How your Emotions and Mindset can influence Back Pain

In today’s blog I am going to explain why there is a strong link between emotions, mindset and back pain. Over the years in my clinical practice I have seen a strong correlation between a client’s mindset, daily habits, behaviours and their level of pain. To support my own discovery, copious amounts of research has and continues to be released. Let’s look at why they are all related….. The mind - body connection If you are a regular reader of my [...]

Somatics – The Key to Reducing Back Pain and Improving Posture.

Do you suffer with back pain and/or poor posture? Are you finding the pain appears to be increasing in severity and frequency? Do you find when you are in pain you feel overwhelmed? This is a very common issue.Pain, either chronic or acute creates dis-empowering thoughts. When we struggle with pain we can start feeling overwhelmed and a sense of doom and gloom sets in. We may feel our thoughts are completely consumed by how we feel. I see [...]

Week 5 – Mindful In May and beyond!

Developing a Daily Somatics Movement PractiseIn this week’s blog we will conclude the Theme of ‘Mindful in May’ and look at areas of our life and consider ways to develop The Total Somatics Approach to Health & Wellness.Check out my video below.  After the video, allow me to develop this subject further.To support you through the last day in May and on into the future, download the FREE support material by clicking HERE.The Importance of developing a daily somatics [...]

Mindful In May – Week 4 – Placing importance on Posture

In this week’s blog we will continue the Theme of ‘Mindful in May’ and look at different areas as our life and consider ways to develop The Total Somatics Approach to Mindfulness.Check out my video below.  After the video, allow me to develop this subject further.To support you through Week 4 of Mindful In May, download the FREE support material by clicking HERE.The importance of good postureAccording to Harvard Medical School, a healthy posture is important for maintaining good [...]

Mindful In May – Week 3 – Somatic Breathing

Develop Somatic BreathingIn this week’s blog we will continue the Theme of ‘Mindful in May’ and look at different areas in our life and consider ways to develop The Total Somatics Approach to Mindfulness.Check out my video below.  After the video, Please allow me to develop the subject further.  To support you through Week 3 of Mindful In May, download the FREE support material by clicking HERE.Breathing SomaticallyBreathing is an action which happens automatically throughout our life.  It can however [...]

Get off the Hamster’s wheel and START LIVING!

How was your day today? Was it relaxed? Have you had time to read and enjoy a relaxing walk? Or maybe you’ve had a huge “to do” list? Appointments to attend? Deadlines to meet? Meetings to attend or prepare for? Housework? Homework with children? Dinner to prepare? Clothes to wash and iron? Maybe it is elderly parents to care for and take to hospital appointments?We all live very busy lives and at times we may thrive on the adrenaline [...]

The Link Between Stress, Mindfulness and Your Health

The word “Mindfulness” appears to be everywhere nowadays. In today’s blog we are going to discover why mindfulness has become a widely known and accepted area of health and wellness. We will consider the scientific research conducted in the area of mindfulness. What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a technique anybody can adopt. You don’t have to sit under a tree in a fancy pose saying “ohm!”  Mindfulness involves the practice of slowing down our frantic daily thoughts/actions and noticing what is [...]

How to Increase Productivity with The Total Somatics Approach to Health and Well Being.

Well we are here! 2018 has arrived! We are all refreshed and focused for an very exciting year ahead. We can have so many good intentions and get carried away without any real structure or plan. In today’s blog we are going to consider areas of our life which may need adjusting in order to live and maintain The Total Somatics Approach to Health and Well being.Can you recall a time when you felt over tired? Life seemed to [...]

Shifting Willpower for Intention

We’ve heard many times that WILLPOWER is like a muscle, the more you use it, the stronger it gets; but you can tire it out.  How can we harness it without tiring it out?  Health Psychologist and author of Maximum Willpower: How to master the new science of self-control, Kelly McGonigal has identified how we can harness it.  Kelly claims, “Harnessing the three powers of I will, I won’t and I want” in order to help us achieve our [...]

Are you in tune with your Mind & Body?

Over the years many people develop injuries, undergo surgeries and encounter stress and health diagnoses which contribute towards added pressure and trauma to their SOMA or whole person. In today’s blog I am going to discuss how we can overcome this issue and I have provided a 45 minute detailed soma scan with arch and flatten to increase awareness to how your soma is moving, sensing and feeling. Family Dynamics Firstly I am going to discuss family dynamics. If you find [...]