Lacey Haynes
Lacey Haynes is writing, teaching, creating and yoga-ing in London.

Entries by Lacey Haynes

Courage First, Talent Later: 10 Big Lessons Of 2015

(1) Comments | Posted December 31, 2015 | 2:42 PM


Learning a lesson isn't always a straightforward endeavour. I'm talking about the slow-burners -- the Groundhog Day lessons we encounter over and over that take years (or a lifetime) to fully get and integrate into the core of our being.

I've learned...

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Be Creative or Die Inside

(1) Comments | Posted January 17, 2014 | 9:37 PM


Perhaps it's a tad dramatic to assert that a lack of creativity will result in some form of internal death but hear me out because I'm pretty sure it's true.

First, let's define what it means to be creative. Creativity is not...

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6 Ways to be Gluten-Free Awesome

(4) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 11:10 AM


Whether by choice or chance, gluten is being ditched in hoards and droves. With GF foods becoming more accessible, it's easy to get caught up in the convenience and not ask the hard questions. I'm GF by choice and have a partner who is...

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That Magical Place Where No One Gets Hurt

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 3:52 PM


I'm in the forest in my salvaged ragtag bed sheet skirt. A basket filled with foraged mushrooms hangs in the crook of my arm as I walk flanked by deer and badgers, squirrels and butterflies. We're communing without words, breathing in fresh air -...

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We Should All Try Harder to Be Better

(0) Comments | Posted August 8, 2013 | 12:42 PM


You are not autonomous. You are not a sovereign state moving through a life that is all your own. The idea that you are a singular, impermeable being is totally bogus.

The choices you make impact more than just you. Your beliefs, your...

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Why the Hell Are You Still Eating Animals?

(1302) Comments | Posted July 30, 2013 | 12:12 PM


Call me an extremist. Say that I'm a hippy, vegan, vegetarian, fanatical, idealist. Tell me that these views are unrealistic and going to destroy the lives of countless farmers. Tell me this is just crazy. Make a joke about it.

It's hard to...

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You Suck Pretty Hard. What Next?

(2) Comments | Posted July 25, 2013 | 12:33 PM


You're feeling totally crap and having a hard time getting a grip. You're definitely struggling with accepting your situation as impermanent and you're doing that thing where you take everything that's wrong with your life, piling each unfortunate piece one atop the other, until...

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Class Farts and Other Awkward Yoga Situations

(11) Comments | Posted July 22, 2013 | 12:41 PM

People fart in yoga. It happens all the time. The statistics don't lie. In every single yoga class worldwide, at least one student drops a bomb.

If we all refuse to feel embarrassed from here on out though, then liberation will be ours.

You are not alone in...

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