In 2017 many of my clients have made positive changes to their bodies and their lives. Some are only at the beginning of their journey to being happier and healthier. However they have made the first step by recognising the value of their own well-being and that we need to invest in ourselves in order to live life to the full.
When someone is diagnosed with diabetes, they will most likely be told that it is a progressive, incurable disease. But is that true?
In the case of type 1 diabetes (T1D), it is, at least for now. In the case of type 2 diabetes (T2D) there is more and more evidence emerging that it is not. It is incurable, but
We all have heard of “body and mind” exercise such as Yoga and Pilates and most of us understand that the body and the mind are connected. Of course, where ever you perceive your mind to be, it is most definitely inside your body. However we do not always grasp just how completely inseparable mind and body are. They are
Everybody is unique in their lives in everything they do, and the same applies to running. The style that an individual runs (running gait) can directly affect their speed, amount of effort needed, risk of injury and progression in the activity. With a biomechanical assessment a runner can find out exactly what’s needed to be worked on, and in doing
Christmas is approaching fast and as sure as the festive season will be coming so will colds and flu. But what is it that makes us so much more vulnerable to catching a cold in the winter?
One reason is that the rhinovirus – the virus that causes colds – becomes more resilient as temperatures fall, so our immune system
If you’ve been looking for a remedy to your Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) or more commonly, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), you’ll probably be realising by now that there’s something other than just the physical symptoms involved. Exhaustion and fatigue are the common companions of high stress living, which may or may not be obvious to you. So if you really want
Ending the smoking habit can be done quickly and effectively with BrainWorking Recursive Therapy (BWRT®) – but why give up in the first place?
The NHS lists 10 benefits that come from stopping smoking. Breathing is easier due to greater lung capacity. You have more energy as your circulation improves so all physical activities become easier. Stress levels after giving
When I trained as a nutritional therapist in the noughties, we were taught that the bad fats are saturated fat and trans-fats, while the good ones are the essential fats: omega-3 and omega-6. It almost didn’t matter why a client would come to see us – the recommendation was always to reduce saturated fats, avoid trans-fats and increase essential fats.
“I’ll never lose weight. I’ve tried – god knows, I have – but I have no willpower.” Could this be you? I hear it all the time, I’ve even said it a lot in the past. My answer is always the same: “No, it’s not you, it’s your body chemistry.” And that body chemistry gets manipulated by the food environment
Martial arts are one of the most popularly practised exercises in the world. Judo is second to soccer, being the most popular form of combat sport. Having so many different varieties in the world, you could understand how there is almost a style for everyone. With them being so popular as well as being a contact sport (for the majority),