YOGspiration

A Life-Changing Lesson For All

A Life-Changing Lesson For All

One of the most common epidemics infecting the world, particularly the developed world, is known as Taking Life For Granted. Sadly, it often requires one to experience tragedy, either directly or indirectly in order to pay more attention to, and show more gratitude for not […]

The Summer Of No Regrets

The Summer Of No Regrets

“Life is short”. “Carpe Diem”. “Live Your Dreams” etcetera. Whether posted on a billboard or tattooed in script on a college girl’s foot, there is no shortage of cheesy inspirational mottos out there reminding us how to live our lives. And yet while cheesy and […]

Former Rugby Star Turns From Blob to YOG

Former Rugby Star Turns From Blob to YOG

I had a smile like a split watermelon when I saw my old rugby team mate make a major life changing decision, and shed the weight that basically made him famous. I played with Matt Dunning at the NSW Waratahs from 2000-2002 (that’s me swimming […]

Does GOLF = YOG?

Does GOLF = YOG?

With the Golfing world in a frenzy this week  during the US Masters tournament, we examine just how yoggish the sport is. The Game For many, golf is just an activity where rich people hit a little ball around a park for 5+ hours. One […]

American Football vs Rugby

American Football vs Rugby

In the wake of the Super Bowl XLVIII,  and following the USA Rugby 7s tournament, now is a good time to address that burning question: ‘Which has more YOG appeal – American Football or Rugby?’ Yes, I may be Australian where rugby is popular and […]

The 2 Minute Rule

The 2 Minute Rule

The 2 Minute Rule YOGs take care of their shit. They get shit done. If procrastination is one of your worst habits and small tasks tend to pile up to become bigger chores, try applying the ‘2 minute rule’ to your daily routine. Basically, if […]

South African YOG wins Mavericks Big Wave Surf Contest

South African YOG wins Mavericks Big Wave Surf Contest

In the chilly Northern Californian waters near Half Moon Bay, 40 year old Durban born YOG Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker claimed the title of Mavericks Invitational Champion of 2013/2014. With a waiting period of 5 months, contest organizers are very selective about the ideal weather and […]

Random Acts Of YOG – Episode 1

Kicking off a series of short videos featuring random acts of kindness is this commemoration of National Hug Day. Hopefully this series will inspire not just YOGs but everyone to get out there and make just a small gesture to help put a smile on […]

Why You Need To Give and Receive a Hug Immediately!

Why You Need To Give and Receive a Hug Immediately!

So apparently it’s National Hug Day here in the US, and boy is it needed here with tension levels rising as people return to work after the holidays, or as for many parts of America, because it’s just so damn cold! But hugs should be […]

Martin Luther King Jnr (Jan 15, 1929 – April 4 1968)

Martin Luther King Jnr (Jan 15, 1929 – April 4 1968)

When Dr Martin Luther King Jnr was assassinated, he was barely into his YOGhood years (aged 39). But by then, he had already achieved so much, most notably his role in the advancement of African American civil rights through non-violent activism which lead to him […]