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Do You Squirm When You’re Quiet? So Does Everyone Else. Here’s What That Means.

By |2018-11-29T08:56:48+08:00November 24th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

First published on http://blog.sivanaspirit.com on 24/11/2016 Are you one of those people who gives lip service to the benefits of ‘quiet’ practices such as yoga, tai chi and meditation? Are you known to utter the words “I’ve heard it’s really good for you ….. but I just can’t sit still”? Or maybe you’re someone who does these [...]

Chocolate for the Soul

By |2018-11-29T08:58:20+08:00November 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

First published on www.lifegrid.com.au on 17/11/2016 Imagine the most stressful, complex situation you’ve ever faced … and then multiply it by 1,000. That’s what every second of every day was like for me. I was a sugar addict and I lived my life fuelled by adrenalin and cortisol. I spent all my time running around after [...]

What if Your Stress Level Was Visible for Everyone to See?

By |2018-11-29T09:02:00+08:00November 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

First published on www.huffingtonpost.com on 01/11/2016 Being stressed is simply a fact of everyday life – right? Everyday living demands that we absorb stress and power on. From a very young age we’re taught that we must be resilient and strong for us to survive – and indeed thrive in the world. We live in a [...]

How Far Can You Go?

By |2018-11-29T09:04:17+08:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Article first published on www.lifegrid.com.au on 21/10/2016 ‘Do you remember who you were before the world told you who you should be?’ (Danielle LaPorte) We’re all socially conditioned from the time we’re born. We’re told the ‘right’ and ‘appropriate’ social patterns with regards to who we are, what we can enjoy doing, who we’re allowed to [...]

Are You a Leader, or Are You Following From the Front?

By |2018-11-29T09:05:24+08:00September 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

First published on www.huffingtonpost.com on 29/09/2016 What is it about someone that makes us want to follow them? We’ve all had people in our lives that have caught our attention for some reason – whether it be because of a song they’ve sung, a picture they’re in, places they’ve been, clothes they are wearing, the job [...]

Life Without a Comfort Zone

By |2018-11-29T09:07:20+08:00September 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

First published on www.lifegrid.com.au on 29/09/2016 One of the greatest ‘ah-ha’ moments you can have in your life is realising that you do the same things every day but secretly hope that things will change. Most of us are so enmeshed in our comfort zones that we operate completely on auto-pilot and don’t even think about [...]

My Yoga Mat Saved My Life

By |2018-11-29T09:08:10+08:00September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Blog|

First published on http://blog.sivanaspirit.com on 23/09/2016 It’s scary when you realise you would have been dead at 45. An even worse realisation is that it is as a result of the things you’ve done to yourself and the way you have lived your life. I lived my life teetering on the edge. My battle wasn’t with a [...]

Your Comfort Zone is Killing You

By |2018-11-30T05:40:50+08:00September 10th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

First published on Huffington Post 10/09/2016 We sit in our comfort zones every day .... pretending that they're there to support us. When you strip everything back and bring it down to the bare bones, life is really just a game that we play every day. Our lives pass us by and we have no idea. [...]

What to do when you feel like you’re stuck in you’re own life

By |2018-11-30T05:39:46+08:00July 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

First published on Huffington Post 14th July 2016 FOMO! …. Exhaustion …. Struggle … Overwhelm …. Stress … and the list goes on. Let’s face it – most of us live our lives with one or more of these feelings appearing regularly every day. We live like this because we’ve been socially conditioned that our lives [...]

Why Bother With a Mentor?

By |2018-11-30T05:38:30+08:00May 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

First published on Huffington Post - 27 May 2016 What if we’re not an island? …. What if we weren’t meant to ‘go it alone’? It’s funny, the way we’re conditioned to rely on community but we’re also expected to ‘make it’ on our own. Today’s way of life sees us funnelled into the drive to [...]

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