Yoga and Pilates

Dealing with more than you can handle

Dealing with more than you can handle

There is a saying that life only throws what you can handle at you, but there are times when it seems something has gone awry and you have been dealt a much tougher hand that you feel you can deal with. The natural response at a time like this is to resist what is happening

Read More
Healthy post natal exercise

Healthy post natal exercise

Getting your body back after the birth of your baby can feel strange. One of the best ways to reclaim yourself is to take control of your body and start exercising. While this may feel like the last thing you want to do when you’re fatigued beyond belief it is well worth the effort. As

Read More
Emotions and the nervous system

Emotions and the nervous system

Whilst we cannot see our emotions, more and more of us are realizing the more informed we are about our feelings, the more centered and balanced our lives can be. Emotions have as much to do with the body as they do with the brain, and now that the mainstream has accepted that our minds,

Read More
How highly sensitive people view the world

How highly sensitive people view the world

Highly sensitive people can view the world differently to others and that is not necessarily a bad thing. Elaine Aron, the researcher who coined the phrase ‘highly sensitive people’ (HSPs) and author of many books on the subject, estimates that somewhere in the region of 15-20% of the population would be classed as being highly

Read More
Three Rules To Limit Back Pain

Three Rules To Limit Back Pain

As most people know, it is extremely easy to put our backs out. Once this has happened, it can then become a weak spot in our physical bodies, that overtime can develop into on-going pain and tension. It can be easy to take our bodies for granted, only seeing in hindsight, how it would have

Read More
Looking after your health in the face of change

Looking after your health in the face of change

Change can feel both exciting and scary. Inevitably bringing in the new also means letting go of the old which carries a potential host of emotions such as grief, loss, sadness, fear and anxiety with it. It is easy to forget that human beings operate on many different levels and whilst the practical side of

Read More