How to boost your Brain – Part 2

This week I am going to continue on from last week’s blog. In line with Total Somatics’ theme for 2020 - Insight and Focus, I am going to open your eyes to other areas in your life where we can promote Neurogenesis. Shhhh! Have you noticed what a noisy world we live in? From vehicle engines revving to barking dogs, there always seems to be noise! Did you know that over time noise can begin to affect neurogenesis? Living in cities [...]

How to boost your brain

If you are a regular reader of my blogs, you will know how I like to emphasize the importance of caring for your brain. Total Somatics teaches you how to care for your health and wellbeing from the inside out. Within The Total Somatics Online Program I teach you more than just Somatic Movement. There are many facets which complement Somatic movement and help you to reduce pain, improve posture, increase mobility and develop mindfulness. In today’s blog we [...]

Pain – how to deal with it

Recently I was involved with presenting a talk on pain within a pain and lifestyle summit. So in today’s blog I would like to discuss what pain is and how we can live with it. We will also consider how we can reduce pain to improve our quality of life. What is pain? Pain is very subjective and we all know at some point in our life we have experienced varying degrees of pain. Pain is usually the term or expression [...]

How Somatics can help Anxiety

On Thursday 10th October 2019 it is World Mental Health Day. As an advocate for mental health awareness, I feel it is good to have a day to raise awareness and remove any misconceptions. So in today’s blog we are going to consider Mental Health and look at ways we can use Total Somatics to help alleviate certain symptoms. Mental Health Did you know that in 2017, globally it was estimated that 970 million people had a mental or substance use [...]

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 [...]