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5 steps to reduce daily stress

Stress is a part of daily life for most of us.  We feel stressed when we feel that we can’t cope with pressure.  This activates our fight or flight response; the body’s natural response to remove us from a perceived threat or danger.  A number of things happen when the fight or flight response occurs including an increase in heart…

Start your day the yogic way

If mornings aren’t really your thing, read my latest article for Local Secrets about creating a wake-up routine using yoga poses and philosophy.  Happy waking!                                                                

A little acrostic to begin the day!

The following are some of the benefits which clients may and frequently do experience from a session or series of treatments of reflexology: R educed stress E motional improvement – release of feel good endorphins F lushing out of waste products and toxins – a great detox L ymphatic and immune system support E asing of aches and pains X…

Inevitable Insomnia…or is it? Part 1

I work with a number of clients who suffer from disturbed sleep and they often comment on how well they have slept following a reflexology treatment.  Because sleep is so integral to our health and well-being, the next series of posts will focus upon insomnia, looking at the signs, causes and what can be done to address sleep problems. This…