Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Irritable bowel syndrome, (IBS) is a common condition that causes a variety of unpleasant abdominal symptoms. This gut condition affects one in five people at some time, mostly people aged between 25 and 45. Women are more often affected than men. Symptoms include: constipation, diarrhoea, abdominal cramping, bloating and wind. Although the exact cause is […]

What is Healing?

One subject that I don’t often write about is Healing. Nutrition and healthy foods is easy but Healing is a tricky one!  The trouble is that Healing is quite mysterious but I think that’s what makes it so exciting! I began giving ‘hands on’ healing treatments over 10 years ago and these days I have […]

Child therapy – do they need it?

As a mother of two children, I obviously have a special interest in child therapy. I love seeing how nutrition, healing and essences can change the lives of our youngsters. How often have we found ourselves as parents saying, “You don’t know how good you’ve got it” or “when I was your age”…… Yes, they […]

Vitamins and Minerals

Vitamins and Minerals.     By Jackie Barber One of the most common questions that I get asked by my clients is, “Do supplements work?” Vitamins and minerals are essential to the normal functioning of our bodies. They are necessary for growth, energy and general well-being. As these nutrients are not all produced in the body, we […]

Why we should honour our tears

In my role as a Wellbeing Therapist & Healer, something I see on a regular basis is tears. Tears of grief, frustration, hopelessness, relief and joy. For me this is a natural and expected part of the healing process but my clients often feel really embarrassed by their crying. They apologise profusely for their weakness […]

Drink more water

We have heard so many times that drinking more water is good for us. But do you know why? The body does not work properly if it does not receive enough clean water. Two thirds of the body is water – therefore it is the most important nutrient. The body loses 1.5 litres of water […]