I have autism, Asperger’s Syndrome to be specific (which isn’t the current term but the one I prefer). I always feel strange saying it. I got my formal clinical diagnosis only a few years back after spending a lifetime realising I function on a different basis to the majority. As you may know if you… Continue reading Autism and Essential Oils
Hydration is your key to enjoying the summer months. Although today here in England it’s been raining it’s still been warm. When I conduct Food Diaries with my coaching clients that’s when we often realise that they’re not drinking enough fluids during the day or in the heat they are drinking far too many sodas/soft… Continue reading Summertime Cool
You need between 25-30 g of fibre each day. Most people get about half that daily, if that. Not eating enough fibre can result in constipation which can cause build up in the bowels that give discomfort. Also higher levels of hormone issues and certain types of cancer are linked to not having enough fibre.… Continue reading Eating fibre daily
This is the time of year that I utilise to throw out cosmetics and skincare items that are out of date. Often we have received gifts at Christmas of cosmetics and skincare so this month of January is a good time to go through and do several tasks to help keep your skin in good… Continue reading If in doubt chuck it out!
This weekend was a double bundle of learning. First I was in attendance at the College of Osteopaths in Stoke for my manual therapy course. This weekend we covered hip & pelvis and leg, foot, knee anatomy as well as soft tissue release protocols. In the evening I logged into my live conference for the… Continue reading IIN Conference March 2016
I learned reflexology via a year long, in person course at a college, back in 2009. I disliked feet and I remember the first week I was there a student was on the course who was my worse nightmare. He had verrucas, athlete’s foot and of course it was my luck to be paired up… Continue reading Learn Reflexology
Prep Time 40 minutes Prep Notes n/a Cooking Time 15 – 20 minutes Yields 24 small cookies Ingredients 6-7 dried pitted dates 1 cup rolled oats 2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1/2 tbsp cinnamon 1/4 tbsp nutmeg 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup maple syrup Directions Soak dates in 1 cup… Continue reading Coconut Date Cookies