Reiki meaning

Reiki – What is it?

Although Reiki has been around for a long time, I am often asked, “What is Reiki?” in my clinic. Reiki (ray-key) is an ancient healing art rediscovered in Japan in the 1800’s by Dr Mikao Usui.  It is a Japanese word for the concept of ‘universal life energy’.  I have been a Reiki practitioner for […]

The Importance of Water

Water is an essential nutrient, more important to life than any of the others.  The body needs more water each day than any other nutrient.  You can survive only a few days without water. Water constitutes about 60 per cent of an adult’s body weight and a higher percentage of a child’s.  Water makes up […]

Magnesium Supplements and Painful Muscles

Do you take magnesium supplements but still have cramps and painful muscles? Chances are you are not absorbing the magnesium you are taking due to an adrenal imbalance. You may have seen my earlier blog regarding chocolate cravings and magnesium. With the way life is for a lot of people these days – fast paced […]

Magnesium and Chocolate Cravings

Chocolate contains magnesium which can be why we crave it. Our bodies are actually looking for a magnesium dose!  Clever hey? Magnesium is required for bone mineralisation, along with calcium and phosphorus, building of protein, enzyme action, normal muscle contraction, nerve impulse transmission, maintenance of teeth and functioning of the immune system.  It is also […]