PILATES with CLARE PALMER

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If your back needs more flexibility and stronger muscle support, try these basic exercises. CAT / COW STRETCH  The flexion and extension of this exercise mobilise the spine and increase flexibility in the shoulders. The core muscles are also strengthened and stretched. Start on all fours as shown, wrists underneath your shoulders and knees underneath […]

YELENI THERAPY & SUPPORT Complementary Health Centre & Charity – Where help is always at hand.

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By Nicky Heath Here at Yeleni Therapy & Support Complementary Health Centre & Charity we have supported nearly 350 cancer patients since our inception and are seeing more and more each year. The Centre continues to go from strength to strength, and in 2016 we were presented with a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This was […]

Julie Goodridge On BELIEFS

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Beliefs that we hold about ourselves are, a shocking amount of the time, not great.  A quick look at the level of mental health issues in teenagers shows that as a society we are not brilliant at thinking we are brilliant… at all!  There are many reasons that support these patterns, and they often  start […]

Recipe: AMERICAN RANCH SALAD

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This hearty vegetarian salad is full of flavour Serves: 2 Preparation time: 15 minutes  Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2tsp oil 320g sweetcorn (frozen is fine) 400g can kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1 red pepper, cut into 1cm dice  75g mature Cheddar cheese, grated 1 Little Gem Lettuce, roughly torn (85g) 110g bag Baby Leaf […]

Why STRESS Is An Integral Part Of GROWTH

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It is easy to think of stress in negative terms and try to eliminate it from our lives completely. Did you know that stress is necessary for us to become better, stronger and more resilient? Leading Performance & Sport Psychologist Dr. Mark Bellamy explains.  Understanding growth and development  Stress has become a bogey word, but actually a […]

GRIEF: How Much More Life Can You Live?

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Grief, when it hits, is all consuming and one of the most painful experiences to endure. In my brother’s words when my Dad died nearly two years ago, it feels  ‘as if my insides are being ripped out’.  We survive things that we never feel we are going to survive, and we learn to cope […]