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Spring Time Foraging

Spring is a wonderful time of the year with new growth and the promise of the Summer to come. Stinging Nettles We may not be able to do much at the moment with the lockdown but we can get out there and for some fresh, nutritious wild produce.  Foraging is a wonderful way of connecting…

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Lower Stress Levels with Meditation

More and more people are recognising the benefits of Meditation and how it can help lower stress levels and improve our quality of life. In today’s society, life has been a constant roller coaster of being on the go all the time. Demands of work, bringing up children, caring for others, the internet and social…

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Crisis Coping Mechanisms

Imogen Wall has written the post I planned to write, although she has done it better than I could have so I have decided to post her content, all credit to her off course.  What I would add is the calming method she describes is a scientifically proven (Summer 2019) method of calming the nervous…

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Quick and Easy Immune Support

With the news of the Corona Virus coming to the UK and the disproportionate levels of colds, flu, pneumonia etc. it is more important than ever before to look after our immune system, so here are some quick and easy immune support tips. For our immune system to function on a daily basis we need…

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Are you Sabotaging your Diet? Anti-vitamins – What you need to know

With the news this week of a 17-year-old teenager going deaf and blind due to nutritional deficiencies there has been a lot of discussions about diet and nutrients. Since primary school this boy has consumed only chips, crisps, white bread and occasionally ham and sausages. He is deficient in many vitamins and minerals, initially his…

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Are you hydrated enough?

Do you experience: Afternoon energy drop around 3-4pm Headaches or migraines Digestive issues Dull skin or spots Respiratory issues Frequent thirst or no thirst at all Reoccurring cystitis Frequent colds? Human beings are on average 50 to 75% water – two thirds of the total body weight. All the systems of the body need water…

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Improving your posture

We all spend so much time on computers, laptops, ipads, phones etc. these days it is hardly surprising that there are more and more people are seeking help for their back, neck, shoulder, elbow or wrist pains. Did you know the head can weigh up to 42lbs? If the head is held in a forward…

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How to strengthen your lower legs & feet

For lower back, hip, knee, calf, ankle or foot pain. Problems with the feet and ankles can cause issues with the knees, hips or lower back pain, so taking care of them is important especially if you are particularly active or have had an injury.    In my early 20s I broke my ankle awkwardly.  I…

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Introducing Scar Tissue Release

A few months ago I undertook the Scar Tissue Release Technique training from Alistair McGloughlin –  Bowen Tutor and have been amazed by the results. Scars interrupt normal functioning of the body.  Whether through accident or surgery they interrupt the normal function of the fascia system and may lead to problems such as muscular skeletal pain…

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Dairy – Are You Intolerant?

An allergy can be easy to spot with immediate reactions but an intolerance can be harder to realise as the symptoms can be apparent 30 minutes to two days of eating dairy, while some reactions can run concurrently. Some may be able to tolerate a small amount, say in tea for example, but symptoms appear…

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