Self-Care During Lockdown

As Lockdown 2.0 gets underway, we asked a few of our therapists for their tips on keeping happy and healthy in these uncertain times. Clinical massage therapist Joanna Mitura offers some helpful tips for physical and emotional well-being at home.  Enforced confinement has many of us feeling anxious, claustrophobic and stressed, both physically and mentally. All of us have experienced these feelings during this pandemic. Some people feel them more acutely than others. From personal experience, the most important tonic is physical...

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How to Boost Your Happy Hormones Over Lockdown

As Lockdown 2.0 gets underway, we asked a few of our therapists for their tips on keeping happy and healthy in these uncertain times. Clinical massage therapist Donna Elsey offers some great advice on how to stimulate some of those naturally produced 'feel good' chemicals. even when social distancing... After care advice from me is almost always tailored to my clients specific goals and what we found during their treatment session. But I think the best advice encourages a healthy mind...

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How To Keep Active Over Lockdown

As Lockdown 2.0 gets underway, we asked a few of our therapists for their tips on keeping happy and healthy in these uncertain times. Clinical massage therapist Natalie Heng offers some practical tips and advice for how to keep your body active and healthy despite the restrictions...  With the second round of lockdown underway, I have three tips on how to emerge from the next month pain free: ​ Get outside - use this time for thinking, daydreaming, or simply re-connecting with...

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Massage Therapy and Immunity

There is no question that having a regular massage is lovely. It’s good for your body and your mind and it’s something to really look forward to. But there is increasing evidence that suggests that it can actually have a significant and measurable impact on your immune system. With everything going on at the moment, making sure your body is fighting fit feels even more important than usual, so we wanted to explore how massage could be a critical part of...

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​Getting Active Locally – Walking in Ealing

There are many benefits to exercise. It helps to keep us fit and healthy, build strong bones and lean muscle mass, lose body fat and keep our weight under control. It also helps our mental health, by helping to relieve stress, anxiety and depression by releasing endorphins which make us feel happier [1]. Exercise also helps us relax and sleep better, as well as boost our energy levels during the day. But exercising locally, close to where we live or...

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The Power of Sleep

We’ve all heard the old adage, “everything will feel better in the morning” at some point in our lives. And it’s true, things often do feel better after a good nights’ sleep. But have you ever stopped to wonder why? It’s far more than just being rested, and better able to tackle what life has to throw at us. As little as one night of bad sleep can set us up for a bad day ahead. If our sleep is chronically disturbed...

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