The importance of creating a healthy mindset

Hello, how are you?  During the last few weeks, Total Somatics has been developing the theme with FREE online workshops around the subjects of somatic movement, mindfulness and mindset.  It has been great welcoming new members into The Total Somatics Online membership program and I look forward to them joining our wonderful community, as together we focus on how to reduce pain, improve posture, increase mobility and develop a mindful awareness to daily activities/habits that can be causing recurring [...]

How to support your mind & body during turbulent times – Week 1

In recent months, we have all experienced highs and lows in the areas of our physical, emotional and mental health.    During the next few weeks, I will be highlighting different areas we can consider taking care of during turbulent times.In today’s blog I will be providing podcast episodes to support why it is important to take care of your mental and emotional health.  You will learn how this also has a profound effect on your physical health.Mindset and MindfulnessWithin [...]

The Benefits of Somatic Movement

If you are a regular reader of my blogs and also a member of The Total Somatics online program , you will know that I often refer to movement as medicine.  In this week’s blog we will discover the benefits of somatic movement and why it is so important to include it into your daily activities.Movement and MoodMany people recognise that our emotional health can influence our movement, however, many may not realise that movement can also have a [...]

Somatic in September WEEK FOUR

Wow! Where have the weeks gone?! We are into our final week of the theme “Somatic in September.” How have you been during the last few weeks? This week I would like to add a new awareness to our theme. Let me explain more in the following video.  MOVEMENT IS MEDICINE If you are a regular follower of my blog posts on Instagram (total.somatics) or Facebook (Total Somatics) you will know that for many years I have used this expression, Movement [...]

Somatic in September WEEK TWO

Welcome to week 2 of Somatic in September! I hope you enjoyed bringing somatic awareness into your daily life by first and foremost focusing on creating a self care practise. Consider the following video as I discuss the theme for this week.THE POWER OF THOUGHT This week we are going to consider the power of your thoughts. Within your brain you have an area known as the Reticular Activating System (RAS). It acts as a filter which influences your perception on [...]