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Addictions – painkillers, smoking, drinking, shopping, exercise, sugar & sex

This week I appeared on an ITV news feature on painkillers with my client Claire Madin. Most people will seek me out because of my Pilates and Yoga teacher qualifications. However when they come to me I always treat the person and not the disease. Pilates and Yoga is, and has been medically proven to [...]

Looking at the emotion anxiety

Post Covid 19 we are left with more anxiety than ever before , why is this? Well firstly anxiety is inflammation and most of us are already chronically inflamed. This may not show as extra weight in the body but can show by so many other sources (including gut microbiome). Anxiety is just one of [...]

Looking positively on the emotion Sadness

The immortal poet and writer of  human condition, the Lebanese American Kahil Gilbran once wrote; “The deeper that sorrow carves in your being, the more joy you can contain". There is a truth, sadness shapes the contours of our soul, and our mental character in a fundamental way. Just as an engraver uses force to [...]

Emotions, the good, the bad and the ugly

Why are emotions so powerful? What are they? They not only effect the way we react, but they effect the way we breathe, the way we move, our posture and they form the shape of our connective tissues. Many people have a hard time feeling their emotions, or even consciously generating positive ones. This is why [...]

What diets and swollen bellies are telling you

Have you ever wondered how many diets there are? There are literally thousands- everything from green tea, banana diet, to keto, cabbage soup, paleo, slimfast, herbal life and lactose vegetarian. I am always overwhelmed about the amount of people off social media promoting diets, but the truth is one size does not fit all. We [...]

By |2019-11-06T22:27:43+00:00July 15th, 2019|anatomy, Emotional Experience, stress, sugar, tired|0 Comments

Is your food feeding your pain?

Britains chief medical officer Dr.Jenni Harris urges Britains to slim down as we approach second wave.  It is well known among the medical community that all disease starts with inflammation. A July 2020 research paper states that inflammatory disease is the biggest killer in the world; this includes cancer. Cancer is inflammation. "The prevalence of diseases associated with [...]

“90% of stimulation and nutrition to the brain is generated by spinal movement”

Nobel Prize recipient Dr. Roger Sperry says that the spine is the motor that drives the brain. According to his research “90% of the stimulation and nutrition to the brain is generated by the movement of the spine.” Only 10% of our brain’s energy goes into thinking, metabolism, immunity, and healing. Dr.Roger Sperry demonstrated that [...]

Only 8% of us keep our resolutions. Why are you one of them?

Every year, millions of people around the world start off with great fitness intentions. Some want to lose weight and get in shape. Others want to live a healthier lifestyle and reduce pain. So it's the end of January, you are feeling more bloated and lethargic than before the festive period. A few pounds have [...]

Go for it in 2019- what are you waiting for?

It is vital to take action on your goals in life, rather than just daydreaming about them. In my 25+ years as a therapist, coach and movement teacher, it has always been important to me to continually keep learning and growing. I have just completed a two week intensive on the central nervous system and [...]

The effects of gossip and negative words on ourselves and others

You may of noticed that I have put Don Miguel Ruiz 'The four Amendments' up at both St.Helens and Manchester studios. When we complain about our lot in life, speak anxiously or use hateful words, we usually do so from a place of fear. So, the first step that you need to take in order [...]