As a therapeutic yoga consultant people come to me with a variety of complaints.
The funny thing is that sometimes people come to see me even though they feel that they don’t have any apparent problems. Unfortunately, our body is such a complex ecosystem that there is always something that could be running more smoothly.
The harmless cues that our bodies are giving us are often trying to warn us from future complications.
The following four daily activities or functions are closely related to the deeper aspects of our health. How many of us carry on with our daily lives and drag along a digestive problem that we have come to take for granted? Or how many of us routinely wake up in the middle of the night? With my clients, I examine them in depth. Every seemingly insignificant detail can reveal which interventions they could benefit from.
By exploring these four areas in your life, you can reveal to yourself how well you are doing. Sometimes it’s time to dig a little bit deeper and listen to what your body has to say.
“I slept like a baby” is a common expression for saying that we slept well and woke up feeling refreshed.
Ideally, you should not have any trouble falling asleep. That means that you’re entering dreamland within around 10 minutes after going to bed.
If you have trouble falling asleep, this can show a variety of problems and disturbances that might require further investigation. Perhaps you are ingesting stimulants that keep you up at night. Or maybe there is a deep hidden loneliness in your heart which... continue reading