13 Jun 2019

‘Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.’ -Pablo Picasso

I read a lot… you must know that by now based on how much I write and refer to books in my blogs.

In my quest to read every book ever written, about two years ago I read the...

5 Jun 2019

I like watching people do brave things! It’s inspiring and I like studying their behaviour, in the hope of finding things I can use in the moments when my courage waivers.

I’ve been to a lot of stand up comedy events recently, we can all agree that standing up, talking...

18 Apr 2019

I’ve been watching more documentaries to increase my general knowledge and help me understand pop culture references because I have some embarrassing blind spots!

I recently watched a documentary on Quincy Jones who had a tough start in life, growing up in Chicago’s sou...

2 Apr 2019

I read a shocking article in The Week about Social Media Moderators. The role of a Social Media Moderator is to look through the billions of posts, videos and comments uploaded to the internet every week and then identify and possibly delete content which is racist, ho...

1 Apr 2019

I’m happy and it’s happiness that leads to success. Not the other way around. I’m not happy because I’m successful. The field of positive psychology has turned the paradigm on its head. Your mind, not your circumstances determines your success and happiness.

I’m lucky b...

28 Mar 2019

...Words of advice given by a P.E teacher; When you’re running a race, focus on the finish line and don’t look sideways because it slows you down.

Comparison is the thief of joy. And comparison is painfully easy because of social media and websites. You can get salt to...

15 Mar 2019

Compassion or Karuṇā are key to being a successful Yoga teacher. The definition of compassion is 'the ability to understand the emotional state of another person or oneself.' Often confused with empathy, compassion has the added element of having a desire to alleviate...

1 Mar 2019

Do you praise students? I’ve been in classes where students have been called out and praised for their movements. It sounds so ridiculous but when I was called out, I was like yaaaaas! I’m so good at Yoga!

When I first started teaching I wanted to make sure students fel...