Bessell van der Kolk: Overcome Trauma With Yoga

Bessell van der Kolk: Overcome Trauma With Yoga

Bessel van der Kolk, clinical psychiatrist and best-selling author of The Body Keeps the Score, shares how yoga can help you get “unstuck” from the imprints of trauma. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmKfzbHzm_s&feature=youtu.be Bessel van der Kolk MD has spent...

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Don’t panic! We always have our towels and mats

Don’t panic! We always have our towels and mats

I, as I am sure all of you too, have done a lot of cleaning since the lockdown started. So, as I figured out how to clean various towels, mats and rugs I noticed how these humble household items symbolise different aspects of my life. Every year Towel Day is...

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To diagnose or not to diagnose, that is the question?

To diagnose or not to diagnose, that is the question?

During the last few months we have been living in unprecedented times, experiencing a global health crisis. We are constantly bombarded by not only medical facts, but also by uncertainties, fake news and controversies on a daily basis. One of the controversies is how...

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What is EMDR?

What is EMDR?

EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITISATION AND REPROCESSING (EMDR) WHAT IS EMDR?EMDR was discovered in 1987 by American psychologist, Francine Shapiro, when she noticed that eye movements influence the way we react to emotions, memories and behaviours. This process can identify the...

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Things to do in two square meters?

Things to do in two square meters?

I wrote this list on Day 11 of the lockdown, but then got carried away by the banana bread craze. If I look at my bathroom scale it is maybe time to do something else than sitting in the sun eating banana bread. Have fun! EXERCISEYoga Yoga is THE thing to do in a...

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Why is everyone baking banana bread?

Why is everyone baking banana bread?

On Day 8 of the lockdown, 3 April, Schalk Bezuidenhout raised the question, “Why is everyone and their mother eating (insert swear word) banana bread?” Maybe you've noticed too, but baking banana bread has become a thing! South Africans have become obsessed with it....

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About me

About me

I was hesitant to write about myself but I changed my mind for two reasons. Firstly, you have the right to know who I am and what is in it for you to read my blogs. Secondly, “I do not want to write about myself” is a significant...

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Bessell van der Kolk: Overcome Trauma With Yoga

Bessell van der Kolk: Overcome Trauma With Yoga

Bessel van der Kolk, clinical psychiatrist and best-selling author of The Body Keeps the Score, shares how yoga can help you get “unstuck” from the imprints of trauma. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmKfzbHzm_s&feature=youtu.be Bessel van der Kolk MD has spent...

read more
Don’t panic! We always have our towels and mats

Don’t panic! We always have our towels and mats

I, as I am sure all of you too, have done a lot of cleaning since the lockdown started. So, as I figured out how to clean various towels, mats and rugs I noticed how these humble household items symbolise different aspects of my life. Every year Towel Day is...

read more
To diagnose or not to diagnose, that is the question?

To diagnose or not to diagnose, that is the question?

During the last few months we have been living in unprecedented times, experiencing a global health crisis. We are constantly bombarded by not only medical facts, but also by uncertainties, fake news and controversies on a daily basis. One of the controversies is how...

read more
What is EMDR?

What is EMDR?

EYE MOVEMENT DESENSITISATION AND REPROCESSING (EMDR) WHAT IS EMDR?EMDR was discovered in 1987 by American psychologist, Francine Shapiro, when she noticed that eye movements influence the way we react to emotions, memories and behaviours. This process can identify the...

read more
Things to do in two square meters?

Things to do in two square meters?

I wrote this list on Day 11 of the lockdown, but then got carried away by the banana bread craze. If I look at my bathroom scale it is maybe time to do something else than sitting in the sun eating banana bread. Have fun! EXERCISEYoga Yoga is THE thing to do in a...

read more
Why is everyone baking banana bread?

Why is everyone baking banana bread?

On Day 8 of the lockdown, 3 April, Schalk Bezuidenhout raised the question, “Why is everyone and their mother eating (insert swear word) banana bread?” Maybe you've noticed too, but baking banana bread has become a thing! South Africans have become obsessed with it....

read more
About me

About me

I was hesitant to write about myself but I changed my mind for two reasons. Firstly, you have the right to know who I am and what is in it for you to read my blogs. Secondly, “I do not want to write about myself” is a significant...

read more