I Can’t Meditate

I cant meditate

It is a sunny afternoon in the garden.  The birds are singing and the sky is blue.  I close my eyes to try meditation and Wham !!   My mind starts up and tells me all about my worries and things to do.  The relentless march of thoughts stomp their way across my forehead and give me a headache. “Bother […]

Witchcraft or great training ?

Today I received this voicemail reference from a client that I treated yesterday. My first client since the lockdown. He left the message on my husbands phone as they are longtime friends. He has not had a treatment from me before and possibly not from any other therapist either. It made me laugh so I […]

Yoga for your lower back

Yoga for your lower back Back pain comes in all shapes and sizes but most often it involves the lower back.  The description of pain in this area varies from a sharp pain to a constant dull ache.  In the past, my backache used to drop me to the floor when the muscles simply refused […]

Yoga for Necks

Many yoga classes start with a sequence of asanas (stretches) to ease tension in the neck and shoulders.  It’s a great start for a number of reasons but mainly because daily stress and computer usage targets the neck muscles and increases the tension felt around the back of the neck and the head.  Tension in […]

Polarity therapists and Covid Regulations

The Covid restrictions have been hard on so many people, though it is re-assuring to see the relaxation of some of the restrictions in the last couple of weeks.  In many professions, social distancing is an option and can be managed relatively easily.  Polarity Practitioners and other physical therapists face unique challenges.  We are in […]

Mindfulness and the Senses

Last night at sunset, we had an amazing online mindfulness session focusing one of the five senses. To be mindful, your attention needs to rest on one thing, putting to one side any thoughts from the past or worries about the future. It is easier than it sounds and you only have to practice for […]

Ayurveda and Dandelions

One of the main principles of Ayurveda is that all foods should suit your body type, be locally sourced, fresh and natural. This principle extends to the products that we have in contact with our skin. The skin is semi-permeable, which means that it allows certain substances to move through it and enter the blood […]

Yoga for Immune Support

Yoga to make your body healthier ?. Yoga to help your Immune System ? I am delighted and impressed to have just watched Charlotte Watts on the Get Well Webinar organised by WDDTY. Her Yoga presentation focused on a style of yoga intended to support the immune system by improving lymphatic flow. Your lymph system […]