Stress, your body and exams

Stress, your body and exams

Exams can cause stress and stress causes changes in your body. The sympathetic nervous system switches on and resulting hormones cause physiological changes in your body. Your heart pounds, breathing gets faster, muscles tense and sweat appears. This is often referred...
Breathing Correctly Reduces Anxiety

Breathing Correctly Reduces Anxiety

Do you breathe correctly? This is crucial to reduce anxiety. Many people don’t and this can make us feel very tired – it takes much more energy to breathe badly. If you find you hold your breath, or your breathing is irregular, this will have an adverse...
Can’t Sleep?

Can’t Sleep?

Many people I have spoken to over the last few months have problems with waking up in the middle of the night, unable to sleep again for quite sometime. With our increasingly stressful and fast moving lives, it is not surprising that we seem to have high levels of...

Is Massage supposed to be painful?

Sore muscles which contain trigger points, will be painful when pressed upon. However there are many different types of pain, but confusingly only one word to describe all these sensations. The pain from a trigger point being pressed slowly is a pain with which the...