Sam Whitaker | Yoga & Pilates

 sam@sam-whitaker.com

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Below are a selection of articles I have written for online publications. If any of the topics jump out at you please do click on the link and have a read, they are free to everyone.

 

I'd love to hear your thoughts, and please do get in touch and let me know if there's any particular topic you'd like me to write about next!

We’ve all been there. You wake up in the morning and just feel generally flat.

The days merge into one and even the simplest tasks are an effort.

You mindlessly go through the motions.

 

Bored, tired and uninspired with no motivation, direction or enthusiasm for life. That’s exactly how I felt a year ago... click here to continue to the full article

"5 tips for when you're stuck in a rut"

 Underpinned (August 2019)

Although I only discovered yoga towards the end of my corporate career, I remember that every time I sat down at my desk I would instantly kick my shoes off to sit cross-legged on the chair. Even if there were armrests, I’d find a way to somehow wedge my knees above or under them. Extracting my body from the chair is another story, but I wouldn’t feel comfortable sitting any other way – it’s as if my body already knew what my mind hadn’t yet worked out.... click here to continue to the full article

"Why I quit my job in the City to become a freelance yoga teacher"

 Underpinned (June 2019)

Is it just me, or is there pressure these days to have it all? To excel at work, have an active social life, eat healthily, exercise regularly, have a tidy home and strike the perfect work-life balance by making time for ‘self-care’.

We cram as much as possible into our day, but still feel we’re not doing enough. If we do well in one area, the ball drops in another and that’s where our focus goes – where we should have, could have, done better.

This constant state of high alert is stressful, and if taken too far even the simplest task can overwhelm... click here to continue to the full article

"How slowing down can improve your wellbeing"

  Underpinned (June 2019)