Fertility Language – What Do All These Abbreviations Mean?
Fertility Language can be very confusing and exclusive if you’re new to the game. I’ve listed some of the more common abbreviations here that you may come across during your journey to conceive, and hopefully this article will help you to understand them a bit better.  Save it for later, and do share with anyone […]
What Afffects Fertility – And What Can You Do?
What factors can affect fertility – can you do something to improve it? I am a reflexologist, and part of working with clients trying to conceive means we look more widely – w/holistically at what is going on in their lives. This is going to be a longer read, so do get a drink, find […]
Do You Have Monthly Cycles with Variable Lengths? They’re NOT Regular
Guess what I heard in my clinic, again! Here’s something I hear often in my clinic when I’m gathering information on client’s cycles. ‘Oh yes, I have regular cycles, from 28 to 35 days…’ Hmmmm. A cycle with a variable length like this is NOT regular! A healthy cycle can be anywhere between 21 and […]
What a Reflexologist Sees on Your Feet
What do reflexologists see when they work on your feet? These images may help to explain what reflexologists visualise when they are giving a foot reflexology treament.  Many people don’t understand what we’re doing when we knead, press and touch various areas on your feet, and how we can tell ‘like magic’! what might be […]
When Are the Best Days to Get Pregnant, How Often Should We be Trying?
When are the best days to get pregnant? This question is one that comes up frequently during conversations with people who are trying for a baby. I suspect that any education you may have had around pregnancy was probably about prevention, and not about promoting it! The advice I received at school made me believe […]
Gentle Release Therapy – Working with Three Key Organs
What is Gentle Release Therapy? Gentle Release is based on the belief that vital energy (qi) flows around the body, allowing us health and balance. This new therapy combines and draws from various different techniques including Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) principles, abdominal massage, Qigong (energy work), cranio-sacral and neck releases, reflexology, and acupuncture. The aim […]
How reflexology plays a part in reducing symptoms of Migraine
Listen to this blog post What are migraines? Migraine is a complex condition with a wide variety of symptoms. The main feature is a painful, often throbbing, headache. Other symptoms may include disturbed vision, sensitivity to light, sound and smells, feeling sick and vomiting.¹ However, the symptoms will vary and people can experience different symptoms […]
THE MONTHLY CYCLE AND YOUR ENERGY LEVELS
Listen to this blog How do they relate to one another? Today, I want to write a note about energy levels and their effect on the female monthly cycle.  Many women don’t realise that their cycle can dictate the amount of physical, mental or emotional energy that they have.  And that they can plan what […]
OVULATION – ALL ABOUT THE EGGS
  Listen to this blog Ovulation Do you know what ovulation is? And what is it for? Do you even know if you’re ovulating? Ovulation is the main event of your monthly cycle. Hopefully your hormones have been doing their job during the follicular phase, your follicles have produced enough oestrogen and an egg has […]