insomnia

Serotonin, Sleep and the Changing of the Seasons

Ever thought about regular massage to help regulate sleep? Insomnia, linked to low levels of serotonin, also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine is a hormone in the pineal gland, the digestive tract, the central nervous system, and in blood platelets. Serotonin plays an important part in the regulation of learning, mood, sleep and vasoconstriction (constriction of blood [...]

By | 2017-07-07T10:05:32+00:00 August 29th, 2013|Massage, Mental Attitudes, Treating Sickness|0 Comments

A Chinese Medicine Approach To Stress & Emotional Health

Stress is an inevitable part of today’s modern lifestyle. Whether it is a result of work pressures, relationship problems, financial worries or other aspects of your life, one thing is clear – if it builds up excessively it affects both your emotional and physical well-being. How Stress Affects The Body Stress has long been the [...]

By | 2017-05-25T12:13:34+00:00 August 9th, 2012|Healthy Diet, Traditional Chinese Medicine|1 Comment

Stress, anxiety, our mental health and the science of Hypnotherapy

Winter is on our doorstep.  Sunshine’s’ Vitamin D is depleting . The days are shorter , the nights longer and this can make us feel more stressed, and less balanced than we would like to feel.  To add  to this, the “quickening” pressure of 2012, which finds us constantly rushing or cramming often too much [...]

Why is pulsatilla so great at this time of year?

Pulsatilla is our feature Boiron Homeopathic Remedy this season and it’s perfect to have handy this winter!  Pulsatilla is made from Wind Flower, otherwise known as Pasque flower or Easter Flower.  It’s brilliant for this time of year as it is most effective for respiratory infections, especially for colds with heavy, yellow mucus as well [...]

By | 2017-05-25T12:13:47+00:00 June 30th, 2011|Homeopathy, Product Review|0 Comments