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Alissa is a yoga teacher, graphic designer, and creative writer based in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Latest blog posts

Chapter One: It’s just the beginning

13 May 2020|

I’ve just finished editing chapter one of my novel, with much guidance from my incredible writing mentor. The story remained the same, but I made a lot of improvements. Here are the changes I made.

Breathing exercises for a changing world

27 April 2020|

Breathing exercises not only help strengthen the respiratory and immune systems, but they can also help to manage anxiety in challenging times. Here are three techniques to help manage emotions and keep yourself well.

Mental wellness in isolation

9 April 2020|

You may have found that during this global pandemic there have been a few ups and downs in terms of your emotional well-being. These five tips can help you get through this isolation period.

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Follow Alissa’s writing journey

Alissa is currently editing her first novel in the genre of contemporary fiction. She also enjoys writing “twisted tales” — short stories and flash fiction where things aren’t always as they seem.

Stay updated as she shares her writing process in a vlog and blog.



Are you searching for a way to reconnect with yourself, get to know your body, and create clarity of mind? Don’t know where to begin? This might be just what you need. I have created two online yoga videos, each about half an hour long, and two meditations, each under ten minutes long. Just tiny morsels of your day!

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