Mindfulness

Look in any newsagent or bookshop and there are magazines and self-help books extolling the virtues of Mindfulness and Meditation. Turn on the T.V. and celebrities abound telling their stories of how these techniques ‘saved’ their lives. Daily advertisements appear on FaceBook for the latest app to download or online course to learn how to master these tools to better health. Mindfulness and Meditation are big business, they’re the new […]

It’s not in our genes
March 26, 2018
Genetics

The research is out there that it is not our genes, as was originally thought, but our environment that shapes who we are and what we achieve. This is amazing! Because it means that we are not ‘stuck’ with symptoms like anxiety, stress, helplessness. How many times have you heard people say ‘oh, you’re just like your mother’or ‘you’ve always been like that’ or just fill in your own phrase! […]

Insomnia

If you don’t sleep well the chances are that it has started to stress and frustrate you.  Of course, this only makes things worse, but you may not know why.  The more you focus on something the more it happens.  I know it’s hard, but try not to get caught up in a downward spiral of ‘I’m so tired, I’m going to be rubbish at work in the morning.’ People […]

What is Tapping? What is EFT?
February 9, 2018
EFT (Tapping)

Tapping is also known as Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT).  It is one of the best therapies I have ever come across because it is often very effective and very quick. It’s acupuncture without needles. It looks strange when you first see it; tapping on the meridian end points whilst making affirmations about where we are, where we have been, and more importantly, where we would like to be.  Being honest, […]

Anxiety

The first thing is to understand that most of us will suffer from anxiety at some time in our lives.  Anxiety can be a ‘feeling’ or a ‘mood’ with no obvious cause. It is unlike stress which comes and goes depending on what’s happening in our lives. For example, relationship issues, illness or a house move can all cause stress. Anxiety is different.This lack of a known trigger for anxiety can […]