When Our Experience is Ahead of Our Science During the bubonic plague, in the 14th century, there were multiple theories as to what spread the plague. They blamed astrology, a vengeful God, the balance of ‘humours’ in the body, and something called ‘miasma’. Miasma referred to bad smells, odours, or air that carried the disease. […]
& how it might affect your health experience Did you see the title and think ‘Do you mean ‘Placebo’ Effect, Katherine?’ If yes, then you’re starting on the same page as I was when I first heard this term. If you haven’t heard of the placebo effect: The placebo effect is when someone gets a […]
You’re invited… here’s what’s next Over the new year some thoughts that had been floating around for a good few months rose up quite emphatically and insistently to the surface. One of those was: I don’t want to write for social media anymore. Even if I didn’t *try* to write or create for the algorithm, […]
In this client story, I share how we found that shoulder pain, was linked to the lungs, and then to a memory held in a client’s brain. Another great example of how the body knows where we need to go – if we just listen to it.
Something to remember during mental health awareness week. YOU are a beautifully-adapted being, that is expected to function in an environment that is exactly the opposite of the environment that you evolved to exist in. ‘It’s like putting a snowmobile in a desert and saying that there’s something wrong with the snowmobile’. (This is a badly paraphrased quote […]
In this client story, I share some experimental work I did with a client with COPD, over video, and the surprising impact it had on her lung capacity.
Do you have jaw tension? Here’s what it could mean… TMJ or chronic jaw tensing/tension is a really common issue with my clients. Physical reasons may include tension in the muscles at the top of the neck/base of the skull, stickiness in the small intestine/stomach, as well as tense jaw muscles. Of course, there are […]
Don’t make this one super common mistake with your body & new year resolutions this year. Whether you love or hate the whole new year’s thing, it’s definitely a popular time to look at how you take care of your body. So, let’s talk about a mistake that almost everyone makes when it comes to […]
First, your body. How do you feel about your body? Do you feel like it’s a burden? Do you tend to neglect it? Do you ignore the signals it sends you, and instead tell IT what IT *should* be feeling? Now: your parents. How did you feel your parents treated you? Did they make YOU […]
Today I want to tell you about how I started noticing that the emotional energy that we carry in our body can be a cause of the body pain that we experience. As you may already know, I started working with bodies in a massage therapy capacity – I was a sport and remedial massage […]