The Great Outdoors, Food, Hot Baths & Wine to Make You Feel Great

The weather is getting warmer, which means we all stand much more chance of practising our tai chi outside again – yea! On Facebook this week you will find post regarding tai chi and how it’s being recommended by heart doctors in the USA as a heart work out. Not only does tai chi provide…

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Change Your Routines Change Your Life

Some lovely, surprising bits on Facebook for you last week on how coffee and omega 3 foods are good for you in new and surprising ways.   New Ways And that is the thing, finding new and exciting ways to be and stay fit and healthy, both mentally and physically. I don’t believe there is…

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Sleep Beautifully

So, a fair few interesting research papers regarding sleep for you this week. Why is sleep so important? http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/tiredness-and-fatigue/Pages/lack-of-sleep-health-risks.aspx Well, if you don’t sleep enough your hormones will be adversely affected, which will, in turn affect your appetite, brain function and metabolism. It could put you at risk of heart disease, diabetes and obesity too.…

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Common themes to be Mindful of with sleep, stress & weight

In this blog of late certain common themes been appearing in the world of research.   These are, that stress, lack of sleep, comfort eating and obesity are all interlinked Lack of sleep causes comfort eating, which lead to stress, leads to sleep deprivation and weight gain and lack of sleep…… If you suffer from…

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Feeling good & weight loss with Tai Chi

So, this week we are focusing on weight loss within Tai Chi & Qigong practise.  We have, so far, focused on the mind body connection and improving your mental & emotional wellbeing, but seeing as your mind and body are interconnected, we thought it’s time we address the body.   When your body feels out…

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