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Creating a Work/Life balance for your Physical, Emotional, Mental Health & Well being.

Do you find that there are times when the balance between life and work seems to go off track? With the combination of stress and long hours at work, your muscles and joints feeling tight, ‘jammed’ and the pain that was once ‘niggly’ is now intense; all these factors can get too much to handle. During these times you may have forgotten to take care of your health and well being, putting work first. Most people can relate to [...]

Finding light at the end of the tunnel.

Learn how to become Pro-active in the area of stress and anxiety. In today’s blog we are going to delve in to the subject of anxiety, depression and stress. We will consider triggers and long held beliefs which may affect one’s mental and physical health. We will then look to see how we can be pro-active with an epidemic which appears to be increasing each year. The Statistics According to a study conducted by the World Health Organisation, 300 million people [...]

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 [...]

How to reduce Stress with Somatic Breathing

Stress and anxiety are two very common issues people have to contend with nowadays. In today’s blog we are going to consider the physiological benefits of somatic deep breathing. We know personally that when we feel overwhelmed or nervous, taking a few deep measured breaths will help us to feel calm and relaxed. Somatic deep breathing however has been shown to improve the health of your heart, brain, reproductive, immune and digestive system. The exciting field of epigenetics is also [...]

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 [...]