Magic Hands Pt. 3: How to sell a book in 30 days

Say what you want, but money talks the loudest. Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify or Google Podcasts. Magic Hands is a four part mini-series that tells the story of yoga entrepreneur Sinnead Ali. Sinnead wrote a guidebook on special hand poses called mudras that are used to enhance your meditation, and started a crowdfunding campaign to get it published. The... Continue Reading →

Season 2 Trailer: Who am I? | Some Scuffs

This season, we set out to find our authentic voice. Subscribe on iTunes, Spotify or Google Podcasts.   The Twenty Statements Test is a psychological instrument that was designed to assess self-concept. The instructions are simple: There are twenty numbered blanks on the page below. Please write twenty answers to the simple question 'Who am I?' in the blanks.... Continue Reading →

Ep. 7: So your boss is toxic | Some Scuffs

Crazy unreasonable, or just downright crazy.   Subscribe on iTunes or Google Podcasts   We all know a supervisor, team leader or someone in a position of power who is abrasive, cruel or manipulative. It always troubled me that such people could conduct themselves this way without an ounce of remorse. In this episode, my friend Amelia... Continue Reading →

Can a dose of Insta-zen do any real good?

Instagram is one of the greatest contributors to my yoga anxiety. Yogini influencers deal heavy blows to my self-esteem (yes, we already know I have issues). I generally avoid social media to protect my mental health. While a lot of research suggests that social media can be harmful, there are also studies that are more... Continue Reading →

Ep. 1: Yogaphobia | Some Scuffs

Tanned, muscled but otherwise skinny girls, looking blissful whilst holding complicated poses like flying splits, headstands and other gravity-defying contortions I didn't know were possible.   Subscribe on iTunes.   That's what I think of when I think of yoga. Maybe it's because of all the yoga-related posts on Instagram. #yoga gives you more than 40 million... Continue Reading →

Trailer: Butterflies | Some Scuffs

So, I've working on a personal project for a while now and I'm a little excited but mostly nervous about sharing it. For the last few months, I've been experimenting with new ways of telling stories. The medium of audio recording and sound intrigued me, so I toyed with it and drafted many pieces. Hearing... Continue Reading →

Do you buy it?

I'm standing in my underwear in front of a full-length mirror in a stranger's home, surrounded by racks of boho dresses, printed rompers and lace crop tops. "Hun, have you got something on?" comes a voice from the backyard. "One minute!" I call from inside the house as I peel a dark midi dress off its hanger and... Continue Reading →

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