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Most of the time, when we have a good idea, it pops into our heads, we ponder it for a moment or possibly longer but if we don’t match that thought with an action in 5 seconds we pull the emergency brake. This is one...

As all good stories begin; Once upon a time, when we were small when playing in trees and running around outdoors was the norm, when we felt free, when time took for-ev-ER! When the things that concerned us most was choosing either the blue pencil or green. When our mother’s voice was home and our father’s...

One of the issues I find myself confronted by constantly is that I start so many things and have so many ideas that I finish very few of them. Maybe this is all part of being a creative and having the ability to pick and...

Recently, I will admit, my asana practice has lagged a bit. I have adhered to the discipline of getting on my mat daily and going through various sequences that alter greatly in duration, challenge, and style for many years. Over the past few months, I...

Recently I feel there has been a very defined ‘shift’. Where the old has given way to the new in the most spectacular and blazing fashion. I feel as a collective we are becoming more and more and more aware of our patterning and finally waking...

Good Friday is always a perfect opportunity to sit back, take a moment and consider life. To really stop and breathe. The hectic pace of life that is created on a daily basis continues to drive us on the hamster wheel and very few of...

Have you ever had the experience of everything being seemingly perfect in your life and then all of a sudden, out to the blue, you are overcome with a sense of melancholy? You are not sure exactly where it has arisen from as you love...

Shame-something we associate with being bad, judged and sinful. Couple this with the piety associated with chastity, and you get one very confusing and unsettling expectation. Whether planned or coincidental, this situation can leave an individual feeling criticised for not conforming to our overtly sexual...

This very question has been swirling around my head continuously for the past few weeks. After a very potent and revealing bodywork session, this thought arose buoyantly from a place untouched by the fluctuations of the mind. In the moments since, whenever I have found...

Do you ever feel a wildfire burning inside you that threatens to engulf all matter that comes into contact with it? The all encompassing heat that rages through you and disrupts all manner of stability, clarity and serenity? These feelings of seething anger and frustration...