Most of us are not getting enough sleep, but it’s more complex than you might think. Some of the facts around sleep, and its role on our health and wellbeing, are still a mystery, even to scientists. The Daily Mirror reported that one survey found that “Nearly a third of the population are suffering from insomnia which is affecting their health”. This survey of … Read More Sleep: Are you getting enough quality zzz’s?
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 … Read More Finding Life Balance
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. … Read More Super Charge your Resilience
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.
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.
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 … Read More Keeping your Mojo after 40!
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
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.
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*.