Tips for a good night’s sleep

Tips for a good night's sleep
Why you need to get a good night’s sleep Rest is important for many reasons: it boosts your immunity it’s when the body grows and heals (particularly if you play sports) it’s just nice! 8 tips for a good night’s sleep make sure the room is not too hot or cold; if necessary remove the ...

Beginner’s guide to abdominal breathing

Beginner's guide to abdominal breathing
Abdominal breathing is a type of breathing whereby you breathe into the abdomen and appear to fill it with air. What actually happens is that instead of breathing so that your lungs force your shoulders upwards, you push your abdominal area outwards as your diaphragm moves downwards. To perform this type of breathing, you can ...

Pain management with EFT

Pain management with EFT
What is EFT? Emotional Freedom Techniques is an energy psychology system combining Eastern and Western philosophies and approaches. It was developed by Gary Craig who can explain best what EFT is about: How can I manage my pain? There are numerous points that EFT therapists can use to help you to overcome issues. I find ...

He said, she said

He said, she said
Relationships, whether between friends or lovers, can be a source of joy and happiness but they can also bring stress and anxiety into your life. A badly-phrased sentence or something said in the heat of the moment can lead to bad feelings and result in the conversation echoing around in your head for hours or ...

Can meditation really re-wire your brain?

Can meditation really re-wire your brain?
Yes, according to the latest scientific research! One of the many emails that drop randomly into my inbox mentioned a recent article by Dr. Marsha Lucas, an American psychologist and neuropsychologist describing how meditation can rewire the brain. The article is particularly concerned with how the brain handles relationships but reading between the lines (which ...

A smart approach to overcoming addictions

A smart approach to overcoming addictions
I was listening to a radio programme this evening talking about alcoholism. One caller told the presenter about a drug she was taking that made her nauseous whenever she drank alcohol as a way of overcoming her addiction. She went on to say that it wasn’t really helping with her addiction and that she would ...

Beating stress with chi kung

Beating stress with chi kung
Problems arise when we are constantly under pressure. Big problems! Our chi stays up, our adrenaline levels stay high, our bodies overwork themselves and exhaustion sets in. Our nervous systems become tired and worn down and cease to function properly. Our energy becomes depleted and our immune systems are no longer able to function as they should so we become prone to ...

Confidence and self-esteem – improve your confidence – affirmations for a better you

If you want to improve your confidence and self-esteem, to feel better about yourself and improve your life, then try playing this every day. You may soon experience positive changes in your life. The following statements are used: “I enjoy life.” “I am confident.” “I am happy.” “I can achieve anything I set my mind ...

Chi Kung meditation

Chi Kung meditation
Achieve inner calm and good health, learn to still the mind and achieve a greater sense of well-being. Using various techniques including affirmations, visualisation and energy control, Chi Kung is an effective way of achieving wellness. If you are always suffering from the same illnesses, Chi Kung can be a great way of freeing the ...

What is Emotional Freedom Techniques?

Emotional Freedom Techniques is a relatively new therapy combining the theory of traditional Chinese Medicine with modern psychology to help people overcome emotional, mental and physical issues, including stress management, addictions, weight loss, allergies, vision problems, headaches, panic/anxiety, asthma, trauma, PTSD, abuse and depression. It is a powerful yet simple technique… To help you understand ...