Madeleine's Most Recent Posts

The best advice to relax ever…

“Living in the present unburdens you. Don’t worry too much. You can envision and acknowledge your life’s complexity but do so in the present, so you do not lose the vitality of life. Look around. See the people, the scene, sense the warmth of your body, feel the mood and your pulsing heart. If you

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How to make every day a blast

I do this work because I love it, but mostly because we have so much more potential to live better lives than we think we do. While I was on holiday recently I met a man who asked me what I do back home. As I explained to him what I teach and practice, tears

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3 ways to bring mindfulness into your day

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ~ Confucius   I am travelling in Italy at the moment, and I am simultaneously struck by the richness and complexity of art and architecture and at the same time the simplicity of life.  I’m a big fan of keeping it simple. This is

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What is yoga? Probably not what you think it is!

  The traditional definition of yoga is ‘to yoke’, meaning to bind, join together in union. What exactly does this mean and why should you care? As a yoga practitioner for over 20 years, let me give you what I have found to be true. My yoga has meant different things to me at different

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Life goes on.. are you going too?

  As I sent my 15 year old son off to glider pilot camp last week I had two important realizations: this moment will never come again and there is nothing to be afraid of. It seems as if most of our moments are clouded by thoughts such as ‘what’s next’, ‘what will it be

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