Could changing the way you breathe really improve your health?

Whenever I’ve given talks in the past about changing the way we breathe, inhale and exhale, and explain the dramatic positive effects on well-being, people immediately become very curious! I’m not surprised because so many people regard learning to breathe a bit like erm, learning to grow your nails. Bad breathers develop their habits during […]

Why I haven’t encouraged anyone to have a Dry January

Now that you’re slowly escaping from the perils of January (if you see it that way and many do…and there’s only 10 or so days to go), what plans are you making for your health and wellness this Spring and hopefully a glorious summer ahead? Like a dog isn’t just for Christmas, in my opinion, […]

Sleep well by practising Buteyko and welcome back your beauty sleep

Sleep is one of the most powerful tonics that both the medical profession and us lay people recognise for its powers of recuperation. The former still tend to prescribe pharmaceutical methods to help us achieve our sleep goals but there are many people in the UK who will tell you that the drugs simply don’t […]

Is the way you breathe the biggest obstacle to your weight loss goals?

Of all the articles I’ve written on the benefits of changing your breathing, I’m sure you’ll agree that none will be more headline-grabbing than the one about “how struggling to lose weight can be attributed to poor breathing!” In my field of breathing re-training for clients using the Buteyko method, it’s well known that bad […]

Breath is medicine (previously published in Wirral Life magazine Spring 2017)

  In 2016, I was given an opportunity by Wirral Life magazine to begin highlighting the power of the breath and its role in improving health and creating wellness. Hopefully, some of you will have felt the benefits and now appreciate how nature and the breath used correctly, really is pharmacy-free medicine. For the remainder […]