Why bother being grounded? – part 2

My experience is consistent with the findings of a study by the National Institutes of Health: Emerging evidence shows that contact with the Earth—whether being outside barefoot or indoors connected to grounded conductive systems—may be a simple, natural, and yet profoundly effective environmental strategy against chronic stress, ANS dysfunction, inflammation, [...]

Why bother being grounded? – part 1

When I started on my personal and spiritual development journey, I was not comfortable in my own skin, I was unhappy and I was searching for answers.  Basically I wanted to improve myself and my life.  As I read books, attended workshops I discovered spirit guides, angels and higher beings [...]

What is “being grounded”?

For a large part of my life, I was ungrounded and never realised it.  I didn’t know what grounding was, why it would be beneficial to me or even how to do it.  I was basically ignorant about grounding. During my 20’s and 30’s as I read spiritual books and [...]

Is Reiki a Placebo? – Part 2

I said in Part 1 if the Reiki (healing) energy has an impact, it must exist, and it can’t be a placebo because its having an impact.  So now I want to share some of the scientific evidence which demonstrates the impact [...]

How does Reflexology work?

Different areas of the feet (or reflex areas) correspond to different parts of the body and the whole body is represented.  By working on these reflex areas, a balancing effect can be brought about in the corresponding part of the body.  The right foot corresponds to the right side of [...]

Here is why I bang on so much about good posture?

I know that it may appear that I am getting on my soapbox, when I talk about posture.  So I thought it is worth explaining why. Good posture is a way of doing things with more energy, less stress and fatigue. Without good posture, you can't really be physically fit. We're all [...]

Yoga is doing what antidepression drugs can’t

Mental health is all over the news.  Depression is one of the most common mental health conditions, and up to half of the 41 million  people taking antidepressants in the USA say they aren't working for them if they suffer from severe and chronic depression, - but a yogic breathing technique [...]

What to do if your low in magnesium?

In this post, I want to talk about magnesium supplementation. Dr Dean in her both The Magnesium Miracle she notes that acheiving adequate magnesium through foods is notoriously difficult. First, most people think of supplements as you take orally and yes you can take magnesium orally.  Magnesium glycinate is one of [...]