Right now, we’re being besieged by information on how to cope. Or rather, how best to cope and be at our best while coping. We’re being told how to minimize anxiety, improve mood, keep families busy, learn to craft, exercise on sofas and cultivate […]
These are unprecedented times and everyone is experiencing an upsurge in fear, anxiety and uncertainty about the day ahead, let alone the longer-term future. I wanted to share with you as many practical tools and skills that I can to help you manage any symptoms of […]
Many of us harbour lists of punitive rules for ourselves. We’re not always aware of these insidious despots but are rather more aware of a pernicious sense of constantly failing in a world that vampirishly demands of us. This feedback loop makes for exhausted […]
Many people experience a change in mood as the seasons turn, especially as the days start to shorten and the cold weather draws in. For many people, the winter blues are a familiar feeling but do pass or at least fluctuate. For some people, […]
I’m often asked what I think is the best way to stretch. Stretching is a way to feel embodied, alive, awake and it forms a pleasant part of our morning routine. It’s a lovely feeling to get up in the morning, look outside at a blue […]
In January we set loads of goals. They all seemed fresh and exciting. And we were full of promises to ourselves about how this year we would keep them. By May the hard work to succeed in them is less appealing, the excuses we make in our heads have […]
What is intermittent fasting?
Intermittent fasting is an alternative form of caloric restriction in which individuals periodically abstain from eating for varying periods of time, typically longer than an overnight fast. Forms of intermittent fasting you may have heard of include the 5:2 diet
In this article, James Raiher, back pain rehabilitation expert, explains why lifting objects correctly isn’t as complicated as it is often made out to be.
Your back is not as fragile as you think!
First of all, let’s get straight into the controversy. Your back is […]