Feeling stressed

Feeling stressed Feeling stressed. Stress is our body’s way of responding to any sort of demand or threat. When you sense danger real or otherwise your body goes into fight or flight mode. Known as the stress response it is your body’s way of protecting you. Feeling stressed is difficult to avoid as we all…

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Secondary infertility

Secondary infertility Liz came to see me for reflexology struggling with secondary infertility  Her first child had taken 2 years to conceive. They had been trying for a second for over 3 years. All tests had been taken via their GP and had come back clear.   Due to an irregular menstrual cycle Liz had been…

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Stress and Hormones

  Stress and Hormones Stress can have a big effect on our hormones and period health. High stress levels can decide if your body should temporarily stop ovulating and having periods. Stress and hormones I experienced when moving to a new house. This was a stressful time and my body stopped my periods for 3…

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Hip Pain

Hip Pain   Sarah had been experiencing hip pain as a result of a horse riding accident. She had been speaking to a friend about her hip pain and she suggested trying reflexology.   When she arrived she felt very sad, her mood was low. The cortisone injections she had been having were no longer…

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Why I became a reflexologist

Why I became a reflexologist Thought I would share with you why I became a reflexologist. I had been commuting and working in London as a PA. BC (before children) We decided to move to Oxfordshire and had 3 young children. Life was very full on, busy and with zero time for myself. I had…

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Peri-menopausal

Peri-menopausal   Louise came to see me after being told that she was at peri-menopausal stage. Her own self-care had taken a back step due to a demanding job.   She realised that she needed to do something to help herself and made a resolution to book monthly treatments.   Louise needed some time out…

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Get Walking

Get Walking Get walking. A 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 risk…

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Her goal was to conceive

  Her goal was to conceive   Her goal was to conceive. Claire a 28-year-old Supervisor, came to see me for fertility reflexology treatments. She said her goal was to conceive.   She had high anxiety and stress levels due to her very busy job. With a lot of stress/tension headaches.   Her goal was…

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Summer Feet

Summer Feet Summer is a happy time for our summer feet. So lovely after months of  being trapped inside boots, trainers and shoes. Here are some tips for keeping your feet happy and healthy. When cutting toe nails you cut across and don’t cut down the side of the nail. Ingrowing toe nails are very…

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Observing Feet

  Observing feet   Observing feet some reflexologists believe that the different colours, shapes and temperature on the feet are indications of the physical and emotional health of the client. When a new client (or existing client) comes for a treatment after taking a full consultation I take a look at their feet. I use the following…

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Body tension

Body tension   Body tension. Neck, shoulder, back tension can come about as a result of holding 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…

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What is reflexology

What 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…

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