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Forest Bathing

In Japan, people have been practising shinrin-yoku, or Forest Bathing, officially since the 1980s, and this practise has been gaining in popularity in the UK and USA in recent years. The idea of forest bathing is to go for a slow walk through a heavily forested area, ideally one that contains conifer trees. Forest bathing […]



Water – one of my soap box topics. My kids will tell you that according to me, water is the answer, no matter what the complaint! Headache?  Drink some water.  Hungry?  You’re probably just thirsty – drink some water.  Tired?  Have a drink of water.  Cold/cough/catarrh/stomach upset? Drink some water. But there […]

Tension Headaches

Tension Headaches

According to the NHS website, ‘a tension-type headache is the most common type of headache, and the one we think of as the normal everyday headache’. These headaches have no underlying medical reason, and can happen pretty frequently, lasting from minutes to hours, or even days. They can be caused by […]

Breath Out

Breathe Out

Stress. Overwhelm. Anxiety. Panic. All words, and emotions, that you might be experiencing more regularly that you’d like.  There seem to be no end of sources for these less than positive experiences, but what about the solutions to tackling them? Sure, as a massage therapist, I’m going to recommend regular […]