If you’re feeling happy, well and balanced nothing can easily faze you. If you’re feeling off, overwhelmed or stressed being asked to do that one little thing extra at work could throw you over the edge. Having a car cut you up can make you see red and road rage embroils. Even being caught walking … More Is your self care a priority?
Ignaz Semmelweis was a genius. Born in 1818 he was the first person to link dirty hands to deaths on hospital wards. Anyone today would think this the most glaringly obvious discovery but at the time he was ridiculed and even lost his job in Austria because of it. He worked on a maternity ward … More Reflexology: Science proving what we’ve known for 1000’s of years
There’s a lot of chat around stress and gut health at the moment. The good and bad bacteria and how they are not only affecting our gut but also our liver, our kidneys, our heart and our emotional wellbeing. The nerve connecting all these organs and more is the Vagus nerve. The Vagus nerve runs from … More Are you the best version of you?
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) It’s not known how many women have PCOS but its thought to be very common, possibly affecting one in every five women in the UK. Some may suffer from symptoms, others may feel totally unaffected. The Polycystic ovaries contain a number of under developed sacs (known as follicles) in which eggs … More Can reflexology help polycystic ovarian syndrome?
Children can really benefit from reflexology. It can be wonderfully calming for babies, can be used alongside nursery rhymes for toddlers and intrigues them from school age. If children start experiencing reflexology from early on it can be a great tool to help them cope with all things childhood throws at them. It is staggering that an estimated 1 in 10 junior school children have … More Are poos and wee as easy as ABC?
There is a great way to check-in with your current wellbeing just by looking under your feet. There you might find clues indicating the health of your physical and emotional state: Pink colour Well balanced and healthy White/pale colour Tired, exhausted and drained. This can be a sign of poor wellbeing Blotchy white Suppressed anger and frustration Yellow … More Roses are red. Violets are blue. What does your foot colour say about you?
In my first year of treating very pregnant mothers-to-be I had a 100% record of helping them go into labour naturally without the need for an induction. I met most of them after they had hit 40 weeks and I was ecstatic. I didn’t publicise it, I just hoped they would pass on the message … More Labour Day
I’ve just started seeing a lovely lady who’s been suffering from horrendous heartburn during her pregnancy. I’ve been looking into ways she can alleviate her pain and symptoms alongside her weekly reflexology sessions. Here are my top tips for her and others who might be suffering. Why we get heartburn: Heartburn plagues most mums-to-be at … More Top 10 heartburn healing tips
This afternoon I found myself watching a father and his two daughters on the diving boards at our local swimming pool. I watched the family take on the basic dive board and saw the girls eagerly put both arms high above their ears and dive in. Many rounds later the father took them to the next board, the … More The Fear
I love giving reflexology to carers and parents at the NCT Coffee Connection. It’s great to give them a little bit of much deserved “me time.” Coffee Connection enables you to spend a couple of hours meeting other parents, playing with different toys and eating an amazing selection of cake! Reflexology is a wonderful tonic for parents … More Bumps to Babies