The Power of Positive Thinking

Self-affirmation Does it really work? Can we think ourselves better than we feel? American Psychologist, Claude Steele, popularised self-affirmation in the 1980’s which examines how being forced outside our comfort zones affect our self-esteem. Studies have found that self-affirmation leads to “better mental and physical well-being, including greater happiness, hopefulness, optimism and health with less sadness and anger.” How? Well it appears that self-affirmation allows us to accept the unpleasantness of a situation and still feel […]

Self Help with Epsom Salts

Epsom Salts Epsom Salts (Magnesium Sulphate) is a quick and easy self help approach to dealing with minor aches and pains. They are easily accessible from a local chemist and many of the discount shops sell them too. They can be used where there is any calcification in joints, or where there is mild stiffness or soreness after physical activity, such as sport or gardening. The salts work by reducing the acid build up in […]

Are you a Golfer?

Whether you are a casual, keen or professional golfer, time, effort, skill and perseverance are required. The very nature of the swing can put tremendous stress on your body so there is always a chance of an sports injury. Whilst many injuries can be prevented, we can help to get you back on the course as soon as possible. Repeated actions over 2 hrs or more can put stress on tissues and cause injuries such […]