Reiki was used with *Lisa to support both an emotional and physical healing need.
When we take pleasure in the things that bring us joy, the things that make us laugh, smile, or sigh with heartfelt warmth, that is the simplest form of gratitude.
Gratitude brings many gifts to our lives; which could be beneficial to one or more of emotional, spiritual, physical, and mental health and wellbeing. Showing and feeling gratitude can occur at a subconscious level, or may be a mindful act, either way the benefits of raising our inward and outward gratitude are plentiful. In this week’s blog I’ll share how it benefits us (and others), and how to raise your mindful gratitude.
When did you stop noticing the wonderful things around you, within you, and beside you? When did you stop dancing?
If you’re life is mainly rushing by at a 100 miles an hour, and you’re somehow just not content or happy with you lot, my friend, you need to explore the wonderful world of mindfulness.
Most of us are not getting enough sleep, but it’s more complex than you might think.
Some of the facts around sleep, and its role on our health and wellbeing, are still a mystery, even to scientists. The Daily Mirror reported that one survey found that “Nearly a third of the population are suffering from insomnia which is affecting their health”. This survey of the nation’s sleep habits found that 30% of people are severely sleep deprived, placing them more at risk of mental health and relationship issues.
In our busy lives it’s easy to get out of balance. We may focus too much energy on a particular aspect of life, whilst not paying enough attention to the other important areas of life. This is known as our ‘life balance’
This week’s blog takes a peek at the warning signs when life balance is not in play, and gives a practical tool for you to check your own life balance, with an easy first stage activity to getting it back on track Continue reading “Finding Life Balance”
You don’t have to be a super hero or have special powers to build your resilience, you just need a little know-how, and a lot of the right mind set.
I’m going to talk about resilience from two angles here, the ability to bounce back when you’ve taken a knock in life, and the in-the-moment resilience when you hit a stressful or scary situation. I’ll kick off with my own resilience story to give you some insight into my own journey. Continue reading “Super Charge your Resilience”
Neurological studies have proven that meditation changes the brain, promoting wellbeing across mind, body and soul. In our chaotic world, could meditation be the answer to all of our problems?
In this week’s wellbeing blog I’ll share my own journey into meditation and the three guided meditations I use with clients; one to relax, one to balance and one to heal. Continue reading “The Healing Power of Meditation”
A calm mind promotes peace, confidence, and ultimately happiness. This is what could be termed as having good mental health or wellbeing.
What does a calm mind mean to you? This week I’ll be sharing three techniques that you can use to harness a calm mind.
Continue reading “Harnessing a calm mind in a hectic world”
In 2001 I embarked on a learning journey into aromatherapy and natural health, which followed an already established passion in all things wellbeing. That means when it comes to relaxing, I have a few tricks up my sleeve.
This week I’m going to share with you the wonders of aromatherapy; where it started, how it works, what it works for, and a few oils to get your aroma-juices flowing. Continue reading “Relax with Aromatherapy”
If we let fear in it will consume us, control our thoughts, actions and reactions. Fear that’s fed will grow big in our stomaches and strengthen in our minds, until it has won over our very being, and turned into a phobia that haunts us daily.
This week I’ll share a my own (brief) story of anxiety that led to a fear and panic, a little bit about the science of what happens to us physically and mentally, and give you some practical techniques you can try. Continue reading “Control your fear”
When we accept who we are, all of who we are, and know that we are good enough in every way, something magical happens.
For many of us our self critic is an ever present voice in our head or feeling in the pit of our stomaches. This week’s wellbeing blog addresses how this critic grows and how to control it. Continue reading “Beat your inner critic with self compassion”
Reiki is a form of natural healing that was developed in 18th century Japan by a Buddhist monk named Usui Sensei.
Reiki works holistically across mind, body, spiritual and emotional self. Healing mental and physical pain and discomfort. This week’s blog will give a brief history to reiki, what it’s helpful for, and how it’s used. Continue reading “Healing with Reiki”