Tag: staying positive with diabetes
When most people think of yoga they think of a physical practice involving stretches and strengthening exercises to create flexibility and balance. But there is another way that yogis approach their practice. Rather than seeing the practice as postural, they think of the practice as a way to build energy. This energy is called Prana and it’s our life force. The physical postures help … Read More Yoga mudras for diabetes
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I’ve been tearing up quite a lot lately. It could be that I finally have a home again after 6 years of non-stop travel. Or the fact that so many of my childhood dreams are bearing fruit. Or that, besides all the good in my life, I still find it hard to accept the daily ups and downs of diabetes. No matter what the … Read More Letting it all go
I can’t believe we are a quarter of the way into December. My inbox is already teaming with gift ideas and strategies for surviving the holiday rush. Instead of coming up with tips and tricks for my own brand of ‘surviving the holidays’ I’d like to share some exciting non holiday news. I may have mentioned in previous posts that my partner John and I … Read More Holiday Surprise
Last night I couldn’t sleep and I know I wasn’t the only one. The biggest question on my mind was, what will the world look like now? What will be the worlds attitude towards America and how will we move forward? My Facebook feed is packed with fearful and tearful exclamations and words of comfort too. Close friends who practice yoga sharing personal stories … Read More What will the world look like now?
This month is Diabetes Awareness month and today I wanted to share more about the vulnerability I experience while living with Diabetes. I can remember the moment of diagnosis like it was yesterday. The feelings of confusion and disbelief as my GP hurriedly told me, “YOU HAVE DIABETES” There was no sugar coating, no silver lining and I was terrified and convinced there was some … Read More Shame
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Friday was a biggie, not in terms of my blood glucose numbers, but because I’ve finally realised a life long dream. In November 2017 a book I had no idea I would even write, when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes eight years ago, will be published worldwide. If you’ve been following this blog over the last two years you’ll remember how busy I was … Read More Highs and lows
More than two years ago I connected with Dr. Lauren Tober, a clinical psychologist and yoga teacher. When we met there was an instant rapport. I loved her quiet, yet strong commitment to supporting others to be healthier and happier. She’s initiated projects like, Capturing Gratitude, a photographic happiness project and her e-course, a daily dose of bliss. Each one of Lauren’s offerings give solid tools in … Read More What’s stress got to do with it?
To some, it might seem like I have the perfect life. I teach yoga in exotic locations, have a stable, loving relationship, support my friends, keep in touch with my family and do my best to practice what I preach. But life does have its challenges: I have late onset adult Type 1 diabetes. And that’s the kind that can’t be cured. After years of … Read More I Have Type 1 Diabetes. Here’s How I’ve Learned To Stay Positive