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Releasing Fear and Stress after Trauma by Billie Atherstone

An Overview of Kundalini Yoga for the Recovery of Childhood Trauma Course One of the symptoms people with PTSD* experience is to feel stressed or frightened even when they are not in danger.  The nervous system moves into a fight or flight response, which is a typical reaction, to initiate an action to protect themselves [...]

Kundalini Yoga for the Recovery of Birth Trauma

“A birth is defined as traumatic if the woman was or believed she or her baby was in danger of injury or death and she felt helpless and out of control, this can occur at any point in labour and birth.”(Beck2004a) As a mother myself, I know plenty of women who have given birth. It’s [...]

The Amazing Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation

Would you eat your placenta? After reading this you may wish you did! Placentas have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as long ago as in the 1500’s, which is longer than modern medicine has existed. It has been continued to be used due to an abundance of great properties believed to make a [...]

Sunshine, I salute thee!

Sun salutes strengthen and lengthen all the major muscle groups and bring deeper focus to the act of breathing.  Each movement is coupled with the breath in a sun salutation. This means we get the chance to really focus on deeply inhaling and exhaling while we move. The benefits of bringing breath consciously into and [...]

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 [...]

Time to Talk About it – The Hidden Grief of Miscarriage

Last week I received the following message on my Facebook : “This week we remember all the babies born sleeping or whom we have carried but never met, or those we have held but couldn’t take home or the ones that came home but didn’t stay. Make this your profile status if you or someone [...]