Learning ways to regulate your nervous system can boost your...

4 Simple Ways to Support your Mental Health

In July I gave a talk about holistic approaches to mental health to a group of psychiatrists at London’s Chelsea and Westminster hospital, according to the four foundations of rejuvenation. I feel that it's relevant now as we emerge out of collective trauma after the...

Mugwort is calling

The mother of dreams is calling you dreamers; find her. Mugwort (Artemisia) is anti-fungal; it can heal inflammation in the digestive system, support fat assimilation, calm the nervous system and release the untamed parts of us. It’s been used in many cultures for...

Be the best lover

I’ve been celebrating 47 turns around the sun dancing, writing, surrounded by beautiful, inspiring, wacky people, incredible food and art in gorgeous Tuscany 🌻Finally, I can say that I have become my dream loverand I wish to share a few things I’ve learned on...

Summer Self-Love Diet

Do you find the term 'beach body' irritating? If you have a body and you are on the beach, then it’s a beach body.There is a lot of pressure to look like what our society calls ‘models of beauty’. However, this is basically the not fully developed body of an average...

In Between Seasons

We are now at the Rutu Sandhi, or in-between seasons. In the northern hemisphere, it is on the Summer solstice, June 21st that we are transitioning from spring to summer. Nature has patience and we too benefit from gradual, gentle changes rather than sudden ones,...

What’s the Purpose of the Practices

Someone recently introduced me as a spiritual teacher. I really didn’t feel comfortable with that and without thinking, I said, ‘Yes, if spirituality is about disrupting the status quo'.  So, here are a few things that came from contemplating the purpose of...

Four Core Values to Enhance Our Wellbeing

If we want to find true wellbeing, our values must match our actions, we don’t have to do it perfectly, but that’s the commitment. At the core of my work, I follow the four foundations of Dharma (read this blog, it’s not the kind of dharma you think). Nourish We...