Foods That Boost Your Energy & Improve Your Stress Recovery

foods to reduce stress

Stress is a big factor in our modern lives, and it can leave us feeling drained. Luckily, there are some simple things you can do to help relieve stress and boost your energy. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the best foods for improving your stress recovery, and how eating these foods can […]

Headache Solutions

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Although it’s easy to think of a headache as ‘just a headache, there are over 100 types of headaches! The most common are tension headaches, migraine and cluster headaches. In my practice, regardless of type, my solutions are quick and effective. I use a bespoke combination of gentle yet therapeutic skills to quickly rebalance your […]

How Does Maga Therapy Massage Help The Body Relieve The Symptoms Of Stress?

[Updated 16/03/2021] A question I have often been asked is how does Maga Therapy relieve the symptoms of stress? Long-term stress can affect you in many ways, causing symptoms including headaches, migraines, asthma, skin conditions e.g. eczema, heart-burn, IBS, tension, aches and pains you can very easily feel anxious or depressed (also classic symptoms of […]

What Is Reiki?

I was first introduced to Reiki in the mid-90 whilst attending a counselling training course. I was so curious I ended up getting an ‘attunement’ and to be honest I didn’t really do much more than that with it. But actually that was fine, I was already very ‘aware spiritually’ and certainly had healing hands… […]

Stress, Burnout & ME – Banishing Your Demons

Have you ever felt so stressed; overworked, exhausted, let down by other people, the world or yourself, that you wanted to run away or quit everything? Do people say you’re a ‘little sensitive’ at times? Do you look at other people and wonder how ‘luck’ graced their every move, yet you always somehow ‘lost’? Have […]

Solutions for well-being

I have searched solutions for well-being: to address pain, both in the physical, emotional and spiritual sense for three decades. Many years ago I was introduced to Louise Hay’s you can heal your life book. If I am honest I only ever read the section listing emotions and where they present in the body: to […]

What is the antidote for stress?

I searched for the antidote for stress for more than 22 years, I had suffered from the effects of heightened stress for so long… On the diagnosis of my cancer in 1994 my consultant stated very clearly that I needed to be less stressed. In truth, I didn’t know how to be. Every day was stressful from […]

First Aid For Stress | What Is Stress?

What is stress? In the terms of physiology, stress is anything that causes the body to respond by releasing stress hormones. Therefore you could define stress as, ‘an event that causes by the body’s natural fight-or-flight, stress response’. The “stress response” is what happens when the body reacts to stressors. What physiologically happens when your […]

Does Stress Cause Chronic Fatigue?

Does extreme or prolonged stress cause Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or ME? Some common causes of Stress Recently I asked a group of nine people two questions. “What causes your stress” and “How does stress affect you personally” The results were both interesting and funny! There were 68 different answers, here are a few… Arguments, disputes ›Arrogance ›Bills – financial difficulties ›Boss, […]

How do you relieve the symptoms of Stress?

I wanted to know how you relieve the symptoms of Stress. I had the answer to ‘what is Stress!’ Stress was my middle name… I even had a mug with the caption “without stress my life would be empty” on it! Dawn Symons  And whilst I joke about it, the truth is that the amount of […]