Living with Chronic Illness

Living Well with Chronic Illness

01/06/2022 Lotuswellbeing

Everyone is talking about the cold weather today, but for me, it struck a couple of weeks ago. My usually healthy, vibrant, active and cooperative body transformed into a cold, tight, contracted, painful mess, my migraines started to return, my energy plummeted, and my mood declined. My fibromyalgia is generally so well managed that it…

What is Homeopathy?

01/04/2022 Lotuswellbeing

WHAT IS HOMEOPATHY? Homeopathy is a holistic system of medicine based on the understanding that mind and body are interconnected. Homeopathy is the second most widely used medicine in the world and is recognized by the World Health Organisation. When working with homeopathy, we treat the whole person, an individual’s collection of mental, physical and…

Counsellor or psychologist – what’s the difference?

23/03/2022 Lotuswellbeing

Counsellor or psychologist - what’s the difference? Counsellors and psychologists are both licensed health professionals with specialised training in helping people navigate life’s difficulties. There is a considerable overlap in the services and approaches each provides. Counsellors Counsellors tend to focus on those who are generally well but have specific issues in their lives that…

Quit Smoking with Hypnotherapy

18/03/2022 Lotuswellbeing

Quitting smoking is the single most important thing you can do for your health, and for the health of those around you, yet most people find it difficult to quit smoking through will power alone. Nicotine addiction is both physical (cravings and withdrawal symptoms) and psychological – (the habit of smoking, the behaviours surrounding smoking,…

What the difference between Remedial Massage and Myofascial Release?

17/02/2022 Lotuswellbeing

I get a lot of people asking me about the difference between Remedial Massage and Myofascial Release. I could probably write an entire book answering that question, but here is a brief and (hopefully) simple answer. Remedial Massage consists of a variety of techniques aimed at treating specific injuries, restrictions or limitations in muscles, tendons,…

Interoception

18/08/2021 Lotuswellbeing

Interoception – what is it and why does it matter? Interoception is the process by which our brain pays attention to the signals from within our body and makes adjustments to things like our hormone levels, our immune system, our temperature, our metabolism, our pain signals and the unfolding processes within our organs. Interoception happens…

Self Care For Community Learning To Nurture Ourselves

15/06/2021 Lotuswellbeing

Self Care for Community Hi everyone, it’s Rebecca here. I’ve been witnessing a beautiful trend amongst my massage clients over the last few weeks. More and more women are sharing with me their renewed commitment to self care and their growing realisation that nurturing themselves is the foundation of their ability to live a nourishing…

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