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Group Hug – Can You Feel the Love Online?

Despite its best attempts to live solo in concrete boxes aloft city skylines and to ‘escape’ urban jungles via seachange and treechange, the human tribe still clambers to connect. Now online communities allow us to enjoy global group hugs. But is that ultimately as good for you, or as satisfying, as a bod-on-bod hug-a-thon, a café catch-up or chow-down with friends? read more…

Liv Mitchell

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Liv Mitchell is a hatha yoga teacher, relaxation instructor and freelance writer/editor who specialises in holistic wellbeing.

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Yoga for Blokes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inside every man is a tree pose waiting to grow...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yoga may still be a symphony of female limbs ‒ 85.5 per cent of students and 82.6 per cent of teachers, according to the Yoga Australia survey (3830 responses) ‒ but once enticed, men are more and more often glad they stayed. While the physical benefits are the initial drawcard, anecdotally it’s the ability to relax and release that convinces them.

We need more blokes.  Not because of the gender imbalance, but because men deserve to be in on women’s best kept health and sanity secret. read more…

Liv Mitchell

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Liv Mitchell is a hatha yoga teacher, relaxation instructor and freelance writer/editor who specialises in holistic wellbeing.

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Chaos: the New World Order?

Yoga teacher Paul Wooden put me onto the hilarious You Tube series, “Will it Blend?”.  Beaming smugly, Tom Dickson blends iPads and other semi-precious consumables to dust in a tech-eats-tech world. Besides being excellent advertising, it’s a poignant statement about our obsession with possessions; they’re so very temporary.

Heedless consumption is shoving the globe into a blender and according to Mother Earth  – volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, tsunamis, cyclones, flood and fire – we’re about to achieve our lowest goal yet by pulverising ourselves. It’s a fearsome call to attention but the upheavals confronting us herald a necessary new world order. read more…

Liv Mitchell

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