On learning to renew

Our second guest contributor is Leadership Coach Robbie Swale, who offers some vital tips on how to renew our four types of energy to get the best out of life.  Inspired by Interview Series Waking Up The Workplace, and in particular consultant Tony Schwartz’s Energy...

Holistic Healing: Acupuncture

The first in our series of guest contributors is Jane Marsh of Core Acupuncture, who explains what exactly traditional acupuncture is and how, like reflexology, it can offer a holistic approach to improving health and well-being. 'Acupuncture is a form of healthcare...

The importance of our footprint

While we’re all on pause I’ve been thinking about a specific type of footprint – our environmental one. Seeing the Earth thrive with less human interference during the Coronavirus lockdown has made me think about the Eco steps we could take to become more sustainable...

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...

Escapism during Covid-19

Human consciousness has the ability to exert an extraordinary effect on the body. The mind can be powerful, enabling us to go ‘elsewhere’ in stressful situations to regain control and composure. Particularly in the current situation, when we all feel like we’ve lost...

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 like...

Purifying Plants

Boost well-being and air quality in your own home. You can’t beat a bit of mood-boosting greenery in the home – not only are plants great interior design additions, they literally help breathe life into rooms. Indoor plants are great at increasing humidity and...

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 'doesn't claim to...

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...