Yang Sheng or The Art of Nourishing Life is a very long tradition that is the foundation of Chinese medicine and the basis of Taoist health cultivation. This vast body of knowledge gives us clues for staying healthy all year round. Yang means taking care of one’s health, to nourish, whilst Sheng means life, existence and growth. The content … [Read more...] about Staying healthy in Winter
Stress is something that we all have to face at some point in our lives, Qi Gong could well provide the antidote to this increasing problem in society. Sometimes the pressures of modern life will reveal holes in our ability to manage and unfortunately this can affect our health, relationships and work. It was a big part of my life … [Read more...] about Qi Gong For Stress And Anxiety
Do you often get headaches? Do you have a lot of tension in your neck and shoulders? Do you find these symptoms appear regularly, maybe at the weekends? If this happens to you it may well be due to stress. Could increased body awareness help with this? Very often we only become aware of our body when the tension has reached such a critical … [Read more...] about Relieving stress with body awareness!
In today's highly stressed out world we live increasingly in our heads. We over think and analyse everything to the nth degree forgetting how we actually feel. Work/rest balance is not high on our priorities. We focus on achieving our goals with such effort that we often push beyond our maximum capacity, ignoring the messages from our body asking … [Read more...] about How to avoid burnout and find balance in every moment
Today I was inspired to go for a run. My son Doug is back home and has been encouraging me to get back into the running habit. I used to run regularly but for a while now haven't made time for it. Here on the south downs we are spoilt for choice when it comes to spectacular running routes. The beautiful Sussex countryside is just the perfect … [Read more...] about Meditation on the move
Whether you're watching TV, listening to the radio or reading a magazine it's obvious that we are being 'sold' to most of the time. Sometimes it's very obvious and sometimes it's very subtle. It's not then surprising that with this constant bombardment of advertising and persuasion that we become quite cynical. Health is big business these days … [Read more...] about Does Tai Chi really work?
Are you suffering from stress? Do you notice sometimes how tense you feel? Do you find your mind is on the go all the time? Isn't it exhusting? I was recently talking to a friend of mine who was going through a difficult time and finding life very stressful. They found by the end of the week that they were tense, anxious, exhusted and … [Read more...] about Instant Stress relief…FREE FOR LIFE!
It seems a lifetime ago but there was a period when stress ruled my life. It was so powerful that everyday I would wake up with a huge knot of tension in the pit of my stomach. This enevitably led to me developing a rather unpleasant illness called ulcerative colitis. Although I was given a variety of treatments, the cycle of acute attack and then … [Read more...] about Is stress controlling you?
Does life seem to be getting more stressful and you'd like to learn how to relax? With our lives getting increasingly busy and crammed full from the moment we get up to when we collapse back in bed. exhusted at the end of the day..it is no wonder that we are getting more and more stressed. I used to wake up everyday feeling stressed out mentally … [Read more...] about 10 Hot tips to be Stress free
When was the last time you noticed your breathing? Does that sound a strange question? No seriously when was the last time that you actually took notice of your breath? Generally we take it for granted..it happens automatically and it doesn't need thinking about! But wait a minute...there is more to the breath than you might think. In fact you … [Read more...] about Relaxing through the breath