Tag Archive for TMW

Love Your Spleen

An area which can be presented on the feet as ‘congested’ or unbalanced during reflexology sessions is the spleen.  Quite often, this surprises people as they (understandably) haven’t really given the organ much thought!  So what is the spleen, what does it do and how can you look after yours…? What is the spleen? Part of the lymphatic system, the…

How Do You Think?

I recently came across this poem. It was one I enjoyed as a child. The short and simple message is, I think, a great one to remember. The power of the mind is overwhelming. Thoughts can be our greatest strength or our biggest weakness. I don’t think the poem is suggesting being unrealistic or deluding ourselves but rather giving ourselves…

Love Your Stomach

What is the stomach? A bag-like organ which allows food to pass through it.  It can be found on the left hand side of the abdomen below the diaphragm. What does it do? The stomach churns and breaks down food.  It does this by releasing gastric juices hydrochloric acid and the enzyme pepsin. hydrochloric acid kills harmful bacteria and helps…

Tai Chi Movements For Well-Being

I’m always looking for ways to develop my skills to be able to help others and improve myself, so I’m excited to have begun my Tai Chi Movements For Well-being (TMW) teacher training this weekend. It’s been a tiring but incredibly interesting couple of days! I’m looking forward to learning more about myself over the next few months and then…