• Self-Care,  Uncategorised

    How to turn a bad mood around

    What a day!! We’ve all been there. We can all remember a day in the not too distant past where it seemed you were doomed from the start. I’ve had that kind of day today. From smashing a plant just as I was on my way out, to my laptop freezing and refusing to do anything, to the hot water tap not working in my bathroom when I felt like the only thing that would help is a bath. Today, so far, has been a bit of a rollercoaster. This got me thinking. I want to get off this rollercoaster. That, I realised, is the first step to turning things…

  • Present Moment

    Haiku Therapy: A Present Moment Reminder

    A key component of giving a Thai Yoga Massage is to remain in the present moment, working with mindful touch. It can be difficult, particularly when starting out, to deliver a massage without becoming distracted by noise or your feelings. However, once distraction sets in, your connection to the person in front of you diminishes. Instead of noticing what’s arising for the person receiving, you’re tuning into your own needs. That’s not to say that if a position you’re in is causing you pain to ignore it. By all means, move. The key is to return to the present, enabling you to deliver a massage that works on a deeper…