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Facing your own self shadow – Part 2

My first interaction of the shadow self many years ago when I opened my Pilates studio in St.Helens. I was visited by a fellow Pilates teacher who wanted to open a studio and was told to stay my side of the bridge. As you all know I am from Merseyside. I now understand that the [...]

Are you hungry, yo-yo dieting and tired all the time?

Most of us are overweight, yet are nutritionally deficient. Thanks to processed and junk food manufacturers and the media, most people don't understand that they are gaining weight because they are eating incorrectly and usually too much or too little. When we are tired most of us will use pick me ups such as sugar, [...]

Buddahs second arrow

Have you heard about Buddhas second arrow? There is something philosophical in the phase 'unlucky in life'. It can feel like the world is against us with one thing happening after the other: a parking ticket, a flat tyre, a job loss, a break up, a cancelled flight, an illness, a bereavement........and so on. There [...]

Looking positively on the emotion Sadness

Sadness is a daunting place from which to start looking for positives in festive emotions.  Like many people I often feel sadness on my shoulder, but I know it's different from depression. Sadness can appear to be unredeemable – a bleak, unforgiving state, it's a normal emotion and its fine to feel it. Surely it [...]

Is your food feeding your pain?

Are you eating the Standard Westeren Diet of Carbohydrates, Refined Sugars, drinks, Additives and Preservatives? So you're in pain, this can be anything from physical, mental and emotional. Functional medicine now tells us that even depression, anxiety, ADHD, autism, joint pain, dementia is all linked to our gut microbiome and food.  90% of serotonin is [...]

‘Knowledge is not power, applied knowledge is power’

What if I told you that you could have limitless energy, robust immune system, strong muscles, bones and a fully functioning organs. You would also have a more positive outlook on life, be emotionally stable and have a sharp mind. By building your health on these solid foundation principles, you will look better, feel good [...]

“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 [...]

The retailers answer to love – ‘Valentines day’

It's valentines day and love is in the air full throttle from every retailer going. The way we choose to love can be as unique as the way we choose to make a living, maintain our health, or entertain ourselves. But my question to everyone is: "Do you really understand love?" We cannot love others until [...]

By | 2019-02-13T14:58:15+00:00 February 11th, 2019|life, love, pain, Philsophy, psychology, stress, tired|0 Comments

Why I challenge convention

Most people come to me to lose weight, get rid of pain, tone and strengthen alongside a sport or just to assist the mind. Some clients will tell me they have tried everything else (including six physios, four chiropractors, acupuncture, cupping, osteopathy, sugery) and nothing has worked. However when I see their commitment with the self, [...]

By | 2019-02-02T12:54:30+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|accepting change, gossip, Inspiration, life, love, pain|0 Comments