Stress

  • Signs and symptoms of stress

    Chronic fatigue and exhaustion Disturbed sleep or insomnia Alcohol intolerance Depression Headaches Irritability Muscle weakness Poor concentration Mood swings Frequent infections Poor digestion Poor memory PMS

  • NUTRITION and stress

    Good nutrition is an important stress fighting tool and when we are poorly nourished, the effects of stress become even more pronounced.  Nutrients such as Vitamin C, Magnesium and Zinc can often become depleted during times of stress and suppress the immune system.   Key dietary and lifestyle recommendations are as follows:   ·        Ensure […]

  • LIFE COACHING for stress

    Change the way you think to change your reality!   Through coaching you can learn how the way you think will alter how you feel about things and in turn, you can reduce your stress levels to whatever you would like them to be.   Learn the new thought patterns that will enable you to […]

  • ACUPUNCTURE & CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE for stress

    Modern life is stressful – a statement few could disagree with. What with the credit crunch and possibly the biggest world recession since the 1930s looming before us, rising unemployment, rising cost of living, falling house prices, global warming, wars, family and relationship breakdowns etc., we are all affected in some way by stress. We […]

  • FOOD SENSITIVITIES AND BODY ENERGY SCANNING for stress

    Stress, as we know, lowers the immune system and it is often the time when we develop food sensitivities because our bodies cannot cope. It is possible that we all have food sensitivities but it is only once they are triggered that they start to cause a problem.   Having been working with food sensitivities […]

  • Aromatherapy for stress

    Your heart pounds, chest heaves, muscles tighten, senses sharpen, time slips into slow motion and you become impervious to pain. Under certain conditions, this would be an appropriate healthy reaction, because now you are prepared to do battle. The trouble is however, that you are probably still sitting in your car or at your desk […]

  • Factors that may lead to stress

    ·        Excessive workload ·        Physical illness ·        Excessive physical exercise ·        Financial pressures ·        Lack of sleep ·        Excessive caffeine intake ·        Smoking and social drug use ·        Excessive alcohol consumption ·        Emotional distress form a relationship

  • How do we help ourselves in times of stress?

    Most importantly we must give ourselves some ‘me’ time. Meditation, just sitting listening to music, a good massage, yoga or Thai Chi are all great ways of relaxation. It is now widely acknowledged that daily meditation is not just good for us, it has been proven to actually extend our life, create more happiness, increase […]

  • What is stress and how does it affect the body?

    Stress affects the balance of certain hormones and the factors that contribute are our emotions, lifestyle, diet, exercise, injury and environment. Whether the stress is physical or emotional, the body only knows one way of responding. It will trigger the ‘fight or flight’ response, which is nature’s way of preparing us to run away or […]