Why I Choose to Ski Vegan

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…

Why Your Poison is Your Remedy

‘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…

5 life lessons I learnt on Yoga Teacher Training

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…

‘Yoga Porn’: Daring or Deceiving?

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.

Investment Bankers – Deadly Sinners or Deadly Human?

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.

How Not to Practice What you Don’t Preach. 

Life is full of valuable lessons. Even more so when you start to build your persona around a more zen approach to living. In this week’s post, the yogibanker had a life changing decision to make which absolutely consumed him in the midst of it all. Practice what you preach.. its harder than you actually think.

Looking for Balance? How Wellness Actually Burnt Out

In the age of Wellness, the Balance Festival is a premier outing. However, following such event the yogibanker finds himself wrong footed, on the defensive and scratches his head wondering what the Wellness industry is all about….

Organic v Non-Organic: Come and Take a Closer Look….

The debate about the benefits of organic and nonorganic food seems endless. In this week’s post, the yogibanker shares with you some eye-opening pictures showing what organic and nonorganic food look like under the microscope. The proof is in the pudding as they say.

Veganism – Performing at the Highest Level

There are lots of things said about the vegan/vegetarian diet – that it can’t meet all of your daily protein requirements etc… In this week’ post, the yogibanker difuses that myth and shows that a vegan based diet is just, if not more effective in tackling demanding sports and more….

How to Practice Mindfulness with Email in the Workplace

Email is part and parcel of our daily life. The practice of mindfulness can really help us be more productive managing email, or in some cases make or break a career. Here I discuss my own experiences and lessons learnt….

The Science of Gratitude

Gratitude is available to all us on a whim, but more often than not, our lives are embroiled in negativity. The yogibanker discusses that practicing gratefulness on a regular basis has a pronounced effect upon the brain…

Yoga for Men

The topic of yoga and men is one that is not often associated with each other, in today’s female dominated industry. Yet, some of the best teachers today are men and historically, many of the leading yogis who developed the practice of yoga and its many traditions have been male too. In this week’s post,…