Floating not sinking

Floating not sinking

I have never been able to float in water: I just sink.  In a swimming pool or the sea if I lie back and relax (as I’ve been told to try many, many times), my feet and then my bottom gently drift towards the bottom, dragging me down.  I have to be like a shark...
Discussions around truth

Discussions around truth

At the end of June I was out of clinic for about 10 days attending more courses (yes, I am a course junkie). The final three days were at the School of Life Sciences in Dundee  participating in a Biotensegrity focussed dissection course.  We were working alongside...
When it all gets too much

When it all gets too much

I recently wrote about stress and what happens to the body in a very broad strokes sort of way.  We all encounter stress and for the most part we can deal with it, and we don’t have any major reactions to it.  However, for some people their bodies react in a...
Let’s talk about stress…

Let’s talk about stress…

Stress /strɛs/ noun: stress pressure or tension exerted on a material object. “the distribution of stress is uniform across the bar” the degree of stress measured in units of force per unit area. a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting...
Brain changing….

Brain changing….

The latest book that I’ve read is “The Brain that changes itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science” by Norman Doidge (2007, Penguin).  I was told about the book by Pete Blackaby during one of his lectures on the Yoga...