Stress & Acupuncture

So many people feel overwhelmed and stressed. Most of us are juggling several different roles, struggling to get everything done or dealing with challenging life changes/circumstances. In Chinese Medicine, stress is considered energetically in the body as it is manifested in different ways, depending on our individual strengths and weaknesses. Acupuncture can help to move our stuck energy, release stagnation, and make us feel stronger when we are feeling vulnerable.

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By |October 30th, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

Stress & Exercise

Stress helps us to cope with challenging situations in the short term. The body, when stressed is prepared to fight, flight or freeze and is on high alert.  However, if the body is constantly stressed, this is where stress can have a major impact on the body.  So, blood pressure, heart rate and breathing will increase, putting pressure on the heart and other internal organs. Moods can change and irritability and depression can occur.  Eating habits can change, causing weight loss or gain (obesity and diabetes), possibly leading to anxiety.  This will also cause poor digestion, headaches and even alcohol and drug abuse. […]

By |October 30th, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

The 1001 Critical Days -Conception to Age 2 Period

The 1001 Critical Days – The importance of Conception to Age 2 Period

Developmental Physiotherapist and Infant Massage Instructor Rachel Pailes discusses this crucial period and why Baby Massage is the perfect way to start  infant development out on the right track. […]

By |October 1st, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

Newsletter 3 – Pregnancy and Parenthood

Expectant mothers and babies/children are a unique group of clients who at times need individual care and advice from those with specialist skills, knowledge and training. […]

By |October 1st, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

3 tips for good sleep – from Ayurveda to modern science

As much as your teenage self resented the advice, your parents were right – getting a good night’s sleep IS essential. During the sleeping hours, the body performs critical processes that are essential for both mind and body, and lack of sleep, or poor quality sleep, is very detrimental to health over the long term. […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Blog Post|1 Comment

How can Hypnotherapy help you to sleep?

Some of us can only manage 6 hours others in excess of 10 but at the end of the day, no pun intended, sleep is something we all need to do.

Sleeping isn’t just a case of laying down closing our eyes and resting .There’s a process behind it and a reason why we do it. Not only does it give our body’s time to heel and restore but sleep allows us to process and correctly store the information we’ve gathered throughout the day, rather like backing up a computer. […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

Could Hypnotherapy help improve your round of Golf ?

National Golf Month

Seeing as the sun has now begun to shine for longer than 5 minutes per day it seems approriate that the month of May see’s the launch of “National Golf Month”.

National Golf Month or NGM is an initiative driven by the British Golf Industry Association (BGIA) with the aim of getting people to try golf for first time, get back into golf, or improve their existing golf game. […]

By |May 8th, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

IBS Awareness Month

April brings us IBS Awareness Month

IBS (irritable Bowel Syndrome) is one of the most common disorders seen by Doctors, with around 1 out of 10 people being affected.  Unfortunately there is no cure, but there are ways to help improve the symptoms.

I have teamed up with two of our Practitioners from Rowan House who tell me how their treatments can help improve symptoms, making it easier for sufferers. […]

By |April 26th, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

Seasonal Acupuncture Treatments

Acupuncture is perhaps best known for its effects on musculoskeletal issues, in fact this year’s Acupuncture Awareness week is focusing on sports injuries and has Rebecca Adlington as the ambassador.  However, did you realise that acupuncture is also useful to help keep us balanced, and to prevent illness from occurring in the first place? […]

By |March 11th, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments

Acupuncture Awareness Week

March brings us Acupuncture Awareness Week (7th to 13th March, 2016.)  To help raise awareness of Acupuncture and to make people aware of just how much it can help I have teamed  up with Nicola Rycroft, our acupuncturist who is based at Rowan House. […]

By |March 10th, 2016|Blog Post|0 Comments