Its springtime - our Livers have taken a bashing from all the celebrations from the Easter Festivities so it's now time to 'Love Your Liver'.  Looking after your liver and gall bladder is really important. The liver works very hard to keep us healthy and to deal with the toxins we are exposed to or consume on a daily basis....

Years ago when you visited a holistic practitioner, they would recommend you take probiotics to help your gut health.  These products were often denounced as a waste of time and money and serving no purpose.  Now years later, with modern science being able to undergo far deeper tests on live people, the modern medicine view is...

“Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep”.

Carl Sandburg

Client:  I would like to book in again (though I am rather concerned that I will feel as awful as last time), but I’m eating much more healthily, no snacks, juicing and eating only meals (fab!!).

Reply:  Some people can feel a bit...

 “Stress is the adaptive response to demands or pressures placed upon an individual which results in a disturbance of that person’s physical or emotional well-being”. 


What is stress?   Physical stress can cause any of these reactions:   Increased heartbeat, raised blood pressure, rapid shallow breathing, increased sweati...

Dehydration (hypohydration) is the removal of water (hydor in ancient Greek) from an object. Medically, dehydration is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition in which the body contains an insufficient volume of water for normal functioning.

Typical signs of dehydration are:

  • Bad breath

  • Dry skin

  • Muscle...

Colours can say a great deal about ourselves.  Clients often turn up wearing the colour their body most needs.  It's like our inner knowing constantly tries to direct them along the path of wellness.  So if you are drawn to a certain colour, and these can change depending on our mood, then here are a few of the colour meanings...

The Hyoid Bone is a horseshoe shaped bone that is located above the larynx (the larynx sits on top of the trachea). This bone is unique from the other bones in our skeletal anatomy because it is not attached to any other bones.

The hyoid bone is suspended in muscle tissue. The Hyoid provides an anchor point for the muscles of t...

What is your body trying to tell you with pain and other uncomfortable issues? The body does not have a voice, other than letting us know all is not well by giving us feelings of pain or discomfort. This is often because we are doing something that is causing us to experience this or holding in some emotional feelings such as...

What if your body had a voice, what if it could let you know that something is wrong, or how you could do something better? Well there is a way, there is a gentle but powerful complementary therapy that effectively identifies energy imbalances in a person’s system. Its known as the language of the body, so it helps give your b...

Serotonin is an essential hormone that elevates mood and is known as the happy hormone. Research shows that alcoholics, bulimics and compulsive eaters lack this hormone and crave substances like simple carbohydrates that help trigger its release. Lack of serotonin also triggers depression.


It can be a lack of this hormone that...

Losing a loved one will be one if not the most painful experience you will ever encounter. Its nothing like how death is depicted on TV, when one week a person dies, the following there is the funeral, and the next week everyone bounces back to life as normal. Within a month it’s like they never existed. Its such a false view...

Many people get static shocks when they touch metal. So if you get a shock when you walk on man-made carpet, touch a door handle, a shopping trolley, your car - even another person, then read on. 

The earth has an electro-magnetic field surrounding it, which is essential for our health and well-be...

What is a Food Intolerance?

You can experience various symptoms from being sensitive or intolerant to a substance.  A food sensitivity or intolerance is different from an allergy, which can be life threatening. However a reaction can occur immediately like an allergy or up to 72 hours after exposure, making it harder to track d...

“The chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, which is found in polycarbonate, may be harmful to foetuses, infants and children, yet it is found in plastic water bottles, training cups, disposable cutlery, the linings of most canned food, and some food storage containers.  The plastics to avoid are those with the recycling symbol “7” at...

To some of us the chakra system may just sound like some 'flower power hippy stuff' for tree huggers and other happy yoga people.  Actually, we are all affected by the 'chakras' - whether we believe in them or not! 

Colour is well known for affecting our moods, so the darker the colour, the less happy we can feel. Most of...

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