Category Archives : Meditation


Kevin James Carroll on The Bali Spirit Festival

The Bali Spirit Festival gives us the opportunity to immerse in a global collection of connection through music, dance, yoga, meditation and breathing. Like-minded people attend from all over the world offering nothing but love, peace, harmony and bliss. Bhakti music is a way of connecting with each other and ourselves  and gives us the opportunity of ‘giving and receiving love’ I was fortunate enough to interview Kevin James Carroll – Bhakti and Kirtan musician who performs at the Bhakti evening during the Bali Spirit Festival each year. Find out why Kevin is so attached to the Bali Spirit Festival and […]

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Bali Spirit Opening

Bali Spirit Festival

Wow what an end to a week of positive change within myself, the community of Bali and a profound positive effect on attendees both visiting and presenting at the Bali Spirit Festival 2015. A mix of beneficial and inspirational traditions of Yoga, Dance, and Music, the BaliSpirit Festival illustrates the Balinese Hindu concept of Tri Hita Karana: living in harmony with our spiritual, social, and natural environments. The founders of the BaliSpirit Festival pledge to provide financial, logistical, and organizational support to local charities, with a special emphasis on children’s programs, multicultural education and performance, healthcare, HIV& AIDS awareness, and environmental […]


7 Ways to an Alcohol Free Lifestyle

Breaking Habits of a Lifetime So how can you break a habit that could potentially have been going on for years and years and has crept up on you without you even realizing. Now I know a lot of you will still be saying “but I like a drink” that’s fine for you, but really think about whether you ARE in fact drinking a bit too much, just consider what your life would be like if you stopped even for 30 days. Get curious enough to find out. So here is my 7 steps to helping you through this very difficult […]

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Reduce Stress With Breathing Techniques

The Art of Deep Breathing for restoring Calm  – Ever felt so stressed out you thought you were losing your mind? Does it sometimes seem like there’s no way to restore calm and balance when faced with stressful situations? If you answered yes to either of these questions then you’ll be pleased to discover a really simple yet powerful strategy for reducing stress and restoring calm to the mind and body. The strategy is deep breathing and it can literally be applied by anyone to restore balance when faced with stressful situations and trying times. During our Yoga practices we […]


7 Amazing Lifestyle Benefits of Practicing Yoga

I was only thinking the other day how alive I feel, how I don't have any aches and pains and how my focus has been heightened. At 52 I am fitter than I have ever been, I weight the same as when I left school and I can't remember the last time I had a cold or some kind of virus. I've practiced yoga inconsistently for a number of years, but of late I have dedicated a lot of time and effort to the practice of yoga and meditation, not least of which I am now a Yoga Teacher and […]


Sunni Meditating

Transcendental Meditation

“Get out of your head and get into your heart. Think less, feel more.” ~Osho Meditating. It’s one of those things that we all know we’d be better off doing, but most of us struggle with it immensely. It’s difficult. It’s hard to find the time. And it often doesn’t seem like it’s working. For many years, I tried to make meditation a regular habit. But rarely did I do it consistently. It was almost always the first thing to go when crunched for time or feeling stressed. Of course, those are the times that meditation is best! Like this:Like Loading…