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


Breath Out In A Sigh Of Relief   In these busy, hectic times, we can easily feel out of control and stressed as a result.  One of the things we do have total control over in life is our breathing (although for some people it may not always feel that way).   When you breathe … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more


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 … Read more

BACK MASSAGE for stress

As many of us are aware the lifestyles that we live tend to keep us on edge or stressed almost the entire day.  To decompress, or de-stress, from this hectic pace there are dissimilar methods that can be used.  Since our backs tend to take most of this feverish lifestyle demands, having a back massage … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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