Why keeping a gratitude journal is good for you.

Before sharing my personal experience on keeping a gratitude journal, I would like to briefly talk about what gratitude is and the benefits of expressing gratitude. So what is gratitude anyway? Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one already has, as opposed to, for example, a consumer-driven emphasis on what one wants. Benedictine monk, Br. David Steindl-Rast, underlines  two qualities with regards to gratitude: –    Appreciation – you recognize that something is valuable […]

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Yoga for Stress Management

It is not such a simple task to define the term ‘stress’. As a matter of fact, there is no single definition of the term stress. However, if you are looking for stress management techniques, understanding stress itself can be very helpful in choosing a strategy right for your.   Stress is a process caused by the inside or outside world stressful stimuli. Stressors could be emotional (worry over your family), as well as physical […]

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Mindfulness At Mealtimes

In this article we will address the Philosophy of Eating. In upcoming articles on this site, we will further address the encouragement of salubrious digestive function, as digestive health is a point of great contention for many in this here and now, day and age. For now, I would like to focus simply on the act of mindful eating.     Food is central to every one of our lives. It is the very stuff that […]

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The Inner Light Ethos

As living creatures, we are all radiant. Our cells literally emit ‘biophotons’. Biophoton output has been understood as expressive of one’s state of health; more biophoton output, more vibrant health. Viewed with certain instruments, human beings are bioluminescent, shimmering creatures; and little stars made of stardust. Such thoughts can be utterly confounding when it all seems so mundane sometimes… Now, I am not exactly sure what conclusions to draw from these statements of fact, but […]

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5-Day Yoga and Kefir Fitness Challenge

On five consecutive mornings we meet up before work and duties for a full practice of  Hatha Yoga, Fresh Kefir and Nutrition Tips. We will focus solely on immune-boosting yoga practice. On each day every praticipant will receive a water based kefir – dairy and gluten free. Water kefir is a fermented beverage teeming with beneficial probiotic bacteria which help to boost the immune system.   26th-30th of September Venue:  Douglas Yoga Centre, Maryborough Woods, […]

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5-DAY Yoga and Juice Fitness Challenge

Let this week be your inspiration to a daily morning practice and healthier eating habits. On five consecutive mornings we meet up before work and duties for a full practice of  Hatha Yoga, Freshly Pressed Organic Juice and Nutrition Tips. There’s no better way to start the day! Venue:  Douglas Yoga Centre, Maryborough Woods, Douglas, Cork Cost: €60 (€20 non refundable deposit to be paid before 22nd July) Booking: 089 418 7147    innerlightyoga@gmx.com   €20 […]

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5 steps to a better health

5 steps to a better health 1. Drink more water! – Have you heard this dozens of times? There is a reason for it. Roughly 60-70% of the body is made of water. It is one of the most essential elements to health. The human brain is made up of 95% water, blood is 82% and lungs 90%. Water regulates body temperature and serves as a lubricant in digestion, and other body processes. It is […]

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5 Day Yoga Challenge

BIG THANKS to six beautiful ladies who joined me for 5 Day Yoga Challenge. It was such a pleasure to meet you every morning and practice Yoga. I got used to it so much that I can’t believe I am not getting up 5am on Monday 😉. I love how everyday we got more and more comfortable with each other and the beautiful energy all of you brought to the room. Thank you for your […]

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