What is love? Love and reflexology - what is the connection?! Where does it come from? Is it all heart based? But what of the butterflies in your tummy then? Are you born to love? Do you learn to love? Can you love anything, anyone? Is one love more important than another? Is love a solo emotion or is it tied up with trust or forgiveness or open-mindedness? And what of unrequited love, what then? So what does love have to do with reflexology? While not obvious at first, refle
Your feet, hands and ears are like miniature versions of your whole body. Specific pressure and techniques are applied to these same areas and generate a response in the corresponding part of your body. This is known as reflexology. I recently completed my first half marathon. Yay! This is how reflexology helped me up to and after the race. The absolute deepest sleep Back in mid-January I reluctantly returned my temperamental but otherwise awesome Garmin Forerunner 15 activit
Every so often something so simple, so beautiful comes along...so here are 5 reflexology tips for your health and happiness. 1. CROWNING GLORY -Your Hair – if you are frequently washing your hair, or out and about in the hot drying sun, or perhaps you are losing more hair than is usual for you, then be sure to try the following tip. Your hair is made of keratin, as are your nails. Both are on the extremities of your body, so from the point of view of reflexology, it makes sen
Avoid the spinal scream...the scream you might let out when you have "done your back in". Does this sound familiar? Our spine is the very backbone of our lives, keeping us upright, mobile and flexible, it helps innervate every part of the body and is therefore central to our health and wellbeing. 31 pairs of spinal nerves, comprising both sensory nerves (these give us information about touch, pain, pressure, temperature and body position) and motor nerves (these give us infor
This winter make sure you don't become a statistic! Many will fall foul of the flu and colds, but it needn't be so. Aside from the usual tips which may include: eating fresh, seasonal and brightly coloured fruit and vegetables, drinking sufficient water, getting enough sleep, fresh air and sunshine, exercise, setting aside time for oneself, and regular handwashing, there's something quite simple you can do to boost your immune system. Spend a little time reflexing your hands.