Journal

Poses for peace: pairing practice and playlist
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Low and slow: in praise of staycations

Slow living is one of life’s greatest joys and the movement has gained real momentum in recent years. Living better, acting consciously, thinking h...

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How to design an at-home wellness retreat

In the UK, we’re back in lockdown, which means finding new, creative ways of looking after ourselves and investing in our mental and physical healt...

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Our favourite HIIT and cardio-based workouts

Combining yoga and pilates with high energy workouts or more dynamic gym sessions is an important part of a varied and effective exercise routine. ...

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What is the third eye?

The third eye, in yoga terms a ‘chakra’ or energy centre, is located between the eyebrows. In ancient times, it was also believed to be the locatio...

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An easy, healthy hit for mid-week eating

Need mid-week recipe inspiration? Look no further than this week’s simple, grain-based bake. Ingredients: Serves one as a main or two as a side dis...

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How to do less and live more

Fitness fads and wellbeing trends come and go, but the quest for wellness and healthy living stays the same. Here at M Life we love and are always ...

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M Life meditations: part four

We’re delighted to share our final M Life meditation, part of a four-part series of short and easily replicable mental techniques and exercises to ...

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This is the M Life AW2020 collection

We are delighted to share a carefully curated collection for autumn winter 2020. Consisting of luxury loungewear and exercise essentials, this seas...

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M Life meditations: part three

We’re delighted to share our third M Life meditation, part of a four-part series of short and easily replicable mental techniques and exercises to ...

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M Life meditations: part two

We’re delighted to share our second M Life meditation, part of a four-part series of short and easily replicable mental techniques and exercises to...

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M Life meditations: part one

To say that life has been a little hectic recently is somewhat of an understatement. And we know that we’re not dealing with the worst that the pan...

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How to get a better night's sleep

Many things can make sleeping - or at least getting to sleep - feel like a chore. The summer heat, anxiety about work, general restlessness, too mu...

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Our favourite weekend snack recipes

Weekend snacks are a thing to behold, whether they accompany a glass or two on a Friday night, an afternoon in the garden on Saturday or whet the a...

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Attitudes and affirmations for health and happiness

Practising certain ways of thinking can seem unnatural or strange. Deliberately aiming to feel or express an emotion doesn’t seem like something we...

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Returning to yoga: tips for staying safe as studios reopen

A return to our cherished classes and much-loved studios is just around the corner. While we can’t contain our excitement, practising in a safe and...

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Our favourite yoga studios

This week we want to show solidarity with those who are also dedicated to bringing the restorative, life-changing pursuit of yoga to others and sup...

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What to wear to yoga

A carefully curated yoga wardrobe can be truly something to behold. Having the right yoga gear can be empowering, uplifting and sartorially stunnin...

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10 minute micro yoga workout

New to yoga or stuck in a rut? Do not fear. This week is all about micro-yoga: practising yoga in short bursts and creating a tiny window for yoga ...

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How to kit out a yoga home studio

All the yoga equipment you’ll ever need. The beauty of yoga is that we don’t need a lot of equipment or expensive gadgets to get into it. In fac...

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How to deal with stress: techniques for relaxation

We often find ourselves in situations where we can’t help but panic. Where feelings of stress just won’t go away. Panic, stress and anxiety are som...

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May Yoga Pose of the month

Mariachyasana C (mar-ee-chee-AHS-anna), literally means a ray of light (of the sun or moon). Marichi is the son of Brahma and chief of the Maruts (...

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What to eat post-yoga

How we like to nourish body and soul Yoga comes in many forms. We practice with different intentions, at varying levels of intensity and in a whole...

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How to start the day the yoga way

Curating a morning routine is about starting the day right. Rituals are an important part of being (or striving to be) a yogi or simply creating th...

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How to clean a yoga mat

Care and maintenance to make a yoga mat last With lockdown in full swing, we’re getting a lot of use out of our yoga mats. M Life mats are designed...

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Our bank holiday plans

Bank holidays at home The early May Bank Holiday is one of our favourites. Spring has well and truly sprung, Summer is just around the corner and ...

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M Life Mantras

This week at M Life we’re sharing some of our favourite mantras and wise words. Cropping up at poignant times and sticking with us forever, as we g...

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M Life’s lessons and confessions

Things we’ve learnt in lockdown In the spirit of truthfulness and openness, this week at M Life we thought we’d share some of the surprising things...

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April Yoga Pose of the month

Shalabhasana – Locust or grasshopper pose. Salabhasana (pronounced shah-lah-BAHS-uh-nuh), also commonly known as Locust Pose, is an intermediate ba...

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The M Life lockdown list

Our M Life community – that’s you! – are experts in pursuing peace and harmony in your daily lives. But even the most centred and grounded of us ne...

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Living a yoga-inspired lifestyle

Yoga isn’t just an exercise phenomenon, it’s an art form, philosophy and way of living. Despite the numerous yoga traditions and types, all belongi...

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March Yoga Pose of the month

Ardha Matsyendrasana – Half Lord of the Fishes pose. Ardha Matsyendrasana pronounced ARE-dah MOT-see-en-DRAHS-anna is a half spinal twist seated yo...

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February Yoga Pose of the month

Utthita Trikonasana – Extended Triangle Pose Utthita Trikonasana pronounced oo-TEE-tah tree-koh-NAH-suh-nuh  is a standing yoga pose that tones ...

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Being Present

Being present Many of us have PBG – presence-based guilt. We don’t focus or fully commit our attention or focus on one single thing, person, emotio...

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A moment of meditation

Andrés Norèn is the Founder & Director of Still Moments Meditation.  He is a long term teacher of Vedic Meditation. Mentored by leaders in the...

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Yoga pose of the month

Child's Pose  Balasana (child’s pose) is a restful pose that can precede or follow any asana. It lengthens and stretches the spine. Relieves neck a...

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How to Create a Yoga Space at Home

How to Create a Yoga Space at Home Whatever your ability level with yoga is, sometimes we are too busy to head to the studio. Whether it's the day ...

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Roma Blair: The Mother of Yoga

This week we wanted to share with you one of M Life London’s Inspirational Women. As many of our customers will know the M Life Team are passionate...

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Activated Charcoal Tonic

Activated charcoal seems to be the current buzz and is popping up on the shelves of the juice bars in the know.This sparked my interest and I decid...

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Summer Smoothie Breakfast Bowl

A nutritious smoothie breakfast bowl is a popular way to start the day in our household and this summer version is a current favourite.I added cucu...

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Mindfulness

The quiet hours of the morning can be the ideal time to focus on mindfulness. This means paying attention and being fully aware of what is happenin...

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Choosing a Mantra

A mantra is a sound, word or sentence said during meditation to aid concentration or infuse a particular energy into your meditating. They can be ...

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Yoga Pose of the Month

Every month we will bring your attention to the individual yoga poses sharing the benefits of each pose to gain a deeper understanding of each asa...

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Daily Rituals

A daily yoga practice gives you the chance to recentre, reflect and celebrate the small things. Practising self-care enables us to press pause on ...

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