All pain has a purpose. Yes, it makes us irritable and scared and sometimes downright miserable. But what’s it’s real purpose? It’s higher purpose? Acute Pain This serves to tell us about damage or potential damage to our bodies. It’s a call to action. So if we cut ourselves or break a bone we feel […]
Life is full of upsets. Every day something will happen that disappoints, angers or scares us. What do we do when things upset us? We are masters of avoidance. More often than not we push it down inside, pretend it doesn’t matter, lock it away and get on with life. While this works for a […]
This blog post is dedicated to Dr John Sarno 23/06/1923 – 22/06/2017 – the pioneer of mind-body medicine.I, along with my fellow mind-body workers, will continue to strive to realise his vision of the acceptance of mind-body theories by mainstream medicine.
This is a little extra blog in honour of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Awareness Month.
Most people only connect the term ‘stress’ with the nervous tension felt when we have too much to do. This is why I often hear the cry of”But I’m not stressed!”when I mention that health issues may be caused by chronic stress. However, ‘stress’ covers a much broader range of experiences than this.
Its been proven time and time again that our minds and emotions are able to create changes in our bodies that can result in poor health. But how is this possible?Ironically, it’s one of the survival mechanisms designed to keep us safe that is actually doing us harmThe Fight or Flight Response, or Stress Response. The […]