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Article Category - "Healthy Lifestyle Choices"

Work : Life Balance

Work : Life Balance

The elusive work life balance that is much talked about, but the reality of it probably eludes most of us.  So how do you know if your Work:Life balance is totally out of whack?

Think of something nice like a hair appointment or a massage…. is the next thought in your head “I don’t have time for “?  If so then you have a problem.

Stress is sneaky. We need a certain amount of it to keep us on our toes, but it creeps up little by little, like the sand in an old fashioned egg timer.… Read more

Posted on March 2, 2017

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 reawakens 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

How Can Psychotherapy Help?

How Can Psychotherapy Help?

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