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Finding Life Balance

In our busy lives it’s easy to get out of balance.  We may focus too much energy on a particular aspect of life, whilst not paying enough attention to the other important areas of life.  This is known as our ‘life balance’  

This week’s blog takes a peek at the warning signs when life balance is not in play, and  gives a practical tool for you to check your own life balance, with an easy first stage activity to getting it back on track Continue reading “Finding Life Balance”

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Super Charge your Resilience

You don’t have to be a super hero or have special powers to build your resilience, you just need a little know-how, and a lot of the right mind set.

I’m going to talk about resilience from two angles here, the ability to bounce back when you’ve taken a knock in life, and the in-the-moment resilience when you hit a stressful or scary situation.  I’ll kick off with my own resilience story to give you some insight into my own journey. Continue reading “Super Charge your Resilience”

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The Healing Power of Meditation

Neurological studies have proven that meditation changes the brain, promoting wellbeing across mind, body and soul.  In our chaotic world, could meditation be the answer to all of our problems?

In this week’s wellbeing blog I’ll share my own journey into meditation and the three guided meditations I use with clients; one to relax, one to balance and one to heal. Continue reading “The Healing Power of Meditation”

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Harnessing a calm mind in a hectic world

A calm mind promotes peace, confidence, and ultimately happiness.  This is what could be termed as having good mental health or wellbeing.

What does a calm mind mean to you? This week I’ll be sharing three techniques that you can use to harness a calm mind.
Continue reading “Harnessing a calm mind in a hectic world”

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Keeping your Mojo after 40!

Tom Clancy once said “life is about learning; when you stop learning, you die”.
I say “life is amount movement; a fusion of mind and body working together, when you stop, it kinda all seizes up!”

As a woman hurtling faster than I’d like to the big 50, I’ve experienced that inevitable shift and change in my body through my 30’s and 40’s.  This week I’ll be sharing a little of my own story and how that led me to create MoGaChi. Continue reading “Keeping your Mojo after 40!”

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Relax with Aromatherapy

In 2001 I embarked on a learning journey into aromatherapy and natural health, which followed an already established passion in all things wellbeing.  That means when it comes to relaxing, I have a few tricks up my sleeve.

This week I’m going to share with you the wonders of aromatherapy; where it started, how it works, what it works for, and a few oils to get your aroma-juices flowing. Continue reading “Relax with Aromatherapy”

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Super Boost your Energy

If you’ve ever had ‘that’ morning feeling, or an afternoon slump, this blog is for you.  Super boost your energy in a morning and make sure you keep going to bedtime, then sleep like a baby.

As the summer draws to a close and the Autumn draws nearer, we start to feel a shift in our bodies, and our energy levels.  This week I’ll take a short dip into the science behind that shift,  give you a couple of energy routines and some key pointers for keeping your energy boosted. Continue reading “Super Boost your Energy”

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Control your fear

If we let fear in it will consume us, control our thoughts, actions and reactions.  Fear that’s fed will grow big in our stomaches and strengthen in our minds, until it has won over our very being, and turned into a phobia that haunts us daily.

This week I’ll share a my own (brief) story of anxiety that led to a fear and panic, a little bit about the science of what happens to us physically and mentally, and give you some practical techniques you can try. Continue reading “Control your fear”

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Beat your inner critic with self compassion

When we accept who we are, all of who we are, and know that we are good enough in every way, something magical happens.

For many of us our self critic is an ever present voice in our head or feeling in the pit of our stomaches.  This week’s wellbeing blog addresses how this critic grows and how to control it. Continue reading “Beat your inner critic with self compassion”

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Healing with Reiki

Reiki is a form of natural healing that was developed in 18th century Japan by a Buddhist monk named Usui Sensei.

Reiki works holistically across mind, body, spiritual and emotional self.  Healing mental and physical pain and discomfort.  This week’s blog will give a brief history to reiki, what it’s helpful for, and how it’s used. Continue reading “Healing with Reiki”

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Healing with Acupressure

The ancient art of acupressure can relieve aches and pains, remove energy blockages and restore the body’s balance

Acupressure brings quick relief in many situations where stress and tension start to show in our bodies.  This technique is based on the theory that good health depends on the free movement of energy around the body*. Continue reading “Healing with Acupressure”

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Stress: the facts & fixes

You may not be able to avoid stress altogether, but you can learn resilience against it, and lessen the negative effects of stress.

Stress, especially that relating to work, is stated as the second most frequent health problem, impacting one third of employed people in the European Union (Varvogli & Darviri, 2011).  Although stress is a part of life, and a little bit won’t do you any harm, raised  levels of stress without down time will affect your health.  This week’s blog has a quick peek into the science before giving you lots of tools and techniques to use. Continue reading “Stress: the facts & fixes”