Mindfulness Meditation, Stress and your Health

So we all know that stress is bad for us and that research now shows strong links between chronic physical and emotional stress and poor health. You can read more about this in Chronic Stress and your Health But what can we do about it? The obvious thing is to avoid or get rid of […]

Chronic Pain – what do we really know?

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.

Causes of Stress

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.

Chronic Stress and your Health

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 […]