Respiratory & Immune Support at Home – focus on lifestyle factors to do at home

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If you were one of those with more time to spend at home and reflect on previous habits, you may have been including self-care practices that reconnected you with your body and nature. There has been some ‘official’ talk of … Continued

Respiratory & Immune Support at Home – your capacity for self-care

For those of you reading this blog during the coronavirus outbreak, my aim is to give you some useful information to help your support your optimal health. This applies during this time, but is also important on a daily basis … Continued

Digestive Health: How Modern Postural Issues Affect Digestion

Originally written for Movement for Modern Life In part one of this series we looked at the effects of stress on the gut. This showed how our digestive system is bound up in our relationship with the world around us. … Continued

How to Have Healthy Digestion

Originally written for Yoga Matters Digestive issues are on the rise and can often prove difficult to address through mainstream medical routes. This is not least because of their connection with the rise of psycho-social stress and poor dietary habits. … Continued

How to Maintain Energy Levels

We humans have an interesting relationship with energy. We can expect so much of our resources, often underplaying the recovery time we really need and viewing ‘good energy’ simply as the ability to keep going, no matter what, which is … Continued

How to Create a Happy Relationship with Food

Our relationships with what we put into our mouths – and therefore our bodies – is set from a young age. Many of us may be able to trace back some more obvious links (like being drawn to biscuits for … Continued

Yoga for Belly Health

•          Hunching or slouching puts pressure on the digestive organs with little opportunity for stretching or twisting them. •          Any simple opening and stretching of the front body (with progressive strengthening of the back to support in asanas) makes more … Continued

How to Make a Resolution Stick Without Stress – The Five Stages of Change

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We are always going through phases of change, whether we notice them as substantial or not. This January one can often seem like the motherload though, with high expectations and suggestions coming at us from all angles…. whether it’s giving … Continued