Article Category - "Healthy Lifestyle Choices"

Be Activated – Muscle Activation

Be Activated – Muscle Activation

A powerful new perspective on why the body becomes dysfunctional.

Be Activated is an impressive technique that re-awakens muscles which have become lazy or have forgotten how they are supposed to work.

The human body is amazing. It is intelligent, intuitive and it will sacrifice anything to keep you moving.  When muscles don’t work correctly in one area of your body another  will take up the slack; working overtime. Unfortunately these compensations put us at risk because they more often lead to inefficient movement patterns, pain and injury.… Read more

Posted on February 9, 2017

Pain – when the treatment hurts more than the injury

Pain – when the treatment hurts more than the injury

Many of use have injured ourselves at some point in our lives, broken a bone or thrown our backs out.
Personally for me it was back pain, a combination of standing for long work hours and stress would mean that I would regularly be in a lot of pain. Those of you who have back pain will understand the crippling, nauseating relentless pain, the kind of pain that strong pills only take the edge off.… Read more

Posted on February 7, 2017

Rolfing – To Iron Out Life’s Bumps

Rolfing – To Iron Out Life’s Bumps

My first baby was induced and weighed 10lbs. The hard birth did not surprise me but the sensations in my body after did. I felt like a bus had hit me!  

Baby No. 1 (10 lbs)

We had fertility issues on both sides of the family and we thought if we wanted no. 2 we needed to get on with it. I was lucky enough to be a newly qualified Rolfer at the time.Read more

Posted on January 31, 2017

Why Acupuncture is Great for Women

Why Acupuncture is Great for Women

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) believes the body contains 5 vital substances for life.

By using a combination of acupuncture, herbs, good food and exercise to preserve these fluids you will be given the best opportunity to live a long and healthy life.

Today we are going to focus on one of those fluids – blood and why it’s vital for women.

Facts about TCM Blood
  • It’s manufactured in the body using elements of the food we eat
  • It nourishes the body by bringing nutrients to tissues
  • It moisturises the body – so that tissues don’t dry out
  • Blood nourishes and houses the mind keeping us happy
  • It determines menstruation
So why is this vital for women?… Read more
Posted on January 20, 2017

How can Psychotherapy help?

How can Psychotherapy help? What Is psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic counselling are talking therapies. Your therapist will provide safe, expert talking therapy which helps people with emotional, social or mental health problems.

How can psychotherapy help?

Sessions with a therapist offer an environment in which you can express your feelings and gain a deeper insight into your difficulties. Psychotherapy sessions are confidential, so you can talk about things you might not feel comfortable discussing with anyone else.… Read more

Posted on January 18, 2017

How Can Acupuncture Help You?

How Can Acupuncture Help You? What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is an ancient healing art that originates in China. There are ancient Chinese texts written over 2000 years ago which describes a system of diagnosis and treatment which correlate with modern acupuncture texts. It is therefore a well established system that has preventative medicine at its heart.

What Does The Science Say?

The W.H.O. World Health Organisation has reviewed the research carried out and issued a list of conditions that have shown benefit from acupuncture treatment some of which are listed below.… Read more

Posted on January 17, 2017