Author: Andy Robins

Finding Lightness In Your Life

I have been reading, The Other Shore by Thich Nhat Hanh a zen monk who has become one of the most influential spiritual leaders in the world today. In his book he talks of what it is in our lives that ‘makes us light’. He says, “when we become a monk, there may be people

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Organic Products or Plastic Packaging….Take your pick!

The big news headline to shock and disappoint me this week, is without a doubt the 87,000 tons of ocean plastic that are floating inside ‘The Great Pacific Garbage Patch’, a figure up to 16 times higher than previously estimated. Apparently, there’s 1.8 trillion pieces of trash, and plastic that make up 99.9% of this

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Fearless Fasting

I was recently attending a Zen Leader 2 program titled ‘Leading Fearlessly’, and thumbing through my work book, I spotted the words, ‘Eat Just Enough’, they sat under a sub title ‘Working With Fear Takes……..’.

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Zen & The Art of Cycling

I have been living for the past couple of months in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with a daily cycle commute of 4 miles to Prajna Yoga School. Santa Fe, sits in the southern foothills of the Rockies and the topography is best described as hilly. In addition, Santa Fe is at an altitude of 2,300m,

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Live Simply

It has taken me a while to get around to writing my LiveLite blog, but I was somewhat inspired yesterday when stumbling across a Patagonia shop in San Fransisco. I am a fan of the brand and with 50% discount sale, I couldn’t help myself! I was clearly meant to be in the store and

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Cabin Baggage 

We live in a materialistic world and one which is clearly not sustainable, which is incredibly scary, especially when I find myself buying things for the sake of buying things. By writing a regular LiveLite blog, I hope to get a handle on my own excessive habits and try to minimise my own impact, at

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Think Small!

I am currently enjoying reading ‘Wherever You Go There You Are’ by Jon Kabat-Zinn, which is all about mindfulness meditation in daily life.The chapter on ‘Voluntary Simplicity,’ really appeals to me, as It seems such a brilliant way to live your life. It means doing less to achieve more, seeing less so you can see more,

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Shelly Johre
Shelly Johre

Shelly Johre, founder of Namaste Yoga Studio. She is extremely charismatic and persuasive, contributing to his success. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with Yoga Alliance, which acknowledges the completion of a yoga teacher training with a Registered Yoga School (RYS).

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