As a 40-year-old professional woman living and working in London I lead a busy life and, like most women I know, I’m constantly juggling competing priorities including career, family, home and social life. Along with the added pressure I can put on myself, this juggling act can become stressful. Long days, late nights and frequent travel leaves little time for properly taking care of myself and despite good intentions, my own wellbeing often comes low down on the priority list.Read More
We are super excited about this Spring, we at Nourish in Nature we will be running our March retreat at the stunning Vale de Moses in Central Portugal. From March 3 - 9.Read More
Simply nourishing dahl recipe, from Karachi Pakistan. Brilliant Autumnal warmth and nourishment.Read More
s we arrived, winding down the bumpy roads into the belly of the valley, I felt a familiar pull. Transformation has a pattern, like the Celtic labyrinths of our long-forgotten past, we first need to crawl towards our center, stripping ourselves of our worldly weights as well go, until all that’s left is our core.
Five years into my fifth 7-year cycle and I had become stuck, and I had a soft knowledge that this retreat would be one of the few chances I'd have to be guided out of my self-induced muck.
I needed space from reality. In my rejection of self-serving spirituality, I had tipped myself in the other direction, sliding so far from my center that I had spent the past two years with the world's weight on my heart and in my head; steeped into a bitter state of solastalgia. Though I’d swiftly erected support beams within me to buttress my burdens, they only served as a reminder of how unbalanced I’d become, and I yet to find the strength to remove them on my own.Read More
On our June retreat we teamed up with a group of women from the Ethical Writers and Creatives Network.Read More
Balancing postures teach us how to live moment to moment. Physically as we balance on one foot and leg we are making constant small adjustments in the muscles of our foot, around our ankle and our standing leg. We need to let the energy of our body sink into its foundation and settle evenly throughout the body. We allow our arms to become long like the branches of a tree and extend upwards to the sky.Read More