By in Sports Massage

9 Reasons Why Your Muscle Twitches or Spasms

Mostly our muscles do what we tell them to. However, sometimes they might pulse or contract otherwise known as twitches and spasms. This is most common in thighs, calves, hands, arms, stomach, ribcage and the arches of your foot. Doctors are not always entirely sure why they happen, but there are a number of different triggers that can set them off.

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By in Mindfulness

Home – Life is Full of Choices

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Life is full of choices – and in order to say ‘Yes’ to one thing, we have to say ‘No’ to others. For economists, this is an implication of the fundamental economic problem – that we cannot have all the things that we want. And because of this scarcity, we have to make choices – not only about

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By in Yoga & Pilates

5 Pilates Myth Busters

Everyone has heard of Pilates and most people have some idea of what it is, or what it does for you even if they have never tried it themselves. The crazy thing is that even some people who have been going to classes for years don’t really have a realistic idea of what Pilates can be, or how it

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By in Mindfulness

How to Lift Your Mood During Lockdown

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Arrange some personal time.
Give yourself some space to do some things that you enjoy.

 
Acceptance of spouse and other house members as they are.
We are all in it together. This is a phrase you hear frequently at the moment. We may all be dealing with emotional issues of not being allowed out to do

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By in Mindfulness

Kind Words for Unkind Times

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2020 is proving to be a tough year for many. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed many lives and taken many livelihoods. Although the way forward is often spoken of as a battle between the choices of what is good for our health and what is good for the economy, it is clear that the state of the economy and the effect of it on jobs has a massive effect on both our physical and mental health.

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By in Mindfulness

So You Are Allowed Out Now…

Since beginning of this week those of us who have been shielding (meaning actually staying inside the home because of a heightened risk from corona virus) have officially been given the okay to venture outside after two and a half months of staying indoors. Great, right? Finally!

Or maybe you do not feel that great about it

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By in Mindfulness

Acceptance

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On 1st May this year, the BBC reported on a YouGov poll asking people how long they could manage in lockdown. The research indicated that 82% of UK Britons could continue in lockdown to June, 63% could continue to July but only 50% could easily carry on that way to August.

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