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Today I was not a yogi

Today I didn’t stand on my shoulders or head or hands. Today I wasn’t a warrior and didn’t fight anything. Today I wasn’t a beautiful bird of paradise or even a crow. Today I wasn’t even a goddess, oh no. Today our yoga was what we needed, a few deep breaths and a moment of […]

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Why Mothering Matters

It’s a book that’s most possibly been brewing in Maddie’s head for years. Her observant, poetic prose is very endearing to read and absorb. […]

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Why Birth Trauma Matters

It is written by someone who really understands the nature of birth trauma and can authoritatively talk about it. Yet the book doesn’t read like another dry discourse on trauma. […]

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Why Breastfeeding Grief and Trauma Matter.

Prof. Amy Brown has shown through her handling of the subject, that she is a light guiding us in this conversation. I love her authoritative tone and how she weaves in a much-needed compassionate position into her work. This new book is no exception. […]

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Being versus Doing

Spending time on the mat, respecting the body more than the list of mental jobs we have made, is precious for our well-being – as well as strengthening and preparing the body for birth and what follows. […]

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Keep me close – Why our jumbo brains are born prematurely.

I talk about how bipedalism and brain growth favoured earlier births. I also touch upon a theory of why we hold an innate existential fear and anxiety that limits us on every turn. […]

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How do we get fat? You ask. 

In this story of fatal attraction, there are two suitors and one princess. The handsome hunk is called muscle tissue and the ugly ogre is called fat tissue. The princess is sweet and delicious (even a slice of wholemeal toast eventually breaks down to sugar!). […]

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That sacred space you can call your own.

Here I am sharing my personal space with you, in the hope that these real moments in our lives will displace the hyper smooth, hyper finished reality that vulnerable new mothers are subjected to in today’s digital connections. […]

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Do you fear meditation? 

On average, 70% of adults when polled to see if they would like to do more meditation answer yes, but approximately only 6% of them actually find the time and inclination to engage in it. […]

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Making a healthy habit.

Don’t underestimate the power of physical space over your mental space. When you have the physical space to do something, it is more likely you will do it. […]

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