Stoptober 2016 : one year…

one year… one year… I made a video not to celebrate the event (even though I will!) but to explain how I did it. So, thank you very much for watching the following video! In this video I am presenting my own personal experience with Stoptober 2015 and the tools I have used to quit smoking. […]

2016 : resolutions & yoga challenge

Well, Happy 2016! (if we decide to believe in dates…) I have spent three days over the Christmas period (at Salus, Withnell Hall, Chorley) in teaching / discussing / planning but most of all understanding New Year Resolutions and how to make them work. New Year Resolutions are no different from any other resolution and […]

Stoptober 2015: 3* month & pain

I have learned something new; and here it is! I don’t know if you remember when I was previously writing about the three-worse-three: third day, third week and third month. My ‘cruellest month’ is not April (thanks T.S. Eliot) but December. I woke up one day, about two and a half weeks after having quit also […]

Stoptober 2015: friends & habits

I went to Liverpool to celebrate something important with a couple of close friends. Do you know, those kind of friends who really know you and you really know them; and you can talk and tell stories and they are always there to help you. That kind of friends. We have known each others for years, years […]

Stoptober 2015: 1 Nov & my Chimp Brain

No panic! It’s the 22 Nov and I’m still a very happy non-smoker! As advised by the chemist and by the literature I’ve been reading, I’m still using only the patches (no gums, lozenges, or other), even if sometimes I forget to put them on (!) and I normally realize that in the middle of […]