Every June, we celebrate MEN'S HEALTH WEEK.  In 2019 we celebrate BY NUMBER, because men are supposedly obsessed with numbers.   But when it comes to our own health, there are quite a few numbers that we should start to shine a light upon. For example 3...

  This week MEN'S HEALTH WEEK 2019 focuses on the key numbers in men's health. Men are supposedly obsessed with numbers but when it comes to our own health, there are quite a few more numbers that we should know about. This blog post will feature on the importance...

  Endorphin is a combination of the words "endogenou" (produced within the body) and "morphine". Endorphins are endogenous opioids released from the pituitary gland that are believed to mediate analgesia (pain relief), induce euphoria, and play a role in the reward system in the gut-brain axis. Most...

  It is true to say that the benefits of Intermittent fasting (IF) are probably the worst kept secrets in the wellness world.  Few can doubt IF’s capacity to manage weight, give more energy, and clear up brain fog.   In recent years Intermittent fasting diets have exploded in popularity...

  Understanding and managing stress is key to your well being.  Typically, your gut is unhappy because of stress. Research has shown that the stress response can alter the natural balance of healthy bacteria in your gut, causing the gut ecosystem to shift in favour of a...

  Shoulder Stand is a very effective posture when it is practised properly. If you haven’t done this pose before I recommend learning it under a teacher’s guidance before you try it at home.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Lh9nis1M6I   Step-by-step technique for the Shoulder Balance   Fold two or more firm blankets into rectangles, measuring...

  Most of us will suffer with stress at some point in our lives. According to the Mental health Foundation, 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. Stress is a major factor...

  In the centre of every stressful storm there is a place of total stillness: the ‘eye’. In my life, I have found meditation to be one of the most powerful tools for creating this sense of peace within, even when the world around is in a...

  There are basically two functional types of breathing: cleansing and energising. Cleansing breath helps to detoxify the body and stresses exhalation, while energising breath collects and stores vital energy and focuses more on inhalation. Though people take breathing for granted, everyone unconsciously practises both types of...

  April is National Stress Awareness month, so naturally this month, I'll be posting about this topic mainly. Stress is often talked about as being a ‘modern’ malaise, as though it didn’t exist in former times. However, there has always been stress. But these days there always seems...

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