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Spring is here, beware gardener's back!

Spring is here, and we’re now into British Summer Time. Hopefully we’re in for lots of sunshine. The weather over the weekend was perfect, and I bet many of you will have taken the chance to do some gardening. Did you feel sore afterwards? Well that’s not unusual. Whenever we do...
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Our muscles reflect our lives

Have you ever thought about how wonderful your muscles are? You really should give them a second thought! They move us around and enable us to do all of the everyday things that make up our lives. If I were to write down here everything that muscles do for us it...
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Quick change artist

I often think of myself as a quick-change artist ! I don’t mean that I’m one of those people who change costumes or characters frequently, but that I work with people to enable them to change their lives quite quickly . Most of us have experienced, or will experience, a time...
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Health -- feeling great, or just not feeling ill?

I’d like to share an observation I made recently and then ask you a question. I was looking fo r photographs to use on my website and blogs . I searched for the word “health” and what came up surprised me; most of the images were of stethoscopes , people in...
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Massage and mindfulness

Have you, like me, noticed that there is a lot of talk about mindulness nowadays? Mindfulness is about learning to direct our attention to our experience as it unfolds here and now, rather than living in our heads. Too many of us spend our time being depressed about the past or...
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Sleep - let's have more of it!

Happy New Year to you.  Have you made lots of New Year's resolutions about being healthier and fitter this year?  Do any of them include improving your sleep (quality or quality)? It's not a resolution I hear often, yet it's the one which would probably bring the most benefit, and which...
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Resolutions are for life, not just the New Year

Every  January the gyms become busier,  the  salad section gets depleted  and so-called slimming products fly off the shelves .   Magazines  (online and off) are  filled with advice  about goal-setting and making change.  Yet,  every year, everything's back to normal by February  with very little to show for early January's...
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Every body has a story to tell

As the nights get longer and you stay indoors more and more, it can be useful to start thinking about the future and what you'd like to make of yourself over the coming months, in oreparation for the new year.  Often, this involves looking back to - to learn from past...
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Christmas stress

Are you looking forward to Christmas? It’s often said that Christmas, and the preparations for it, are extremely stressful for many people. Firstly, there are the possible financial concerns for anyone with a number of presents to buy and more mouths than usual to feed. Add to this the cost of...
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Massage really is good for you

Have you ever wondered why massage makes you feel so good? If you’ve never had a massage, do you wonder what all the fuss is about? Well, recent scientific research has provided some evidence that helps us understand what changes take place in our bodies during massage. It turns out that...
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Top Five Tips for de-stressing

1. Focus only on the things that you can change or influence. Feeling powerless is a major contributor to stress . Yet, so often, we get worked up about the t hings we have absolutely no influence over – new parking arrangements near work, the actions of complete strangers, bad news...
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Oh that - I've had that problem for ages...

I was reminded recently that humans have a great capacity for noticing new things , yet we readily lose sight of things that haven't altered for a long time. It's part of our survival mechanism. Very similar things happen with many of my clients too. They book in with known problem...
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