The Cost of Hidden Stress

The Cost of Hidden Stress

Currently I'm reading the amazing When The Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress by Gabor Maté.  I'd heard him on a podcast with Russell Brand and knew that I had to find out more about the ideas of this Doctor who believes that our bodies hold on to emotion, which...

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Sensitive Children in a post-Covid19 world

Sensitive Children in a post-Covid19 world

I've spent a large chunk of this week talking eczema, allergies and asthma.  You see that is what parents are concerned about right now in this post - Covid19 world of anti-bac, overwashing and highly toxic chemicals that have become a part of daily life. As someone...

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Mental Health in a Covid 19 World

Mental Health in a Covid 19 World

As I shut down for the Christmas 'break' in 2020 I felt deeply reflective about what had been a hugely challenging year for all.  As a Homeopath and Life Coach I am privileged to hold space for clients who struggle on both physical and emotional levels, but the...

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How to Describe Sadness and Depression

How to Describe Sadness and Depression

  Like many, I've discovered a new emotion over Lockdown 2; that bereft chasm that you feel post box-set.  The investment you make in the time, the characters, the escapism from the noise around you and then suddenly it's over.  If like me, you may find it hard...

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Covid 19 – Tips for a second lockdown

Covid 19 – Tips for a second lockdown

One minute I was walking through the forest with my dog, the sun was shining and I had one of my favourite albums on my earphones, then the clouds came over, it poured down and I bumped into a friend who had just lost their mum.  Sad news is being thrust upon us...

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Are you waiting to erupt?

Are you waiting to erupt?

Do you ever get that feeling like you are a smouldering volcano about to really erupt and spew hot lava all over those around you any moment? It wouldn't be surprising if you did share that sensation. With changes to our liberties and freedom, education system, social...

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The torture of toothache…..

The torture of toothache…..

How long can you withhold pain for?  As human beings we are capable of holding on to so much pain and trauma, we have a resilience that develops over time.  As we know pain comes in many guises, the physical sort – the injuries, the bruises, the operations we face as...

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Listening to your rhythms whilst in lockdown

Listening to your rhythms whilst in lockdown

Ssh!  That's right, you are being forced into a period of listening to your own body.  That's right, you will now, or very soon be able to hear what your body has been trying to tell you for ages!  And so begins my story of what is going on in my homeopathy practice...

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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs during Covid19

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs during Covid19

If you've ever studied any sociology or psychology you are bound to be familiar with this diagram; Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.  Brief recap - you can only move up to the next level of the triangle if the needs below have been met.  Covid19 is really proof that this...

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