“In nature, nothing exists alone.”
— Rachel Carson, 1962
Happy 49th Earth Day! I think we can all agree the Earth is worth celebrating- its gives us the air we breathe, the water we drink and the energy to live our best lives. But unfortunately Earth Day is not just a celebration of the joys of Mother Nature, it is a call for awareness and action.
Celebrated every year on Aprill 22, Earth Day is now observed in 192 countries, and coordinated by the non-profit Earth Day Network. According to the founder Dennis Hayes Earth Day is now “the largest secular holiday in the world, celebrated by more than a billion people every year.”
Earth day has achieved some pretty cool things: For the 40th anniversary of Earth Day in 2010, the network behind the celebration launched a campaign to plant one billion trees, a target that was achieved in 2012! This year though it is all about protecting our species.
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New to yoga? Here’s everything you need to know
Are you ready for your first yoga class? Feeling a bit nervous and excited at the same time? I promise you, it is normal to feel like this! We all have been there, its a little bit like the first day at school. I don’t know about you, but I always have loads of questions; where is the changing room, what class should I do, who will be my teacher??? It can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to. Let me take you around the Sadhana studio and hopefully answer all your questions.
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Sadhana: A Place for Space
Space is a term with lots of different meanings and uses. We exist in space, be it our place within the vast cosmology of the universe, or the office building, or tube carriage, in which you are reading this blog entry. We also speak of space as something to be created. On a day-to-day basis we create space in our schedules, and choose the spaces in which we live and breathe. Space is clearly something constant and very important to our existence, but how can we harness its powerful potential for positive effect?
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Finding the Meaning of Mindfulness
What does it mean to be ‘Mindful’? If you google ‘Mindfulness’, all related searches are for products or definitions. Continue scanning the page and you find endless apps, books and courses. And to top it off you can find multiple different definitions.
So, before you spend your whole month’s wages on gadgets you need to decide what it means to achieve this state of ‘being Mindful’. And as with everything, it is not a ‘one size fits all’.
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International Women’s Day at Sadhana
Today is International Women’s Day 2019! A day of hope, positivity and empowerment as women all around the world are celebrated. We took the opportunity to acknowledge and share the stories of women in our community that are inspiring and changing lives everyday.
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