Winding down and making changes

After a wonderful summer holiday full of fun activities with friends and family, things are settling back down into their usual states and we’re getting back into our normal routines. It feels like a suitable time to turn over a new leaf and make some positive changes.

The main things I want to focus on for now are diet and exercise. I have done very little exercise over the summer, partly because I’ve been so busy, and partly because of a lack of motivation. I got out of the habit of doing yoga every day, and I want to get back into that, as well as doing something more aerobic. I also want to stop eating so much preprepared food (spicy bean burgers, I’m talking about you) and replace it with fresh fruit and salad. Read more

Yoga

I have done bits of yoga here and there for a few years now. I have a “game” for my DS that guides you through various yoga lessons and workouts, which enables me to learn yoga at my own pace in my own time. I’m not one for going to a regular class at a fixed time, especially as they only seem to run in the evenings. I have done the odd class and session here and there but haven’t seriously got into it until now.

I yesterday, I decided that I was going to do a 30 minute yoga session every morning and make a habit out of my yoga practice. I have done two daily sessions so far. I am already noticing a difference in how I feel. After doing yoga, I definitely feel more energised, and yet more relaxed at the same time. I feel calmer, happier, and more motivated. Read more