Manual Lymph drainage

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Breast Cancer and Complementary Therapies

To mark this October as Breast Cancer Awareness month I would like to focus on the use of Complementary Therapies (as opposed to alternative therapies) for anyone dealing with Breast Cancer.   So what are Complementary Therapies?   There are literally hundreds of different complementary therapies available, but below is a list of some of…

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Treatment Q&A – can I still receive a treatment?

I often get asked about when it is and isn’t appropriate to receive a treatment, whether this be reflexology, facial rejuvenation, pregnancy massage or similar. I have set up a dedicated FAQ page on the website, but of course not everyone will go to this (or know about it).  Some people just want some basic advice…

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5 Tips for Healthier Skin

Do you look at some people’s skin with great envy wondering why yours is not as good as theirs?  What do you think their secret may be? We have to accept that much of the original structure of our skin is down to our DNA and some people are naturally more prone to dryness and…

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Diet plan virgin – 1 week on

  So one week done on the Jane Plan, another 3  weeks on the diet plan to go. As promised here is a review and update on how I’ve got on with it all. I won’t lie to you, it’s not always been easy and smooth sailing.  And I never thought I’d spend my time…

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Detox – is it healthy or not?

  Doing a January detox seems to be the fashion these days, and if we believe all the papers and magazines it seems that everyone is doing one and that it’s the best thing for you.     There are so many people who go totally cold turkey from 1st January and then within a…

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Massage: Do you feel comfortable?

Earlier this year Daniel Pytlarz (now practising under his wife’s name, Daniel Nowozeniuk), a male massage therapist, was in the press as he’d been taken to court for ‘inappropriate behaviour and sexual assault’ whilst giving treatments to some female clients including a member of Paul McCartney’s staff (now ex staff).  He was acquitted of all…

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Natural Solutions for Sinus issues

So often we hear people talk about having blocked sinuses or suffering from sinusitis, but do we really know what this is? What are sinuses? The sinuses are air-filled pockets or cavities within the bones of the face. These hollow air spaces are located above the eyes, on the forehead, behind the bridge of the…

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5 Tips for Happy Feet

5 Tips for Happy Feet!     Have a relaxing and aromatic foot bath once a week. Use a bucket, otherwise a large bowl will do.  To this add some warm to hot water.  To this you can add some salts, ideally dead sea salt, if not then some rock salt or even good old table…

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Therapy Focus: Ear Candling (Thermo-Auricular Therapy)

There are so many different treatments available, and some with quite different sounding names. I’m always getting asked more about what certain treatments are, or what could be better than something else so I’ve decided to describe a few on this blog. Thermo-Auricular Therapy The first treatment to focus on is Thermo-Auricular Therapy.  Now what…

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