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July 2019

Why is sleep important

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“I’m always tired and never tired.  That is my curse”Jonathan Coe – The House of Sleep  Sleep is so fundamental to our health and wellbeing, it’s our life support system and when we aren’t getting enough it can be debilitating on many levels, affecting our ability to function in everyday life. According to a recent Wellbeing Report as many as 16 million UK adults are suffering from sleepless nights and a third (31%) say they have insomnia. Many of us have experienced that feeling of getting into bed feeling exhausted, but not being able to fall asleep, feeling ‘tired but wired’,…

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Be body positive

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Laurene Bizarro, teacher at Studio iO discusses her relationship with food, her body and how it’s evolved and her mindset developed after having her child. During my twenties, I remember denying myself delicious pleasures to appear toned. I would practice and teach yoga, run, and survive on a banana and coconut water during the day. I truly believed I was looking after my body and was proud of achievements to cleanse and detoxify. Looking back, however, I was simply living up to the Instagram image of how a ‘yoga body’ should look, rather than what it should feel like. The…

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Nidra Restore

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Tired? Stressed? NIDRA RESTORE your path to wellness… If you find yourself feeling tired and stressed a lot of the time, NIDRA RESTORE is the practice for you. It is the perfect antidote to all the ‘shoulds’ of modern living. Achieving, producing, socialising, ‘doing’ – even relaxing are all obligations we feel we should meet. Nidra Restore is the practice that celebrates wellness through rest and brings value to spending time ‘undoing’ all the effects of obligation, stress, and tiredness. If ‘stress’ is the dis-ease, NIDRA RESTORE is the ease. You may well have experienced that when the body stops…

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