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Virtual Reflexology Workshop

Virtual Reflexology Workshop

Join me via the magic of zoom, from wherever you are, to learn simple Reflexology techniques.  You could be cosy on your sofa at home, or sitting at your desk at work, or even hanging out on your sun lounger whilst on holiday!! We will run through a sequence together...

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A thought for the Father

A thought for the Father

The conversations before baby arrives are very much about mum and baby.  A friend mentioned the other day how throughout the pregnancy every time he has seen friends their immediate inquiry is “how is mum doing?”  I mean, Mothers are the main player in this baby...

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Welcoming Feel Good Norfolk

Welcoming Feel Good Norfolk

Within our beautiful county, we have an abundance of businesses and practitioners whose aim is to encourage wellbeing and provide an array of feel-good products and services for us to enjoy. In a time when collaboration and building our village again is incredibly...

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The beginning

The beginning

In my moments of pause in the last week or so, I have been reflecting on my journey as a therapist and thought I would go back to where it all began……. I had not long moved back to Norwich from University in Nottingham, when at the end of a yoga class, during the...

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Stepping back into the old

Stepping back into the old

Week 4 of lockdown proved tough for me.  Anxiety and fear took hold. Old coping strategies, behaviours and thought patterns crept back in. The ‘I should’ started to be the driver of decisions, and my actions based on what I believed others were achieving at this time....

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And people stayed at home

And people stayed at home

This poem was written in 1869 and reprinted during the 1919 Spanish Flu Pandemic.   And people stayed at home And read books And listened And they rested And did exercises And made art and played And learned new ways of being And stopped and listened More deeply...

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A new kind of normal

A new kind of normal

The whole world has suddenly shifted.  We have experienced the grief that comes with the loss of something.  The loss in this case being able to live our normal daily lives.   We have needed to isolate.  We are unable to see our friends and family, other than through...

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What Mother’s Really Want

What Mother’s Really Want

I read that being a mother is like holding down two and half fulltime jobs. “Taking care of children really is a full-time job; in fact, it’s two and a half, according to research which has found that the time mothers spend on parent-related tasks equates to a 98-hour...

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Feel Good Events

Feel Good Events

On the evening of the 13th February the stage was set…….  With stylish black walls, classy lampshades and plenty of plants, Rabbit café in Pottergate provides a great social space, and was a beautiful home to our Treat Night for mums with new-borns and mums-to-be....

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The power of vulnerability

The power of vulnerability

Humans are social creatures, yet we are isolating ourselves more and more, which is leading to feelings of loneliness and depression.  Brene Brown, a well-known social scientist and research professor at the University of Houston, has spent the last two decades...

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#Take20for20

#Take20for20

Encourage your employees to #Take20for20. A healthy, productive & happy workplace – sound good? Taking 20 minutes in 2020 as regular as your budget sees possible, can not only help your employees, it can also bring long term financial benefits to your Business....

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Treat Night

Treat Night

What’s Happening? I am thrilled to announce my first Treat Night since moving to the wonderful Pottergate area in Norwich Lanes. What support is there for mothers to thrive in the early weeks and months following the birth of their babies, rather than merely...

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The Importance of the Vagus Nerve

The Importance of the Vagus Nerve

In Latin the word ‘vagus’ means wandering.  The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve and ‘wanders’ throughout the body linking many of the organs to the brain.  Originating from the brainstem it travels down the neck, through the ears, connecting to all the organs...

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Smaller steps for bigger change

Smaller steps for bigger change

As we head into January it can feel tough to get back into our good habits after all the festive fun, let alone develop new ones.  With the start of a New Year and the tradition of committing to resolutions, we can start feeling under pressure to make a change in some...

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Reflexology for Stress and Anxiety

Reflexology for Stress and Anxiety

Stress and anxiety can have a huge impact on how we function. When we are stressed or feel panicked, our physiological response is to increase the ‘stress hormones’ in the adrenal glands which are then released into the bloodstream to help us cope with the stressful...

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Feet

Feet

Feet, such strange, unloved little appendages, yet so incredibly interesting when we start to actually take notice of them and how well they respond to stimulus. How do you feel about your feet?  Whip off your shoes and socks.  Really look at your feet.  Stretch out...

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My NNFP Journey

My NNFP Journey

The phone rang, it was Charlotte.  The Reflexologist of NNFP was moving to London so she and Kate wanted to know if I’d like to join the team.  Would I? Cor blimey yes please!! What an opportunity. Having always worked independently alone in my treatment room at home,...

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Pregnancy Reflexology

Pregnancy Reflexology

Pregnancy is such an incredible experience, but can also be a very challenging one.  Particularly in our western culture when we receive less and less support from our community, and see more and more images through media of serene pregnancies, or of women on their...

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