• The Mystery of Pain

    Some years ago, while I was lifting a kettlebell and making a movement at the same time, I got a sharp pain in my lower back. Around the same period of time my left knee started grinding and I got pain in my right shoulder.  I could see that the situation was caused by stress: Going over my limits

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    The Pleasurable Way to Heal Your Body and Soul

    The Pleasurable Way to Heal Your Body and Soul Lay on your back and relax. You are invited to breathe gently while you listen to a soundtrack of waves rolling onto a beach. Soft hands start to massage your tense muscles and for the first time this week you start to unwind from all the stress…. A

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    Breathe in, breathe out...relax...

    Breathe in, breathe out, relax Breathe in and allow your belly to expand with the in-breath. Breathe slowly out again. Repeat four times. Congratulations! You’ve just calmed your nervous system. Controlled breathing, like what you just practised, has been shown to reduce stress, increase alertness

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    How Stress Can Be Your Friend

    How stress can be your friend Do you sometimes get stressed? When you are stuck in traffic? Perhaps before an important presentation or exam or on a first date with a person you really like? Your blood pressure rises. Your heart beats faster and pumps more blood to your muscles, which allows you to

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    Smart-phones, Posture and Pain

    Smart Phones, Posture and Pain There are plenty of reasons to set aside your smart-phone and to focus on what you really are doing. Even though multi-tasking is a trendy word; The fact is that if you do several things at the same time you cannot really concentrate well on any of them. The thousands

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    Change Your Life In 2 Minutes

    Change Your Life In 2 Minutes... “I don’t sing because I am happy. I am happy because I sing”. William James Hall “Sit up straight!” Your Mother The Body Shapes the Mind Would it not be great to be able to measure up to life’s important moments? To be able to make a favourable

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    Burnout

    Burnout “Have a good weekend! I will still do some work before going home. These e-mails cannot wait!”. I said it with a smile, but I could feel how the tension in my back got worse. It was as if someone was tightening a screw there. I had done overtime every day that week. It was close to 18:00

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