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Mercedes Aspland

Mercedes is a Yoga Sports Coach with experiences working with athletes from many disciplines and experience levels. She is keen to spread the word of how valuable yoga is to sport. With additional qualifications in nutrition she also shares a number of recipes and nutritional advice to keep you fuelled while training.

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5 Steps to Creating Your Own Sadhana

By Mercedes Aspland / June 29, 2016

Let’s start with a bit of explanation of what a Sadhana is. According to Wikipedia it is “an ego-transcending spiritual practice” which is a reasonable definition but really what does that actually mean?I have my own Sadhana and it is something I do everyday and for me it is about a connection with myself. It […]

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Answering Hate With Love

By Mercedes Aspland / June 25, 2016

This post has really been inspired by the EU referendum and the things that I have been reading on Facebook and other social media sites.I have to be honest, the way I voted is irrelevant but I was surprised that the vote was to leave. What I would say surprised me more was the pure […]

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5 Things To Do When You Can’t Sleep

By Mercedes Aspland / June 20, 2016

This is not another post on ways to prevent insomnia. I think we all know that advice, dark room, lavender, warm bath blah blah.As someone who has suffered from insomnia in spells for almost my whole life I know all the advice out there and even if you follow every step sometimes nothing works and […]

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5 Steps to Staying Heart-Centred and Present on Facebook

By Mercedes Aspland / June 16, 2016

I have just started to un-friend people on Facebook.I know, I know, you are all thinking that this is not very heart-centred and in a way it is not but let me tell you how I got there.Over our lives we collect Facebook friends, some you are really close to and some are people you […]

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It’s The Journey, Not The Destination

By Mercedes Aspland / June 15, 2016

Let’s start this off by saying I believe in angels.I know I am going totally off the point when I am supposed to be writing a post about yoga but I wanted to let you know how this post came about today.The phrase “It’s the journey, not the destination” is something I say in virtually […]

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Dates – Superfood or Super Villain?

By Mercedes Aspland / June 14, 2016

I was recently watching the French Open Men’s Final when then commentator started discussing how Novak Djokovic was fuelling himself on dates rather than the bananas that you usually see. And I don’t think you can argue on how well he performs!This slightly piqued my interest because dates are one of those foods that I […]

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Guess What? Your Life Purpose Might Change

By Mercedes Aspland / June 12, 2016

Controversial or not the fact your life purpose might change is not only a possibility but almost inevitable.But How Can The Purpose Of Your Life Change?If you are asking yourself this then you I would say the question you should be asking yourself is how can it not change?Over my life I have read a […]

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How Others Affect Your Vibrational Energy

By Mercedes Aspland / June 10, 2016

I have recently been taking a course in spiritual awareness and during my training I have seen some amazing things happen and it has also made me more aware of the things going on around me.One of the major things I have learned is about the energy we all have within us and how we […]

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15 Things You Can Make Vegan with Aquafaba

By Mercedes Aspland / June 6, 2016

I’ve been planning on bringing you this post ever since I discovered aquafaba but I’m so glad I waited to make sure I had some amazing things to choose from.If you have not heard of aquafaba then don’t worry it is still a relatively new discovery as an egg replacer but it is revolutionising the […]

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You Are Where You Are Supposed to Be!

By Mercedes Aspland / June 3, 2016

This is something my current spiritual teacher is always telling me and there was a time when I would have heard that and thought it was complete nonsense. Now I get it my life just seems to be falling into place.Throughout my life I have read loads of self help and definitely read the main […]

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