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Autonomic stabilisation (attempt #3)

I’ve written before about my autonomic issues, tests and attempts at autonomic stabilisation, but recently I realised something pretty awesome! I should have seen it months ago but I guess I’m a slow thinker! 1,505 more words


can stretching the back of your head make you feel better? ~ healing note #4

When you have a chronic illness like Lyme and other related conditions, people have no idea how desperate you become to feel normal again.

And unfortunately, there’s a fine line between innovative health therapies and quackery.  1,141 more words


MINDFUL LIVING: The Calm in the Storm

Sometimes, life in the 21st Century can be mightily chaotic, sweeping one up in a whirlwind of things that need to be done, places to go, people to see (I call this the *to do tornado*) and it’s not terribly feasible (for many) to avoid this raging storm because, unfortunately, it’s just everyday life in our current society. 507 more words

Wired for Compassion - The Human Brain and the Supportive Reflexology Package

At first glance compassion might appear a difficult to measure, rather subjective subject – however, the concept has certainly attracted a great deal of research attention across recent years – principally because of the close philosophical association between compassionate states – and the Buddhist practice of mindfulness.  2,733 more words

General Reflexology

Lisa's Update

I wrote my recovery story about a year ago. A lot changes in a year, so I thought I’d write an update.

I was pretty well recovered when I wrote my story. 1,360 more words

Heart rate variability and the influence of craniosacral therapy on autonomous nervous system regulation in persons with subjective discomforts: a pilot study.

A 2014 quasi-experimental (controlled) study with cross-over design with 31 individuals.  Results suggest: “Both control rest and the intervention gave significant increase of SDNN, but while the increase was +15% (P < 0.05) in the control period, it was +32% (P < 0.05) in the test period. 103 more words


The cause and cure for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (M.E.) and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (C.F.S.).

The main cause of these “ incurable diseases” is pressure on the Nervous System. This pressure is placed on the Brain Stem, by the Atlas Vertebra affecting the Cranial Nerves and on the Central Nervous System where it branches out between the vertebra’s of the spine, affecting the Autonomic Nervous System and then the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems of the organs. 172 more words