Feeling stressed

Feeling stressed Feeling stressed. Stress is our body’s way of responding to any sort of demand or threat. When you sense danger real or otherwise your body goes into fight or flight mode. Known as the stress response it is your body’s way of protecting you. Feeling stressed is difficult to avoid as we all…

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Secondary infertility

Secondary infertility Liz came to see me for reflexology struggling with secondary infertility  Her first child had taken 2 years to conceive. They had been trying for a second for over 3 years. All tests had been taken via their GP and had come back clear.   Due to an irregular menstrual cycle Liz had been…

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Balancing hormones

  Balancing hormones Balancing hormones can make a big difference to how you feel. They go out of balance very easily as a result of stress, diet and lifestyle. The endocrine system  (hormones)  is an intricate network of glands which secrete hormones  on which every bodily activity is dependent directly into the blood. Changing our…

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Period Problems

Period Problems   Here are my tips for period problems. There are a lots that we can do to help with period problems and take care of our hormone system. Keeping stress levels down. Make sure you take some time out. Hormones go out of balance very easily particularly as a result of stress. It’s…

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Suffering from morning sickness

Suffering from morning sickness Suffering from morning sickness. Within a few days of discovering or realising you are pregnant  nausea or sickness often commences, over half of all women experience this. This is a very good sign and is caused by a rise in your HcG hormone. This is not the same as hyperemesis gravidarum…

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Reflexology aftercare advice

Reflexology aftercare advice   Reflexology aftercare advice.  After you have your reflexology treatment you may feel thoroughly relaxed. You should experience calm and a feeling of well-being, as stress and tension are relieved and your circulation is improved leaving all the systems of your body functioning fully and in their natural state. Reflexology aftercare advice…

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Stress and Hormones

  Stress and Hormones Stress can have a big effect on our hormones and period health. High stress levels can decide if your body should temporarily stop ovulating and having periods. Stress and hormones I experienced when moving to a new house. This was a stressful time and my body stopped my periods for 3…

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Feeling exhausted and overwhelmed

Feeling exhausted and overwhelmed   We all end up feeling exhausted and overwhelmed from time to time. It is a sign at these times that we need to start looking after number one. Listen to your alarm bells and pop the road humps in to help slow down as it is essential for our health…

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Feeling resilience

Feeling resilience   Are you feeling resilience? Or overloaded, overwhelmed and anxious?   We are all on an emotional roller coaster.   Although, we can make choices to help us feel more in control and to reduce the ‘what if’s’ whizzing around in our heads.   Believe in your ability to cope. Try and be…

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Listening to your body

Listening to your body Listening to your body. I remember a friend asking me what I was going to do at the weekend. My response was I will be listening to my body. She went on to say she would feel ‘guilty’ if she wasn’t doing anything!   It is very common in my practice…

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Trying to conceive for over a year

  Trying to conceive for over a year A young lady came to see for fertility reflexology. They had been trying to conceive for over a year.   “I decided to try fertility reflexology. As I was struggling to get pregnant and had read online that reflexology can help.   After my first treatment I…

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Hip Pain

Hip Pain   Sarah had been experiencing hip pain as a result of a horse riding accident. She had been speaking to a friend about her hip pain and she suggested trying reflexology.   When she arrived she felt very sad, her mood was low. The cortisone injections she had been having were no longer…

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