January 2021

ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE HUG – the importance of TOUCH

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As a #massage therapist I (usually) I touch lots of different people all day and I think we don’t give enough credence to just that simple concept; being touched in a caring manner (although with me it’s bound to be a little painful sometimes!!). There are many people in the Physio industry who are very dismissive of ‘manual therapy’ these days and it really bugs me. Yes, most injuries respond

May 2020

Mental Health First Aid

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Pic taken February 2020, Siem Reap, Cambodia

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS… so last week was #mentalhealthawarenessweek and it is something that I mention openly in my posts. I was also made aware, through the magic of social media, of the Applause For Thought organisation who advocate for this issue particularly within the arts. So I’m signed up for their