Year: 2020

Sankalpa – Starting the year with a seed of intention…

I’ve been lesson planning and figuring out what it is I want to share in these early weeks of the year. My classes for the week are full, which is fabulous – but it’s also got me thinking about why now, in the darkest slowest time of the year so many of us feel under pressure to be better, do better and to change who we are? So far this year I’ve seen just about every advert for slimming products, diet revolutions, manifestation programes, life coaching and gym memberships going, all directly through my front door, in my inbox or in my social media feeds. The message they are sending is that somehow who I am is not good enough. Yes I have enjoyed food in abundance, wine more frequently than normal and I have moved less, but my goodness I’ve enjoyed it. It was a holiday after all! It was a celebration of life shared with friends and family. It was filled with love, abundance and generosity. It’s one of the only times of …