August 16, 2021

How to control anxiety before it controls you

    Have you experienced any of these sensations? A vague uneasy feeling, tension, apprehension, feelings of helplessness, uncertainty, high-stress levels, inadequacy, fear, distress, or worry. Have you been aware of any of these sensations? Increased heart rate, increased rate of breathing, increased sweating, facial tension, dilated pupils, restlessness, or […]
May 24, 2021

Have you heard of the mindful breathing necklace?

I recently heard about the mindful breathing necklace. It’s a tool advertised to assist you to calm yourself, soothe your mind, help to reduce tension and anxiety and even lower your blood pressure. It looks like a small flute that hangs vertically as a crystal pendant from a necklace. Its […]
March 5, 2021

Do you want quality sleep? Learn how to sleep better

Many of us struggle to achieve quality sleep. Are you one of those people? Do you: Snore? Breathe through your mouth?                                                            […]
March 5, 2020

10 Tips to achieve Better Quality Sleep

Bring awareness to your breathing Are you breathing regularly? Do you hold your breath? Do you mouth breathe? Do you breathe only with your upper chest? You may wish to see if you recognize any of the symptoms commonly associated with dysfunctional breathing Practice as much as possible breathing only […]
February 19, 2020

How Mindful Are You? How Staying in the Moment Can Impact Your Health.

  Are you familiar with any of these situations? You tend to walk quickly to where you are going without noticing your surroundings as you pass You are often thinking of what needs to be done tomorrow or next week or  what you didn’t do yesterday You carry out tasks […]
November 3, 2019

CPAP – There is a Better Way to Get Quality Sleep

As a former CPAP user, I am aware of the many arguments for and against the use of CPAP in controlling obstructive sleep apnoea. CPAP is usually prescribed by a sleep specialist for patients with severe sleep apnoea. Mild to moderate sleep apnoea is often treated with a mandibular splint […]
September 1, 2019

How I fell asleep during an MRI despite my anxiety

Have you ever experienced an MRI or a magnetic resonance imaging of your body part(s)? This procedure may be required if you have an injury, suspected concussion or have a foreign substance in your body. Many years ago I had previously experienced an MRI to eliminate suspected concussion. For those […]
March 4, 2019

What is a Mindful Buteyko Breathing course and why is it so important?

Put simply, living in a mindful manner is to live in the present moment. By bringing into play and engaging with your senses of sight, smell. taste, touch and hearing without judgment and without criticism of self, or of others, you become more easily grounded in the present moment. Conversely, […]