Wishing that plump face was yours?

I can hear you! “Where is the person I remember? I have hit menopause, and everything seems to have changed!” Everything is travelling ‘south’, and this includes the skin around the eyes and mouth. What doesn’t help is that the media puts older people,...

Lymph Drainage using Reflexology – RLD

RLD focuses on stimulating the lymphatic reflexes on the feet. The aim is to cause an effect on the lymphatic system in the body. It is a unique sequence that has been researched and developed by Sally Kay BSc(Hon). Sally is a multi-award-winning reflexology...

Menopause and Hair Loss

Menopause brings about many changes as hormone production fluctuates and drops. This has an impact on our physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. One area where we may notice change is the health of our hair. Either we lose more of it or it is thinning and, we may...

Menopause and the 3 M’s

Menopause is a time in a woman’s life, yours and mine, where big changes happen. Since puberty, we learned to get used to our cycle, be it regular or regularly irregular, it was ours, we felt comfortable with it. I found that a few days before my period was due, I had...

Apologies – where, what and how?

Let’s talk about apologies, often we are not aware we are apologizing for no reason. Apologies can be positive and have a place when intended to apologize for something you have done or not done or said. These are genuine and usually start with ‘sorry but …’. However,...

5 Tips for the Holiday Season

Christmas is a joyous time for many but not all. I sure can do with some happy hormones at any time of the year and, following the 5 tips has often helped me to be in a better place. I wish you a ‘bestest’ place leading into a great 2019! Keep...

Eating for Healthy Ageing

Growing up, I never heard that we ate to live, what I now know though, is that we certainly didn’t live to eat. Ok, I might have been lucky with a mother who didn’t have a sweet tooth and wasn’t even really a cook, her cooking was basic and simple. Variety of...

Analgesic effects of Reflexology

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Vol. 24, No. 8 Analgesic effects of Reflexology in patients undergoing surgical procedures: A randomized controlled trial Samuel Attias, Keren Sivan, Ofri Avneri, Avigail Sagee, Eran Ben-Arye, Ofra Grinberg,...

Reflexology is Effective for Backpain

Causes of Backpain Backpain has many different causes and some of the risk factors, besides injuries and accidents, are age, lack of exercise, lifting the wrong way, psychological conditions and sometimes backpain has no known or obvious cause. With many things in...

Exercise vs Movement

How amazing is it to move freely, walk where we need to go, dance when we want to dance, play with the dog, balance on one foot, jump and skip! ❤ 💕 In my early 20’s I had a moment of revelation and you know, in my mind’s eye, I can still see the exact...