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How Having a Doula Affects Positive Birth Outcome

How Having a Doula Affects Positive Birth Outcome With professional Doula Services on the rise, partly thanks to celebrity praise from well-known names such as Meghan Markle and Nicole Kidman, one has to wonder what really are the benefits of having a Doula by your side in the delivery room and beyond?

We’ve gathered up the statistics so you don’t have to!

Firstly, what is a Doula?

A doula is somebody that provides non-medical support for mothers throughout pregnancy, birth and beyond.… Read more

Posted on July 8, 2019

4 Reasons Why Yoga Is Best Practiced During Summer

4 Reasons Why Yoga Is Best Practiced During Summer

So often, people let their health & exercise habits slip during the summer months. With holidays, weddings & BBQs, wellness just seems to fall through the cracks. This, however, creates an influx of anxiety as August appears and shakes everybody to their core, literally.

 

So, what are the benefits of starting or continuing a yoga practice in summer?

 

Quieter Classes

As summer is a time for families and friends to get away from their daily routine, yoga classes tend to be a little quieter – leaving more room to breathe, move around your mat and not worry about knocking your neighbour Susan in the nose during a swan-dive.… Read more

Posted on July 1, 2019

5 Ways To Entertain Your Kids This Summer

5 Ways To Entertain Your Kids This Summer

The sun is out, the kids are off school and the novelty wears thin when havoc at home ensues due to boredom. We’ve written 5 tips to help you keep your little ones entertained during the summer months in every weather condition!

1. Pitch Up A Tent!

There’s nothing kids love more than a camping experience. You can easily pick up a cheap tent and bring that getaway feeling to your own back-garden, or even your sitting room.Read more

Posted on June 12, 2019

How Vinyasa Yoga Creates Stillness In The Mind

How Vinyasa Yoga Creates Stillness In The Mind

 

Vinyasa yoga is best known by its dynamic nature. It works through a flowing sequence in accordance with each breath. So, how then, can such a fast-paced class actually bring stillness to the mind?

1. Quietens the Inner Critic

It takes a few minutes to really get into ‘the flow’ of a Vinyasa class. At first, your joints are stiff, you don’t know what’s coming next in the sequence and you may be carrying stresses from your day at work or home.… Read more

Posted on May 29, 2019

Drop The Botox! How Facial Acupuncture Can Slow Down Ageing

Drop The Botox! How Facial Acupuncture Can Slow Down Ageing Can Acupuncture really replace Botox?

The desire to slow down the ageing process is common to all. Interventions like Botox work well for filling in lines but leave the ageing of the body and skin unaffected. What we really want is to put the brakes on the ageing process in the whole body.

Facial rejuvenation acupuncture works directly on lines by making the skin produce keratin and collagen to plump out wrinkles.Read more

Posted on May 29, 2019

How Reflexology helps IBS, Hormones & Headaches

How Reflexology helps IBS, Hormones & Headaches

Reflexology is so much more than a relaxing foot massage. Reflexology is based on the principal that certain reflex points on the feet correspond to different body organs and systems, and that pressing them creates real benefits for the person’s health. It is a unique treatment that benefits those suffering from a broad spectrum of health conditions and disorders.

What common conditions can reflexology treat?

 

1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

20% of people in Ireland suffer from this embarrassing health condition but there is little doctors can do to help other than a prescription of tablets which can even perpetuate symptoms.… Read more

Posted on February 13, 2019