Building resilience takes time and patience, this insightful blog offers a toolkit, and a hope, to those who are in need of putting on their cape of protection.
Tag: Alison Braithwaite
Our bodies are a beautiful piece of engineering and we often take them for granted. Without a full range of regular movement, and particularly as we move beyond 40, muscles and tendons will start to tighten, lose flexibility and eventually cause us physical issues, such as back or shoulder pain or shortened tendons. Enter MoGaChi…
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 … Read More Relax with Aromatherapy
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 … Read More Super Boost your Energy
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, … Read More Control your fear
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.
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*.
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 … Read More Stress: the facts & fixes