If only I could get some sleep

Michelle always felt tired and sleepy in the day time, because she could not sleep at night. It usually took her more than 1 hour to fall asleep, and sometimes even the whole night until 5-6am, even though she was really sleepy. Daniel a 12 years old, used to lie down on his desk at […]

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Can my posture affect my hormones?

Can my posture affect my hormones? The short answer is – yes it can!   Amy Cuddy* from Harvard University has done research on how body language impacts hormones. One of her studies showed how levels of salivary testosterone and cortisol are impacted when someone is in an upright posture vs when someone is in […]

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Click..ouch! Was that my jaw?

Jaw pain is no laughing matter!   The jaw, also known as the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), is one of the most frequently used joints in the body. It is used for talking, eating, sucking and yawning. The TMJ muscles activate and oppose gravity to keep the mouth closed. When the mouth is slightly open, the TMJ […]

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What is Stress doing to our digestion?

What is stress doing to our digestion? Almost every client I see, tells me they’re having problems with their digestion – but why? When you feel like you’re doing all the ‘right’ things food-wise, it can be frustrating to experience ongoing digestive difficulties. Symptoms such as bloating, excess gas, cramping pains, alternating constipation and diarrhoea, […]

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A simple and easy guide to how acupuncture works

  Today, I was trawling through Facebook looking for ideas for another blog. When I came across an excellent short 3min video simply describing how acupuncture really works. It was so easy to understand that I decided to just simply post the link to the video, (link at bottom of this blog), as well as […]

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The Age of Anxiety; Stress and Hypnotherapy

STRESS AND HYPNOTHERAPY   Some have called this the “Age of Anxiety”. The demands that we are struggling to meet in our everyday lives are increasing alongside our levels of stress. The sources of stress are numerous and inevitable. Hypnosis is a stres management tool that can help build relaxation skills and a sense of […]

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Gut Health – You are what you eat

Approximately 6-7 years ago I attended a seminar on “Gut Health”. Ever since then I have been a big advocate of the importance of gut health and the overall wellbeing. In health circles there isn’t a more important quote than; “you are what you eat”! What I am happy to see is the amount of […]

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Why is Women’s Health suffering?

Women’s health is suffering terribly, and it’s time for something to change.   In our fast-paced, modern society, we are seeing ever-greater incidence of challenges to women’s health, including infertility, chronic PMS and period pain, endometriosis, PCOS, burnout, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and sheer exhaustion.   At the very root of such issues, is the chronic […]

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Is Posture the Window to Your Health?

Is Posture the Window to Your Health? We all want better health, and the ability to thrive day to day. Well into February and the motivation for some that began at the beginning of the year towards better health is still reasonably high. So before we get to burn out stage, and lose motivation due […]

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Why am I so exhausted? The low-down on adrenal fatigue.

Why am I so exhausted? The low-down on adrenal fatigue.   Chronic exhaustion is often the product of long-term stress, which results in adrenal fatigue. In modern society, where stress and busy timelines prevail, adrenal fatigue is becoming more and more common, with many people finding it hard to get themselves out of bed, let […]

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