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Positive Psych Solutions and VetYogi present a Webinar: ‘Managing Stress and Meditating: A Guide for Veterinary Professionals’

TWO WEEKS TO GO! Calling all veterinary professionals! Whether you're a vet within, or outside of, clinical practice, a valued member of the nursing/tech or management team, or the face of the clinic in reception, here's a date for your diaries: Wednesday 7th November 2018. I will have the honour of presenting a live webinar… Continue reading Positive Psych Solutions and VetYogi present a Webinar: ‘Managing Stress and Meditating: A Guide for Veterinary Professionals’

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Positive Psych Solutions and VetYogi present a Webinar: ‘Managing Stress and Meditating: A Guide for Veterinary Professionals’

Calling all veterinary professionals! Whether you're a vet within, or outside of, clinical practice, a valued member of the nursing/tech or management team, or the face of the clinic in reception, here's a date for your diaries: Wednesday 7th November 2018. I will have the honour of presenting a live webinar alongside Dr. Nadine Hamilton,… Continue reading Positive Psych Solutions and VetYogi present a Webinar: ‘Managing Stress and Meditating: A Guide for Veterinary Professionals’

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WellVet Weekend 2018: The VetYogi Meditation sessions

I was absolutely honoured to be asked by the combined teams of Vetsnet and VetLed to lead the morning meditation sessions at their first ever WellVet Weekend event. One month on and I'd like to congratulate everyone involved in the ideas, organising, sessions, and support, on a wonderful and successful debut! It was also lovely… Continue reading WellVet Weekend 2018: The VetYogi Meditation sessions

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Lotus: Next Level Yoga Pose Series

PADMASANA Level 2-3: Intermediate-Advanced   Benefits: Stable and lengthening foundation for the spine whilst seated/meditating Opens the hips by improving external rotation Calms the mind/nervous system, is very grounding Contraindications/Cautions (consult your physician): Injury or inflammation of the ankles, knees, or pelvis. Do not practice this pose without an instructor present if you are a… Continue reading Lotus: Next Level Yoga Pose Series

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Heart to heart: a loving energy meditation

This meditation is designed to focus the mind and heart on the people in our lives, whilst bringing us inner joy, gratitude, and relaxation benefits. Tap into the energy at the heart center, feel the love begin to flow out of your chest. If you find this difficult, try and imagine the feeling you get… Continue reading Heart to heart: a loving energy meditation

Nadi Shodhana front view
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Nadi Shodhana: Alternate nostril breathing for an altered state of mind

This beautiful and cleansing form of Pranayama does exactly what it promises from its Sanskrit origins, with ‘nadi’ meaning ‘channel’, and ‘shodhana’ meaning ‘purification’. It can reduce stress and anxiety, and help to engage and balance both hemispheres of the brain. As discussed in Sama Vritti, the practice of 'Pranayama' is to expand/prolong ('ayama') the… Continue reading Nadi Shodhana: Alternate nostril breathing for an altered state of mind

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The VetYogi Review and Experiences of WellVet Weekend 2018

Friday 24th August saw me heading to Girton College, Cambridge, for the inaugural veterinary wellbeing-focused event, WellVet Weekend. A collaboration by Vetsnet and VetLed aiming to provide a weekend ‘of wellbeing, sport, fun, laughter, all with the wider cause of committing to make a positive change’ for the veterinary community.   Based on my experience… Continue reading The VetYogi Review and Experiences of WellVet Weekend 2018