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Did you know that stress can affect your body, thoughts, feelings and behaviour? Not dealing with stress symptoms can lead to serious health issues, so recognising when you are suffering from stress can give you a head start in managing them.
Source: Danny Penman Ph.D.
Mindfulness can enhance the quality of life in chronic pain sufferers, new research suggests. The findings add weight to previous studies, which found that mindfulness might have the power to reduce pain severity by half.
Making others feel good can “warm” your heart and make you feel all fuzzy – but did you know that being kind can actually have a ripple effect on your whole life?
The vast majority of teachers (83 per cent) feel stressed because of their job, new research has revealed.
Headaches are one of the countries most common health complaints, from tension headaches to migraines most of us will have suffered from some form at some point. Is there an alternative to reaching for the painkillers?
If you have ever followed a “gut feeling” or experienced “butterflies” in your stomach when nervous, then you are likely to be getting signals from your “second brain”. This “brain in your gut”, according to the Johns Hopkins Centre for Neurogastroenterology, is hidden in the walls of your digestive system and is called the enteric nervous system (ENS).
Source: PubMed ID 15206545, Torii A, Toda G.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Do I have to listen to whale music and pan pipes? The short answer to this is “NO” you don’t! Some clients find that listening to relaxing music enhances their experience and, to this end, we always offer the option of having music playing in the background during your treatment.
During February we see adverts for Valentine’s Day everywhere and these are traditionally depicted by cupids and hearts; but what about your real, beating, living heart? Why not use February 14th each year as a reminder to have a look at your heart health?
Top tips to help you to keep you focused on your 2019 health goals