Wellness is a multi-trillion dollar business and one of the fastest growing industries going aground however what are we really been sold. In this week’s post, I look at the latest fitness trends to yoga retreats and ask myself, is this real or just another clever marketing ploy?
How often do you use social media? You may be reading this post on Facebook or Twitter… In this week’s post, I describe the fascinating story of what’s going on inside our heads as we use social media. From a yogic perspective, there’s definitely a big violation going on….Find out more here.
In this week’s post, the curious case of a chocolate bar from Panama made me look at our love affair with chocolate and ask: is it really chocolate that we love or perhaps something else?
In this week’s post, I talk about the interesting experience of practicing meditation in the midst of public transport during London’s rush hour. Little did I know that a spot of laziness would result in some profound realisations….Find out more here.
‘Gluten-free’ is everywhere. IBS is also very common and the two are often linked. Recent research has revealed that those suffering from IBS may in fact benefit from a special diet that involves the exclusion of foods containing gluten, and a whole lot more. ‘FODMAPS’ they call it. In this week’s post, I talk about this exciting new area of research and what it means for those suffering from IBS…Going ‘gluten-free’ may take on a whole new meaning.
In this week’s post, I write from Chamonix, the mecca of big mountain skiing in Europe and reflect on what it means to ski whilst doing ‘Veganuary’.
We often do not think twice about what we eat, but choosing to be vegan during a period of intense physical activity is a challenge but as well, an exercise in spiritual activism and discipline…
‘No pain, no gain’ is a common motto. How about taking that pain as your poison? In my first post for 2018, I look back at some of the moments during my recent yoga teacher training and draw on one of the key lessons I learnt. This lesson is poignant as you begin the new year afresh, with new hopes and aspirations.
Sometimes in life, there’s tough medicine. Taking that pain may be just worth it… in the end. Find out more here…
In this week’s post, the yogibanker asks the question: what the heck is goal setting all about. Does it really make us any happier or just leave us worn out?
Having recently completing his yoga teacher training in Bali and after taking some time out to process the transformation that took place, see the 5 five top things the yogibanker learnt and gained from the whole experience…
As the yogibanker prepares to take his first steps in becoming a yoga teacher, he reflects upon the journey ahead…
The topic of yoga and social media is a hotly contested one. As the popularity of yoga grows, so does its promotion on social media. Is this growth a good thing for yoga? Inspired by his recent summer holiday, the yogibanker tackles this sensitive topic head on. Find out more in this week’s post.
The financial crisis has left an indelible mark on the reputation of those who work in financial services. Is this truly deserved? In this week’s post, the yogibanker looks at the very nature of human existence and questions whether bankers are deadly sinners or just human after all…Find out my conclusions here.
In this week’s post, the yogibanker reflects on a summer trip to the Balaeres, which turned out to be an interesting yogic experience, not least in his encounters with some local turtles.
In this week’s post, the yogibanker explores the connection between his meditation practice and becoming vegetarian. The results are thought provoking. Find out more here.
A trip to Frankfurt airport turns into an unforgettable experience. How could it possibly be..? In this week’s post, the yogibanker tells the story of his adventures in Frankfurt Airport Terminal 2’s yoga room – a random discovery that totally transformed his day….Find out more in this week’s post.
The practice of yoga in the west is traditionally associated with the more physical aspects of the practice. Stress reduction, flexibility, strength etc… But the extraordinary powers of yoga go further. In this week’s post, the yogibanker tells the story of how yoga has utterly transformed the lives of entrepreneurs Chris James and Niraj Shah plus a whole lot more… Your regular yoga class won’t be the same again.
In this week’s post, the yogibanker looks at exercise and how it is important to not only exercise regularly, but also work out for type of exercise is right for you.
The Yogibanker reviews Well Works debut event ‘Thrive in the City’. See the 5 top wellness tips I took away in order to really thrive in our daily lives.
In this week’s post, the yogibanker takes a closer look at the gluten free, vegan health trends that have taken the world by storm. Are they really as healthy as they’re trying to make us believe…?
In my first post back after a short break from the blogosphere, I look at the concept of your time… or your money. Sometimes in life it really is as binary as that. Time is precious, and so is money. How do we get that balance right? Find out more in this week’s post.