Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Is your yoga gear eco-friendly?

Yoga & Joyful Living

Yogis tend to be environmentally conscious people. We recycle, mend, and reuse. I’m pretty much like that, but sometimes the girl in me simply craves a new piece for my wardrobe. I’ve always been telling myself that it’s okay to shop as long as I buy things that last long and don’t just go to landfill after a year of constant use.

But now there’s an even better solution: Yoga and fitness gear made of recycled plastic bottles or even recycled polyamide fabric. Really, it’s genius. Why waste all those bottles, and why wait 30-40 years for polyamide to degrade on a landfill if you can recycle it?

DSCF2850 Wellicious’ bra and leggings – made of discarded products!

There are quite a few brands that offer an eco-conscious way of taming the shopping-tiger in you:

Gaiam generally produces in a sustainable fashion, using organic materials; Hugger Mugger sells a yoga blanket…

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Sleep Tips & Meditation To Feel Energised

I have just finished a meditation challenge and what a week to do it in. Bah! My toddler has had a crazy week (not just on the full moon!) and doing this meditation challenge has helped me to:

  • feel more energised (what every sleep deprived mom needs right?)
  • release physical tension (I lie down to meditate)
  • release emotional cr*p from relentless toddler meltdowns
  • feel more refreshed (even when my to do goes round and round in my head while meditating)
  • in all honesty, it was just what I needed to cope this week (I just didn’t know it!)

I have created 10 daily sleep tips including a 10 minute meditation to help sleep deprived moms feel more energised. Get better sleep and get an energy hit here!

Sleep Deprived Moms

If you are looking for a community of sleep deprived moms head over and like this Facebook group: Sleep Deprived Moms.

If you are a sleep deprived mom (or know one!) looking for support and ideas to have more energy, sleep better and feel good, I’d love to see you in our recently formed group.