The issues with working from home!

Over the last few months people have learned to adapt to a new way of living and working.  Many feel it will make humankind stop and consider habits and behaviours which had become the ‘norm.’ In many instances, these habits and behaviour didn’t really help human kind or the environment.  So the resilience and ingenuity of mankind created a new way of living!  Granted many have found challenges associated with it, but thankfully due to technology we are able [...]

Fear, Stress and Habits

At the moment every news article and media outlet are highlighting the coronavirus.  Although it is good to stay informed and aware of the situation, in today’s blog we will look at why we should not allow ourselves to get sucked into the vortex of fear.Keep calmFear is a really important part of our make up.  It has been designed to help us become alert to situations that can make us emotionally and physically unsafe.  On a day to [...]

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 [...]

Does Strengthening Your Core & Stretching Really Ease Back Pain?

For many years it has been a common belief that strengthening the core muscles and stretching helps to ease back pain. In today’s blog we are going to consider this and see if old beliefs are still relevant or if the recent scientific research is highlighting something very different. Creatures of habit If you are a regular reader of my blogs you will know I often refer to actions of the human race as “creatures of habit.” We all have our [...]

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 [...]