Author: focusonadmin

Medical Intuitive

My client, Binu, had suffered constant pain in both wrists, arms and her neck for three years. She had  been diagnosed with bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome and was waiting for surgery when she came to see me. After a couple of sessions together she was pain free! Let me introduce myself. My name is Claire Read More

Comparison: The Thief of Joy?

I love paperclips. There, I’ve said it. And not your bog-standard silver issue ones, oh no. I’m talking about the ones shaped like roller-skates and flamingos. I’ve had to make a conscious effort to curb my purchasing of such fancies, on account of the fact that I really don’t deal with that much paper any Read More

Women’s Circles

What are Women's Circles? Women’s circles go by many names but essentially most have their roots in the Red tents of ancient times. These were sacred spaces that women stayed in at the time of menstruation, where they shared stories, used their intuitive skills and loved and supported each other. Modern gatherings tend to continue Read More

What is Meditation?

‘So what is meditation?’ is the first cry that normally echoes around when mentioned in conversation. Most people perhaps have a picture of someone sat in a cross legged position, eyes firmly shut and chanting ‘om’. Well yes if you want to, though you can sit on a chair or lie down.  Eyes shut, again, Read More

Hallowe’en Yoga

This Halloween let’s tap into the darker side of yoga with some haunting balance work and challenging moon-focussed poses. This year Hallowe'en falls just a few days after the rise of a new moon. I had previously questioned whether I should include a Hallowe'en theme into my classes this year but then I thought, ‘why Read More

What is forgiveness & why is it so important?

So what is forgiveness? “Forgiveness is a conscious, deliberate decision to release feelings of resentment or vengeance toward a person or group who has harmed you, regardless of whether they actually deserve your forgiveness” - Definition Now for me, the act of forgiving someone whether they deserved it or not was tough. To me, forgiving Read More

What is Energy Medicine?

It's a way to communicate with your body in its own language. It's everything that you need to empower yourself in relation to your health and wellness. It's a way to support physical and emotional issues. Energy medicine combines ancient healing practices, the art of ancient healing, spiritual traditions, and contemporary scientific understanding of health Read More

Focus On: The Solar Plexus Chakra

Sanskrit name: Manipura- jeweled city Element: Fire Color: Yellow Petals of the lotus: Ten Rights: To act Physical association: Digestive system, liver, gall bladder Psychological function: Will Challenge: Shame Plane: Celestial plane Sense organs: Eye, sight Incense: Saffron, musk, sandalwood Herb: Cinnamon, ginger Located between the navel and the solar plexus, this chakra is also Read More

Womb Healing

How often do we fall into healing as a result of our own healing desires? After five years of carrying the burden of a forced abortion and the associated trauma that goes along with terminating a pregnancy you never wanted to end, my own desire to heal and reconnect with my womb space led me Read More

‘The Change’ in our Mind

We are told that the peri-menopause and menopause are an inevitable part of the female aging process, as we transition from our ‘goddess' to ‘crone' phases and that it’s something to be endured.... but is this really the case? Below I refer to ‘menopause’ for ease of label but this covers both stages of peri-menopause Read More

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