What is Reflexology?
What is Reflexology? Reflexology is a very individual treatment which is tailored to you as a whole person. You’re not just a symptom or a presenting issue - you are a complex being. Reflexologists like to consider the whole of your physical, emotional and social needs, all of which can affect your wellbeing, when they […]
Reflexology and Effective Pain Management after Hysterectomy
Reflexology and Hysterectomy - Effective Pain Management Are you, or someone you know, navigating the path of recovery post abdominal hysterectomy? Pain management and anxiety reduction are crucial aspects of this journey.  A recent randomised controlled study sheds light on a holistic approach which could help you - reflexology. In this study, researchers delved into […]
Life Transitions: Are You Surviving or Thriving?
Life Transitions: Are You Surviving or Thriving? In the hustle and bustle of life, especially during pivotal moments like preparing for conception, navigating pregnancy, or facing the onset of perimenopause, it's easy to feel like we're merely surviving. As a complementary therapist specializing in fertility, pregnancy, and perimenopause, I understand the crucial link between stress […]
Cracking the Ovulation Code: Your Fertility Guide
Cracking the Ovulation Code: Your Fertility Guide Understanding ovulation, the game-changer in your monthly cycle, is key to steering your fertility journey. Here's a straightforward guide: Ovulation: The Main Act Ovulation, the linchpin of your cycle, follows the follicular phase. Hormones kick into action, follicles produce oestrogen, and an egg matures, poised for its journey […]
3 Things You Should Know About Perimenopause
3 Things You Should Know About Perimenopause Perimenopause is the time leading up to menopause, when the ovaries gradually stop producing eggs. This can happen as early as in your late 30s, but most women experience it in their 40s or 50s. Here are three things you should know about perimenopause: The symptoms of perimenopause […]
Embrace the Freedom: The Importance of Spending Time Barefoot
Barefoot? In our modern world of shoes and hard surfaces, going barefoot may seem like a forgotten pleasure. However, reconnecting with the earth beneath our feet holds many benefits for our overall well-being. In this article, I will explore the importance of spending time barefoot, delve into the fascinating structure of our feet, the role […]
Boost Your Health with Deep Breathing: How It Can Improve Physical and Mental Wellbeing
Why should you try deep breathing? Deep breathing, is a simple technique you can use anywhere, any time.  It involves taking mindful slow and deliberate in and out breaths, and has been found to have benefits for mental and physical wellbeing, including reducing stress and anxiety, improving focus and concentration, and enhancing your overall physical […]
The Gut-Fertility Connection
How is gut health connected to fertility? One of the unsung heroes in the miracle that is the human body, your gut does much more than merely digest, absorb and excrete food. It’s responsible for: the proper function of your immune system, how you think and feels, how you synthesize and excrete hormones. Oh, and […]
I got to meet my final fertility baby of this year
  I got to meet my final fertility baby of this year Well, what can I say?  What a day! Here's me meeting a very precious new baby. How did this baby get here? This time last year, this baby seemed an impossible dream for her parents. They'd been referred for IVF after an agonising […]