Insights · Massage · Mindfulness

Be the star in your own show – how to boost your emotional resilience

One of my real dislikes is feeling overwhelmed. Of course, it can happen quite frequently. Busy day, things going wrong, running late, too much on the to do list, chuck in a life crisis and you’ve got the perfect storm. Yuck! Or, even worse, feeling consistently overwhelmed due to a chronically stressful situation –  which… Continue reading Be the star in your own show – how to boost your emotional resilience

Complementary Therapy · Massage

Five reasons to try massage therapy

The use of massage is believed to date back as far as 5000 years. Many well known ancient therapies such as Shiatsu and Ayurveda demonstrate the use of massage in varying forms.  The intention with massage therapy is typically to relax the soft tissues and to increase the delivery of blood and oxygen to massaged areas,… Continue reading Five reasons to try massage therapy

Complementary Therapy · Massage · Research

Make mine a gentle detox please…

It seems that January has famously become the month of the ‘detox.’  As the New Year kicks in many magazines, health websites and TV programmes are aimed at making us want to ‘get down the gym, start a diet and shed those post-Christmas pounds!’ Hmm. Whilst incorporating exercise, eating healthily, and cutting back on the… Continue reading Make mine a gentle detox please…