Category Archives: A Mindful Lifestyle

From how you move to what you put in your body, here are thoughts on living a mindful life.

Mind the Pain

Minding The Pain: Moving With Mindfulness

One of the most challenging periods of my life started on a rainy day in February 2014. I was training Yoga teachers at a leisure centre around 30 miles from my home when I slipped on a patch of water, carrying files through the facilities entrance. I landed on my left hip, essentially “squashing” my Sacroiliac (SIJ) joint and fracturing T7, (one can only assume through vibrational shock or some kind of violent lateral shunt on landing). I had been an exercise/Movement Professional for over 15 years at this point and felt that if anyone was able to rehabilitate themselves from such an injury, it was me. Read more »