Sharing ways to live healthier and happier.

We make life look easy

If I’m really honest most days I go to work feeling less than 90% and it’s not just me. People in the office are constantly picking up bugs and viruses, complaining about sore throats and headaches. This is could be partly down to working in an open plan office and
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Fixing back pain with Tai Chi

I injured my lower back carrying a heavy rug on one shoulder from the department store to the where the car was parked, insistent that I didn’t need the home delivery service. For the next week i could hardly move and couldn’t bend over to reach my own feet. Seems
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Beginning Tai Chi

About 6 months ago I started learning Tai Chi. Partly because i had a back pain that i could not shift, but also because I’d just seen the new Karate Kid movie with Jackie Chan and Will Smith’s son, and felt inspired to learn a martial art (as I’m sure every man
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Recreate yourself

I know it sounds cheesy and it’s easy to skim over this one and miss the point, so focus. This is a really powerful technique I’ve developed to combat the anxiety of facing overwhelming situations. Whether it’s a big meeting or presentation at work, or simply
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Am I ill, or do I just think i’m sick?

Finding the true source of symptoms can be tricky. For ages I was thought I physically was ill. The symptoms I was suffering : headaches, high temperature, aching muscles, loss of appetite and most of all feeling sick to the pit of my stomach, all had me convinced i must be ill,
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It’s all in your head – it’s not that simple

I’m writing this post in response to the many occasions I’ve been told “it’s all in your head”. When people say this it drives me crazy! What, you think i’m making this up? You think i’m imagining i feel sick? 
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The Breathing Technique

Here’s a great little trick! This is a breathing technique I picked up which is designed to quieten your body and heart-rate in the even of a panic attack. Best not to leave it too late, but as soon as you feel you make become panicked by a situation, start breathing using
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Exercise is the ‘key’

Your body can only deal with so much stress. Each event in your day carries with it a level of stress, this slowly drops after the event, but if you live a busy lifestyle these events can add up. It’s often then that something fairly normal can take us over our limit and
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Caffeine Addict?

Caffeine can be a big contributor to increased stress levels. Your body should be able to handle a normal level of stress, such as making big decisions or going to new places. The problems arise when these stress levels build. Once you’ve max’d out all you can cope
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