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 [...]

How to be resilient during these challenging times

Hi everyone, how are you faring this week?  What a week it has been! As the days progress, many have commented that they don’t know what day of the week it is.  There is so much our mind and body are having to process at the moment, that it is easy to loose track of time.  However in today’s blog we will continue to use our prefrontal cortex which has been designed to enhance our emotional intelligence, focus, awareness, [...]

New Launch – Podcast

In this week’s blog I would like to announce my very exciting news!  As you know Total Somatics has a theme for 2020 and beyond, “2020 - Focus and Insight.”  With this theme in mind I would like to announce something that will help you deepen your focus and insight in to your health and wellbeing even more!Drum roll please!I would like to announce that I have teamed up with Dr Sarah Wilson ND and we have created a [...]

Is it Good to Stretch?

For many years people thought stretching was the solution for tight, tense muscles.  However the tide is turning and researchers are now starting to realise that it actually creates more problems and injuries.  In today’s blog we will consider why stretching is being considered an outdated technique.Injuries caused by StretchingFor many years we heard ‘experts’ say to stretch before exercise.  Then a few years ago the advice changed from stretching before exercise to slowing warming muscles through gentle movement.  [...]

How to Change Habits

Since my last blog I have been in Tasmania.  I was holding a workshop in Launceston, however my husband and I managed to have a few days to explore the beautiful state.  One thing I noticed (as my Somatics mindset is always active) is people’s habits.  From the airport to the cafes and museums, people were exhibiting commonly seen habits.  In today’s blog we will consider habits and how developing a somatic mindset can help improve how we operate [...]