“Get Walking”

May is National Walking Month and a form of exercise which I really enjoy. Not only does it help you get fitter. It can help you emotionally to feel better. Perfect for fertility, pregnancy,  and helps our hormones and stress levels. What are the health benefits from walking: Improved mental/emotional wellbeing Helps our circulation Reduced…

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Empty Nest

So last week  the nest finally became empty as my youngest son moved out. I always remember an elderly lady admiring my first-born and saying enjoy it they grow up so fast, hard to believe at that stage but how right was she! Wow, what a blast the last 25 years have been including high’s…

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Suffering from Morning Sickness

Within a few days of discovering or realising you are pregnant  nausea or sickness often commences, over half of all women experience this. This is a very good sign and is caused by a rise in your HcG hormone. This is not the same as hyperemesis gravidarum which is severe sickness as experienced by Kate…

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Neck, Shoulder, Back Tension

So what is tension Tension comes about by holding our emotions inside our bodies. Some emotions can be embarrassing, painful or unpleasant as a result we can end up suppressing them as we don’t want to experience them as we don’t want family, partners, friends and the outside world to see them. This is often…

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What do your feet say about you

  When carrying out a reflexology treatment for the first time  I am looking at the colour, temperature and shape of the feet, as this gives me a better understanding of the  person I am treating. Colour My experience is that I generally  see medium pink coloured feet. However, sometimes I see yellow feet which…

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How will I feel after my Reflexology treatment

After your reflexology treatment you may feel thoroughly relaxed. You should experience calm and a feeling of well-being, as stress and tension are relieved and your circulation is improved leaving all the systems of your body functioning fully and in their natural state. To gain maximum benefit from your treatment Rest as much as possible…

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The History of Reflexology

So where did reflexology originate from? Many different cultures and places independent of each other throughout history have had diffent forms of working on the feet to affect health including India, China, Far East, Egypt and Europe. Perhaps it even came about after our primitive ancestors ran and walked in bare feet over uneven ground…

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Post Natal Depression (PND)

  Is Post Natal Depression affecting you? You may have had a straight forward pregnancy and have bloomed throughout or perhaps a very difficult nine months. The same goes for labour very quick, straightforward and natural or long with intervention that had not been planned either way it can be a shock! Bringing home your…

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So what exactly is reflexology

Reflexology is an ancient technique where the feet mirrors the body which are mapped out into areas called reflex points. As a reflexologist I use my thumbs and fingers to work the reflex points on either the feet or hands. I work the reflexes to bring a response to the corresponding part of the body.…

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How can I get pregnant

This is a question that I get asked a lot, “how can I get pregnant?” The best thing you can do is to get yourself into the healthiest state possible. Make sure that you are a healthy weight, and eating as healthy as possible. Regular exercise can not only regulate you weight, help reduce stress…

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