The simple things in life – living with a somatic view everyday

Several months ago my husband and I were talking about happiness and the rising statistics with depression and anxiety in many countries. We then asked each other what is Denmark doing different to the rest of the world? Every year they are top of the list for being one of the happiest and content nations. So why? Considering they have very little sunlight from October to March and their weather is very cold and wet during that time, what [...]

Do You REALLY have control of your health, well being and life?

We live in a very busy world and with the increase number of people suffering with anxiety, digestive disorders, Chronic fatigue syndrome and Inflammatory conditions, it is good to ask ourselves, are we in control of our life or is our life controlling us?I am sure you would agree that modern technology has been a great tool to make communication, education, research and development much more accessible to the average person.  We could also state that with supermarkets and [...]

What is Anxiety? What can we do to deal with it?

Globally more than 300 million people suffer with depression and 260 million suffer from anxiety disorders, many of whom live with both. The World Health Organisation found that these disorders cost the global economy US$1 trillion in lost productivity each year.With the recent World Bipolar Day on 30th March 2018 and the World Health day on 7th April, it is very important to raise awareness of this global health issue. In today’s blog we are going to look at [...]

FREE eBook, Somatics – What is it? How can it help me?

I have a very exciting announcement. Check out my video below and then read on to discover what I have prepared for you!https://youtu.be/AL1AKGU1X-sIf you suffer with back pain, stiffness, aches, limited movement or your muscles cramp and spasm for no known reason, this eBook will give you the ability to find out how a movement technique know as Somatics can help improve your ability to move freely.Imagine getting up each morning without your normal aches and pains. Imagine being [...]

It’s in the way that you Walk!

Do you find that you are suffering with discomfort on one side of your body?  Maybe it is your hip?  Is it your knee?  Do you find one side of your back appears to ‘flare up’ and create pain on a regular basis?  In today’s blog we are going to consider how the way we stand and walk can have a huge impact on our overall health and well being.  At the end of this article, I have included [...]

How to reduce pain and improve mobility with Somatics

In today’s blog I have included a short 1 minute video to explain why we may develop a slumped posture causing our head to jut forward, resulting in neck pain, stiff shoulders and headaches.  Watch the video below.  Notice how I develop the subject further in my blog.  Then allow me to guide you through a FREE Somatic movement AUDIO at the end of this blog to reduce muscle tension and tightness through the front, back and sides of [...]

How to reduce Stress with Somatic Breathing

Stress and anxiety are two very common issues people have to contend with nowadays.  In today’s blog we are going to consider the physiological benefits of somatic deep breathing.We know personally that when we feel overwhelmed or nervous,  taking a few deep measured breaths will help us to feel calm and relaxed.  Somatic deep breathing however has been shown to improve the health of your heart, brain, reproductive, immune and digestive system.  The exciting field of epigenetics is also [...]

Feeling exhausted? In pain? Overwhelmed? CREATE TIME FOR YOU!

I am sure like most individuals, you have many commitments and sometimes a limited amount of time in the day. In today’s blog we are going to discuss how we can CREATE time in our schedule to care for our own health needs. Do you feel exhausted, overwhelmed and at times ‘chasing your tail?’  Do you feel that you have little time for yourself?  Do you feel this is beginning to impact on your sleep patterns, energy, posture and pain [...]

Back Pain- the 21st century Epidemic

Have you had that pinch or pain trigger in your back, only to catch your breath and stop you from your activity?  Do you find that your back pain and stiffness are starting to increase in severity and duration?  Have you tried EVERYTHING and feel that “this is it” or “I’m just getting old?” In today’s blog we are going to consider the 21st Century Epidemic - BACK PAIN and look at how we can reverse the symptoms and increase our [...]

Movement to improve your Physical and Mental Health

In recent years we have noticed how health professionals are encouraging people to create “lifestyle changes” rather than just focusing on diet and exercise.   People are becoming more enlightened and educated in the area of health and wellness to a greater level. In today’s blog we are going to consider how movement has such a powerful effect on our physical and mental health.As a Somatics educator, I teach my clients the link between our emotional/mental and physical health.  Whatever happens [...]