Watching a friend deal with cancer

Watching a friend deal with cancer

Breast cancer awareness month is upon us, so it feels important to write on the subject of cancer and treatment. Writing about cancer is a difficult subject for so many obvious reasons, and so much has been written about it. I have been putting off writing this blog for a good couple of weeks… I have been feeling the fear of writing about this because although two people in my life have been touched by cancer, it feels difficult to write about something as an outsider.

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Healing Irritable Bowel Syndrome The Holistic Way

Healing Irritable Bowel Syndrome The Holistic Way

How you can help yourself both physically and emotionally

Fifteen years ago, after having suffered with cramping, bloating, nausea and chronic constipation for several months, and, after having had some very invasive medical procedures, I was finally diagnosed with IBS.

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Recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia

Recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition for which there is no cure and is largely unexplained. We don’t know how or why people get fibromyalgia although there is some discussion that it may start after a period of stress or illness. It is thought that 1 person in every 25 could be suffering with Fibromyalgia in the UK, and although it predominately affects women between the ages of 30 and 60 years old, it can strike anyone at any age, regardless of gender.

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Endometriosis Awareness Week

Endometriosis Awareness Week

There are many complementary therapies that can help with Endometriosis, the following have all been proven to help with the symptoms and the additional conditions that can often occur with it, such as IBS, Fibromyalgia, anxiety, depression and infertility. Endometriosis pain can occur all throughout a woman’s monthly cycle, and is not limited to just the pelvic area. Pain can occur in the legs, hips and back, and Endometriosis can cause bladder and bowel problems. Many women suffer with fatigue and extreme mood swings too. Because of the complexity of the disease, often a multi-faceted approach is required.

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5 ways to improve your sleep

5 ways to improve your sleep

Sleep. We all know that it’s important, but how many of us are getting enough? Not many, if recent news reports are anything to go by.

There’s been various reports on our lack of sleep in the press recently. The BBC interviewed Shirley Cramer, chief executive of The Royal Society for Public Health, who warned that many of us are regularly getting too little sleep. 

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Guest Blog: Did you know that reiki can help animals

Guest Blog: Did you know that reiki can help animals

For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to work with animals and make them better.

Like many, life gets in the way and it becomes harder and harder to follow our true calling. Just over 5 years ago my life changed and I had the opportunity to pursue my dreams, which all began with an animal reiki course in Norfolk. 

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