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Recipes: zucchini 3 ways

We always enjoy a bumper crop of zucchini (or courgettes as we often say in England) from our allotment. We've experimented with various delicious ways to make great use of them over the years, and here are three you might like to try. 1. Courgette polpette I first came across this recipe in the River…
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A 3-minute meditation for letting go

If you feel there are a gazillion things that could set your mind whirring this meditation is for you. Our attachments - to ideas, habits, people, others' opinions, sensations or material things to name a few - can literally work us up into a frenzy. Or, keep drawing us into a lower level of anxiety…
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2 Props for Awesome Alignment in Headstand

Would you like to experience yoga headstand - sirsasana - in an easeful, stress-free way? Through awesome alignment you can. For the 'king' of yoga poses, this is where two props come in - the humble yoga brick and yoga block.  Photos below. They facilitate the necessary physical and energetic alignment that make for a stable pose, in which the body seems…
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3 simple yoga breathing practices for calm

Whether life is fabulous, frenetic or fraught we can only benefit from a simple, calming breathing technique. In everyday life this fulfils a re-set function, maintaining or bringing us gently back to homeostasis or balance. If we’re feeling a little stressed, anxious or frustrated, our breathing can become shallow, short and irregular. We’d like it…
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