How you can ‘change your brain’ to enable you to cope better with stress and anxiety

By |2020-01-10T16:06:16+01:0025th November 2019|Uncategorized|

There is a ‘fine line’ between stress and anxiety.  These two words now seem to have become part of our everyday language. They go hand in hand, with our daily interactions, often a consequence of our busy lives. There always seems so much to do, regardless of the season, however at this time of year, [...]

Men: Let’s talk about stress

By |2019-11-15T14:25:31+01:007th November 2019|Blog Post|

Every year thousands of men and women across the globe take part in ‘Movember’ a month of campaigning, activities and moustache growing to bring attention to the very real issues around men’s mental and physical health. Many men find it notoriously difficult to translate their feelings and emotions into words, and whilst Movember and Men’s [...]

A perfectly balanced team – Meet the Rowan House Family!

By |2019-11-15T14:26:34+01:0015th October 2019|Blog Post|

Holistic health and wellness may not quite be our traditional model of medicine, but it is widely accepted that there are eight Pillars of Wellness: Physical Nutritional Emotional Social Spiritual Intellectual Financial Environmental To create a life in balance it’s essential to be mindful of all eight pillars, and it’s much the same in business [...]

The S.I.M.P.L.E guide to being an amazing birthing partner 

By |2019-11-15T14:27:49+01:0017th September 2019|Blog Post|

So you’ve been asked to be a birthing partner? Congratulations! Supporting someone through birth can be a wonderful experience... However, you might be feeling a little nervous about your role. Concerned about whether you’ll get it right? Hoping that you’ll help rather than hinder? Wondering how you’ll react when the time comes and this labour [...]

The amazing benefits of breastfeeding

By |2019-11-15T14:28:43+01:0031st July 2019|Blog Post|

World Breastfeeding Week is an annual celebration which is held in more than 120 countries. The goal, to encourage breastfeeding and provide support and education to families across the world. According to the World Health Organisation, breastfeeding promotes better health for mothers and children alike. In fact, they say... “Increasing breastfeeding to near-universal levels could [...]

Are you making life more complicated than it needs to be?

By |2019-11-15T14:29:21+01:0012th July 2019|Blog Post|

Oooh that’s a pretty loaded question isn’t it? And one that probably requires more than just a little honesty... But with our mission to help you discover and embrace life’s balance, this month we’re challenging you to take a look inwards and ask yourself... “Am I making this more complicated than it needs to be?” [...]

How to break the cycle of negative thinking and finally move on from your past

By |2020-01-10T16:06:31+01:0017th June 2019|Blog Post|

Relationship breakups, losing your job, bereavement, abuse, redundancy, making a rather large mistake… even simply saying something awful that you really didn’t mean. Hurt and trauma come in all shapes and sizes, often in forms that we don’t expect. But if we can’t find the strength and will to move forward, it can truly affect [...]

Happy, Healthy Bumps, Babies and Children!

By |2019-11-15T14:31:46+01:0028th May 2019|Blog Post|

Pregnancy and Parenthood plays a very special role at Rowan House, predominantly due to my own long and turbulent fertility journey, my highly medicalised and invasive twin pregnancy and my emotional and complicated postnatal period.  My own journey placed a huge strain on my physical and emotional wellbeing and has fueled a passion for supporting [...]

8 tips to prepare for birth and enjoy a healthy pregnancy

By |2019-11-15T14:32:46+01:0028th May 2019|Blog Post|

From the moment you first find out you are pregnant, life takes a different direction; a new path that is unique and exciting. You imagine your baby growing from a seed to a kiwi to water melon and spend hours on Instagram and Pinterest browsing cute baby outfits, yummy mummy ensembles and planning the perfectly [...]