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Our behaviour, immune system & the gut

By | 2020-06-10T12:05:17+00:00 June 8th, 2020|gut, Immune system, Inspiration, life, love, psychology, sadness, stress, sugar, tired, transformation|

According to Hippocrates, the father of medicine, “All disease begins in the gut.”  2,500 years later and he has been proven to be right! Each time I  am stopped by a charity worker raising money for alzeimers, cancer, depression, parkinson, autism and many more . I always ask them if they have heard of [...]

Bruce Lee: “Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.”

By | 2020-06-07T22:47:13+00:00 June 7th, 2020|accepting change, anger, Embodied Emotion, Emotional Experience, gossip, Inspiration, life, pain, Philsophy, sadness, stress, tired, transformation|

We are more likely to learn in life, school, work and relationships by the mistakes we make rather than the positive outcomes. Admitting to any sort of mistake or misdemeanour that takes great courage. Most of us wiggle our way out and play the child, victim, saboteur or prostitute archetype (survival archetypes). This is not [...]

‘Life is an illusion’ – Buddha

By | 2020-05-29T22:11:13+00:00 May 29th, 2020|Uncategorised|

Reality in Buddhism is called dharma (Sanskrit). The problem is that so much of reality is driven by fear. "Life is an illusion a dream; a bubble; a shadow... Nothing is permanent. Nothing is worthy of anger or dispute. Nothing..." ~ The Buddha. Every choice we make in life has a consequence. Doahsim tells us that [...]

Therapists – “Don’t hide your light under a bushel”

By | 2020-05-23T21:55:45+00:00 May 23rd, 2020|accepting change, anatomy, Embodied Emotion, Emotional Experience, Inspiration|

If you hide your light under a bushel, you keep your abilities or good qualities hidden from other people. Whether you're a movement or manual therapist now is the time to shine than ever before. Your services are much needed as the world begins to re-open and resume business. You are a key worker, whether you [...]

The hip, jaw, gut & immune system connection

By | 2020-05-22T22:31:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2020|gut, Immune system|

Scientists and body workers alike agree there is a definite jaw and hip connection. This is what it's important to assess the body holistically, looking away from the pain to other areas of the body.   The alignment of the jaw can strongly be mirrored or opposed in the pelvis and vice versa. Embryology shows [...]

Creating stability & resilience in times of crisis

By | 2020-05-17T13:54:05+00:00 May 17th, 2020|accepting change, anatomy, anxiety, classes, eccentric, life, love, Philsophy, sadness, stress, sugar, tired, transformation|

Everyone is trying to work their way through life the best as they can. There is no wrong or right and we are all quick to judge others. When we judge, gossip, speak and communicate hurtfully of others it is actually a mirror reflection of how we feel and behave to ourselves. This behaviour comes [...]

Get out of survival mode

By | 2020-05-10T19:26:07+00:00 May 5th, 2020|accepting change, gossip, Immune system, pain, Philsophy, psychology, stress|

We are all presently experiencing challenges to our survival, that being our health, job, money, relationships and children. The combined stresses put many of us in a more compromised state of health, making us more vulnerable to disease and injury. This is because we are in a state of fight, flight or freeze. Fight mode [...]

Are you waiting for lockdown to finish before starting to exercise?

By | 2020-05-10T20:36:11+00:00 May 1st, 2020|accepting change|

Drastic inactivity eventually leads to a 30% higher mortality rate for men and double the mortality rate for women. In today's world, seniors remain active and vital beyond the age of sixty-five, leading to a drastic increase in life span. The more activity you add to your daily lifestyle, the better your body will respond [...]

Dealing with stress & anxiety – Part 2

By | 2020-05-01T13:39:29+00:00 May 1st, 2020|anxiety, stress|

An experiment was ran on mice by placing them in a cages wired to receive electrical shocks. Each shock was spatially harmless. But after repeated shocks given over multiple days left the mice dull and listless. Their immune response was severely compromised and some actually died from the harmless stress. This experiment allows us to [...]

Dealing with stress & anxiety part 1

By | 2020-05-01T13:44:22+00:00 May 1st, 2020|anxiety, stress|

Most of us are reactive; we experience two sorts of stress, within the work place and with families and colleagues. Ask yourself these questions? Do I  react emotionally and emotions blow up? Do I complain about pressure I’m under, mostly to people who aren’t causing it? Do I pass the stress down the line, unloading [...]