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How to beat Back Pain

Do you suffer with back pain? Do you find that activities are becoming a greater challenge because your muscles and joints won’t move as freely as they once did? You’re not alone, it is estimated 540 million people around the world suffer with lower back pain. This is a major health issue and according to The Lancet “most back pain sufferers are treated in the same manner that is not consistent with best practice treatment guidelines.” Is there a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]