Sleep

Farewell January blues – hello February blues

‘Sunset is the saddest light there is‘  >  A poignant quote to ponder this evening! Certainly during these winter months when daylight hours are short, it can be hard to get motivated. Some of us succumb to the winter blues, leading to increased illness, reduced productivity and a general feeling of melancholy. Recovery starts after […]

Sole therapy for lost souls

Give foot therapy the boot  >  Gypsy fortune telling and tasseography are so yesterday, head readings and phrenology so archaic, orbuculum and tarot readings so occult. Astrology is as popular as ever, but if you want to be really fashionable then foot reading is having a resurgence. Your eyes might be the window to the […]

Just relax and accept the crazy

The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it  >  In this crazy world there is never a shortage of health advice in the Media – the only problem is that most is conflicting. Whether coffee and red wine are good or bad for you is a question of which day you […]

Help for snore bores

Why is it the one who snores goes to sleep first?  >  Good question and one asked by many of our exasperated insomnia clients. In seeking a solution let us get down to basics – snoring is caused by the way in which you breathe at night. The muscles in your throat become more relaxed […]

Don’t lose sleep over insomnia

Strategy to sleep well > For many of our clients sleeping like a baby is an impossible dream. How they wish for a restorative and natural good night’s sleep, to awaken refreshed, relaxed and energised with a clear head. But for them the reality is disturbed nights, snatched sleep and visits to the toilet. Or just […]

Another worry to keep you awake at night

New health fear to spook night workers >  Oh no, another thing for Tonic’s female clients to worry about.  If you work nights you could be putting your health at risk. At least according to France’s Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, which says that the risk of developing breast cancer is 30% higher […]

Coffee is not a hug in a mug

Should coffee not be your cup of tea?   >  Every day we Brits drink 70 million cups of coffee. Scary, and the problem is even worse the other side of the pond. As Ronald Reagan said, “ I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon!” Coffee together with […]

False dawn heralds bright new day

Morning has broken – thanks to my simulator!   >   Having officially entered Spring with more daylight hours lifting our spirits, it is time to pack away your S.A.D lights and dawn simulators. If you have not heard of the latter therapy, it is based on the claim that light exposure during the final […]