How Stress & Inflammation are connected

Hello, how are you?  I hope you are keeping well.  During the last few weeks I have been involved in online interviews with different organisations.  They have been asking me how the current world climate and our own emotional, mental and physical health can influence wellbeing.  On top of this, earlier in the week I was asked to present a webinar to practitioners around Australia and the subject was centred around a fascinating field of psychoneuroimmunology.  Very soon I [...]

What is your dominant posture?

SOMATIC IN SEPTEMBER - WEEK 2Hello!  How have you been throughout the week?  It has been fantastic to connect with you.  If you haven’t joined my the Somatic in September 2020 private Facebook group, there is still plenty of time.  It is available to join until the end of September 2020.  This private Facebook group has been created to support ones who would like focus and clarity in the areas of pain relief, improved movement and better posture.  [...]

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 THREE

Welcome to week 3 of Somatic in September. I hope you have enjoyed the last two weeks with a somatic approach to your activities. Check out my video as I discuss the theme for week 3.SOMATIC MINDFULNESS As we have noticed over the weeks, when we develop an awareness to our internal environment, we heighten our understanding of how we ‘tick.' Thus allowing us to enhance our health and wellbeing and learn what we can do to reduce recurring issues [...]

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 [...]