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The importance of Lymph on brain function

Listening to a video and reading the article by Dr John Douillard about the importance of the lymphatic system on our health. I think this is probably the issue I had recently. I thought it was something else entirely. but it matches what was happening to me – and...

A Hormonal Journey

Lest you think all therapists are ‘sorted’ and suffer no symptoms I decided I must talk about my journey with hormonal imbalance and the suffering that can cause. I have dealt elsewhere with my troubles with PMT, fibroids and bloating. 5 years ago I had an operation called a...

The Neuroscience of Being ‘Us’ – how threat and unresolved emotion changes the brain

Interactions between the cortex (frontal lobe) and limbic system; the anterior cingulate and insula (Part 2 of a 2 part series) There is another important part of the mid-brain (adjacent to the amygdala) that has a function in registering threat and helping to lay the foundations of trauma. It’s...

How to self-publish a work of non-fiction; pitfalls and handy tips Part 1

NB See also Part 2 here In 2015 is the year I wrote my first book – a work of non-fiction entitled ‘Stress, Trauma and Unresolved Emotion in Chronic Disease’. It was, to my knowledge, the first time that someone has addressed the biochemistry, physiology and psychology of trauma together in...