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Rachel H.

Cambridge, United Kingdom
bookworm, geek, yoga teacher, yoga student, writer, reader, blogger, committed partner, cook, knitter, watercolour painter, list writer, cataloguer, bad speller, Fibromyalgia sufferer, woman with a crooked spine, feminist, meditator, swimmer, gym junkie, passionate organic foodie, short, skinny,... Full Bio
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Yoga As Therapy For Physical Pain by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga There are many reasons that people suffer from chronic pain. It could be from an accident that they had sustained years ago, or something such as fibromyalgia which affects ... Read on »
Yoga As Therapy For Those That Are Depressed by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga It’s not so much electrical energy, but what is called Chi, the life force that all of us have. Those that practice acupuncture and acupressure are well aware of where these ... Read on »
Yoga As Therapy For Those Under Stress by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Are you currently in a position network that involves a lot of stress. You could be in charge of several people, part of a large corporation, where production is absolutely ... Read on »
Using Yoga As Beneficial Therapy by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Many people already know just how powerful yoga can be when it comes to boosting your health. There are a lot of people today who are also starting to look into yoga as ther ... Read on »
the serenity seasons ecourse: presale starts 1st december by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga This Saturday 1st December I am launching the presale for the Serenity Seasons ecourse . This course combines yoga + journalling to open you up to possibility in 201 ... Read on »
start 2013 the right way: the serenity seasons podcasts by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Hello everyone!  Just checking in to let you know of a new offering I have planned for the new year.  Don’t forget to register with my Fusion Blog for more info as well as ... Read on »
ME20: the last post by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga And so.  There it is. The story of 20 years of M.E.  I hope you weren’t too bored. I wrote it as a piece of therapeutic writing really, something to remind me that alt ... Read on »
ME20: leaving the ratrace by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga The decision to leave my well paid, secure office job was not an easy one.  And it was a long time coming. As I mentioned in a previous post , the thing about returning t ... Read on »
ME20: the yogas by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga The problem with yoga, like so many things in the world, is doing it right. I don’t mean doing it right in a “thou must get thy leg behind thy head” type way. No, I m ... Read on »
ME20: two city jobs + a masters degree by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga After putting off getting a proper job for more than long enough, my first office job was in a school.  It paid almost as badly as waiting tables and it just happened to b ... Read on »
ME20: a degree, some bishops + learning to type by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga I can remember going to get my hair cut one very wet afternoon half way through my first year at university.  It would have been February or March of 1995.  I felt terribl ... Read on »
ME20: A Levels, dancing + australia by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Here is a life lesson. Don’t ignore glandular fever.  Better still find a decent doctor who will diagnose it when you have it and not tell you much later on that you h ... Read on »
ME20: an introduction by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga If you follow me on The Book of Faces, you will already know that May marks the 20th anniversary of my initial diagnosis of having M.E. I was 17 and just about to tak ... Read on »
may intentions and april in review by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga ( source ) It doesn’t feel like May.  It’s freezing for starters.  Apparently we’re going to have the coldest May on record or something. And the rain it raineth. UK wea ... Read on »
thursdays by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga ( source ) Back when I used to do the 9-5, I always found Thursdays a bit of a slog.  They always seemed to drag on interminably …. waiting, waiting, waiting for the wee ... Read on »
my most beautiful thing… by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga Today I’m taking part in the My Most Beautiful Thing Blogsplash to celebrate beautiful things – inspired by Fiona Robyn’s new novel, The Most Beautiful Thing . Bloggers f ... Read on »
to tweet or not to tweet by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga ( source ) Remember how  I gave up Twitter for Lent ? I felt kind of uncomfortable doing so.  I felt like I’d miss out on huge things.  Massive things that I absol ... Read on »
a question of etiquette by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga This is a post from a couple of years ago that I’ve dug up because it’s something that keeps niggling at me over and over again, especially now I’m beginning my journey as ... Read on »
five things i’m loving right now by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga (source) 1. Tulips: My garden is full of them – red ones, yellow and black ones and some awesome purple and white striped ones that I planted last November and prom ... Read on »
the “field of dreams” business plan by Rachel H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Yoga ( source ) You know the story.  Kevin Costner hears voices telling him “if you build it, they will come”**, so he builds a baseball pitch in his back garden.  Everyone t ... Read on »