Author Archives: Eileen

‘Grow a poem from a poem’

It’s National Poetry Day so I thought I’d write a poem and share it with you.             #NationalPoetryDay #writing I found this idea off Kate Clanchy who suggested we could ‘Grow a poem’ from another. She recommended ‘I cannot remember my … Continue reading

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Water, water … give me water!

                        This summer I discovered my inner mermaid! Never did I think when I booked a week in South West Wales back in February, that I would be donning a swimming costume and taking daily swims in the glorious … Continue reading

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Why do we read?

Being given a book is something really special. Not only has the giver thought about me personally, but they have also directed me towards a new adventure. It just waits for me to open the door. This Christmas, I shall … Continue reading

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‘Fifteen Minutes With You’… simple ways to maintain balance every day.

As we are approaching the transition from summer to autumn and holiday mode back to work, the focus for September is all about physically and psychologically preparing ourselves for the season ahead. The pace and demands on our time increases, it comes … Continue reading

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‘And miles to go before I sleep’ – Tips for a restful night.

Did you know that Friday 17th March is World Sleep Day? ( Psst, did anyone tell them it’s St Patrick’s Day too???) Anyway, there are lots of sleep awareness events going on in March. Apparently, March is National Bed Month … Continue reading

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Amazing EMMETT Techniques – for the relief of muscular pain and tension

EMMETT is a gentle form of easy muscle management, which can offer pain relief and reduce muscular stiffness and tension, by resetting the muscle memory. A fortnight ago, I pulled a muscle, just by turning sideways, as I bent down. … Continue reading

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‘Good is good enough’: keeping afloat in the new term.

September signals the start of a new term. You commence with good intentions. You are conditioned into getting yourself smart again. The summer braids are painstakingly removed and exchanged for a crisp new crop. Flip-flopity hobbit feet are squished into … Continue reading

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Run For Your Life!

I’ve taken up running. At my time of life. I know! I love exercise, but since my teens, I’ve always preferred team games or exercise classes: aerobics, Body Combat and Zumba. Whenever I’ve tried running in the past, it was … Continue reading

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Focus – How to boost your concentration.

Here are some suggestions for those of you who might be entering a period which requires deep mental focus, whether it be studying for exams, looking to change jobs or completion of a major project. I read once, that ‘Focus … Continue reading

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Top Tips To Better Sleep!

Sleep … nature’s balm for tired, weary minds. Many of my clients come for treatments in order to combat their insomnia. All of them feel the benfits of relaxation during the treatment and most of them report that they always … Continue reading

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