Sleep Hygiene: Tips for Sleep Success

This article covers ⬇️ Why we sleepThe optimal amount of sleepWhat is sleep hygiene?Insomnia Why do we need sleep? There is a close relationship between sleep and health. Humans spend roughly 1/3 of their life asleep, yet understanding the depth of sleep physiology is something that still has many scientist scratching their heads. What we … Continue reading Sleep Hygiene: Tips for Sleep Success

5 Tips for Reducing Stress in Lockdown

The world has recently been thrown into a time of change and uncertainty. As a result, many of us will experience an increase in feelings of stress and anxiety. There are many great ways to reduce stress and improve wellbeing that are often advised; staying active, eating and sleeping well, yoga and mindfulness. Here are … Continue reading 5 Tips for Reducing Stress in Lockdown

Coronavirus: A Quick Guide

Based on advice from the NHS, gov.uk and World Health Organisation (WHO). What are the symptoms? a high temperature (37.8 degrees C and above)a new, continuous dry coughShortness of breath (in severe cases) Other symptoms:  aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhoea. N.B. these symptoms do not necessarily mean you have … Continue reading Coronavirus: A Quick Guide

Movement & the Mind 2019

On Saturday 5th October, attendees gathered at King’s College Hospital in South London for the first ever Movement & The Mind conference. Leaders in the field of physical activity for mental health and brain development received a warm welcome from a cohort of clinicians, therapists, scientists and students as they explored and discussed their research. … Continue reading Movement & the Mind 2019

Treating Lower Back Pain (2)

Part 2 of the lower back pain (LBP) series. Read about the causes of LBP (part 1) here. Here's a quick recap about the causes of LBP... Approximately 80% of adults will experience at least one episode of LBP during their lifetime. 5-10% of cases result from tissue specific damage, while 90% have no identifiable cause … Continue reading Treating Lower Back Pain (2)