The Mind-Body Connection

The Mind-Body Connection

We all know that stress is bad for us – it increases blood pressure, constricts arteries, and leaves us more susceptible to disease. On the other hand, love, compassion and engaging in relaxation is known to reduce blood pressure and increase our overall wellbeing. It...
The Gut-Brain Connection

The Gut-Brain Connection

If you’re part of the 20% of people in the UK affected by IBS you might already be aware of the gut-brain connection, and how an imbalance in one can really affect the other. It’s well-known that emotions can be felt in the gut, paving the way for expressions...
Reflexology: The Health Benefits

Reflexology: The Health Benefits

‘From sleep problems to fertility concerns, this complementary therapy works wonders.’¹ I recently came across an article in Harpers Bazaar which describes someone’s first experience of Reflexology. The author quite rightly states that the treatment...
Reflexology For Pain Relief

Reflexology For Pain Relief

Reflexology may be as effective as painkillers at providing pain relief, according to a new scientific survey. Researchers at the University of Portsmouth have found that people felt about 40% less pain, and were able to stand pain for about 45% longer, when they used...