Breastfeeding and Osteopathy’s role

Pairing up Osteopathy with breastfeeding may not immediately spring to mind but let me explain why they are! It is #WorldBreastfeedingWeek2019 and its aim it to empower parents to look at breastfeeding in a new way - and to encourage them to feed their child this...

Contentment – a way of being

Contentment is not as easy to achieve is it feels it should be! Is this the same for you? I suspect it is part of our inherited "human condition" to complain and see things as wrong vs right to start with! In this 6 minute video Gayle describes some recent thoughts on...

What is Self Care and The Health Continuum?

Self Care - the ability to manage yourself, your health (and your expectations) either for yourself, on your own or in conjunction with help and assistance, which can take various forms. Often we think of what happens when you need extra help - from the Doctor or a...

Singing is good for the Soul…

Singing is a phenomenally useful exercise and can be used as a tool by anyone, at any age! It is a super exercise for many muscles as well as your lungs and respiratory apparatus generally. So often we are discouraged from singing as a child - and we take this into...

Summer Osteo Check ups for growing children

What happens in the Summer to children? Answer: They GROW!!! That is why NOW is such an important time for them to come in for an Osteopathic "MOT". All those end of term / year exams tax the brain mentally and often emotionally too. Much of that stress gets tucked...

Solent Sunbeams – your Osteos obsession!

Many of my clients already know that I am a keen sailor (read obsessed!) and always have been. For those who are interested I thought I would tell you a bit more especially as it is a locally important sport and I there are often crewing opportunities! I have been...

Celebrate the British Pea!

Peas are an undervalued vegetable which we so often take for granted. So during the #GreatBritishPeaWeek let us make the most of this nutritious, versatile vegetable! https://youtu.be/sLBJESgE7D4 Here are some ideas of things to do with them - Fritattas, omelettes,...

How to manage when the weather gets really hot!

Overheating isn't just a pets phenomenon but we get exceptionally warm weather so infrequently in the UK, and usually only for a few days, that everyone seems to forget how to cope with the heat! Here are lots of top tips that make a...

Breathe Easy!

We take breathing totally for granted - until we can't or the air smells horrid or we have a cold! Some people have to deal with this EVERY DAY if they have lung disease... During Breathe Easy Week you can learn more about how we can all make our breathing more...

Eat your Vegetables!

Love them or not - vegetables are ESSENTIAL to being healthy - as they contain the "Phyto-nutrients" ( nutrients from plants alone) that MUST be eaten each day to stay fit and vital. It is #EatYourVegetables day during June - when we have all the salad options...