Assessing & Harnessing your Habits

Hello! How are you? I hope you are keeping safe and well. I would like to ask you a question about your day, today. Have you considered all the intricate details and actions you have created today to bring you to this very moment? Thankfully, we have areas of our amazing brain that will take good care of us and we don't have to consciously think about it, such as the beat of our heart, every [...]

How your emotions shape your body & physiology

I am sure you are aware with the way world events have shifted this year that your emotions create a huge impact on your body, mind and physiology. If you are a regular reader of my blogs, a listener to my podcasts or a member with the Total Somatics online program , you are very well aware that our soma (entire mind, body and spirit) are intertwined. In this week’s podcast episode, I discuss what is happening within your nervous [...]

Managing your Emotional, Mental & Physical Health

With ongoing fear and uncertainty, many people are finding that they have good days and not so good days.  The waves of different emotions hit them at various times.  In this week’s blog we will consider how powerful your thoughts and emotions are.  We will consider how they impact on your physical health and consider how you can manage your emotional, mental and physical health. The power of your mind and body If you are a regular reader of my blogs [...]

Adapting to a new way of life during the pandemic

Hello, how are you this week?  At the moment every week seems to have many twists and turns.  There is something my husband and I have found extremely amazing to witness, the kindness of humankind.  We often see the negative footage in the media of people, however this week we have seen how people have used technology to reach out to each other.   Humans are social creatures and we thrive on connection, love and communication.  So in today’s blog [...]

The Importance of Belly Breathing for Stress & Pain Reduction

In this week’s blog I am going to discuss the strong link between stress, pain and belly breathing. You will learn how stress occurs within our mind and body, how this translates to pain and why belly breathing is an important approach to reversing many stress and pain related issues. Stress Stress certainly doesn’t need much of an introduction. We have all endured various levels of stress in our life and we can guarantee it will occur again. But is it [...]