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StressBusters Workshop

Thurs 14 April 2011

6:30pm – 7:45pm

Alma Rd Community Centre

200 Alma Rd, East St Kilda

Cost: $25

Learn 5 simple, effective techniques  proven to manage toxic stress.

Book Now: Lisa 0409 473 162

Venue: check  map

There are 3 types of stress:

1. Positive  stress – you rise to a challenge

2. Tolerable stress – losing a job, loved one

3. Toxic stress – stress response switched on too, long causing ill health.

Liv Mitchell

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

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Holidays on the Inside

The retreat sounded lovely: early morning meditation, yoga asana and pranayama, chanting, nature walks, lots of time to sit and just be.  I live simply and though once a hard-core backpacker, I faced that boxy room with its holey, hard, single mattress on an unswept floor and the fist-sized hole in the wall with faltering equanimity. It was the vegetarian `dinner’ of thin soup that tipped me into prickly aggravation. read more…

Liv Mitchell

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

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The Buddhist and the Black Hole

It’s a relief to know that this ochre-and-orange robed monk was once hospitalised for depression. If you want advice on how to dig yourself out of a black hole, you need a man with a spade on the inside.

Lama Marut, formerly Brian K. Smith, is just the bloke. He’s the favourite sports coach you had when you were five: big like a bear (in a reassuring way), direct, fun and with an American accent that curls around his forthright southern charm. Last month [subs: September] at The Breathing Space studio in Prahran, he delivered a lively and provocative talk on “Depression: The Real Causes and Real Cures”. read more…

Liv Mitchell

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

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