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Meditation For The Average Bear

MEDITATION FOR THE AVERAGE BEAR The word ‘meditation’ can conjure a whole bunch of images. Orange-robed bald guys (well, mainly guys…though bald female monks are growing by the day). The long-haired, pungent, tie-dyed version – sitting in a variety of extremely uncomfortable positions. Then there’s the formal type, deeply steeped in religious tradition, mostly in musty semi-darkness. For the average …

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Insomnia – Home help tips

Insomnia You open your eyes and the light of day streams in through the bedroom window. It feels like you have just closed your eyes and opened them again but 8 hours have passed and you didn’t stir. One of the most powerful and pleasurable things in life is a solid nights sleep. The contrast for many of you is …

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Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa breakfast bowl? Trying to get away from the traditional breakfast choices such as tea and toast or cereal, which both despite the breakfast cereal company claims have little nutrition and more cons than pros, is an issue many of my clients struggle with. ‘I need something I want to eat’ and ‘I need something quick’ are the regular comments …

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Healthy Body Healthy Mind. Which Comes First?

Healthy body – Healthy mind. Which comes first? It is a bit of a chicken and egg question really. Does a healthy body lead to a healthy mind or a healthy mind lead to a healthy body? It can be difficult to ascertain which is the most important. We know in all forms of medicine that exercise and a healthy …

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Chronic pain and Chinese medicine

Chronic Pain and Chinese Medicine Chronic pain is traditionally seen as pain that lasts more then 12 weeks however if any of you have experienced a pain condition lasting more than 2 weeks you will know how debilitating it can be. Pain not only affects the physical body but also the mental and emotional state. Depression and anxiety are two …

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Diet advice – Chia seed porridge

Check out this delicious Chia seed porridge – Newcastle bound Getting your day started with a good breakfast is the way to make sure you get the best out of you and are able to do the things you need to. This delicious Chia seed porridge is just the ticket. It’s super healthy and tasty to boot. We forget that …