Posts by Valerie Woodmore

Can Technology Play a Part in Massage?

NES Provision Scan on Laptop

When you think about massage you tend to think about a physical experience. One where someone like me (a massage therapist) uses their knowledge and expertise to apply a physical technique of some kind (Aromatherapy Massage, NO HANDS® Massage, Thai Foot Massage) to massage their client. But we live in a modern world – a…

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Why Do We Feel Pain?

Why do we feel pain

I’m sure that you’ve felt pain: When you stubbed your toe, trapped your finger, burnt your hand, felt a muscular ache or experienced the incessant throbbing of a bad headache — but why do we feel pain? Your body triggers pain for one simple reason: to protect you. Typically, when you feel pain you stop…

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Warsash Mind Body & Spirit Fayre October 2017

Warsash Mind Body and Spirit Fayre

I’m at the Warsash Mind Body & Spirit Fayre this coming weekend, 21st & 22nd of October from 10.00am till 5.00pm and it would be really lovely to see you. I’ll have the very latest products from Tropic with me, as well as my tried and trusted favourites. If, like me, you’re really interested in…

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Eat Your Greens

Health

We all know that saying ‘eat your greens!’ ….. but when do YOU eat your greens, or other seasonal fruit & vegetables? Do you buy fruit & vegetables all throughout the year? Or just in the summer when on a health kick? It’s safe to say that, nowadays, we are spoiled for choice. There’s such a…

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Can Exercise Cause Headaches?

Why do we feel pain

We’re always told that we should do more exercise and that it’s good for us, but you may have wondered; can exercise cause headaches? The truth is, whilst exercise is inherently good for you, some people really do experience headaches and/or migraines after working out or undertaking any kind of physical activity. No doubt, some…

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Can Sun Cream Be Bad For You?

Can Sun Cream Be Bad For You

As summer is well and truly upon us, lazy days lounging around with the family in gorgeous sunshine ticks most people’s boxes in terms of perfect leisure time. But how many of us know whether we are adequately protecting ourselves and our loved ones from harmful rays from the sun – or fully understand the…

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7 Great Reasons to Treat Yourself to a Facial

A Face Pack

If you’ve never indulged yourself with a facial treatment then you have no idea what you are missing out on or what a pampering that can be:  Imagine, quality YOU time away from the children, your partner and life’s daily stresses – not to mention the other 7 great reasons to treat yourself to a…

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Hi Ho Silver Lining

Hi Ho Silver Lining

Or so the song goes – but what if the sun isn’t shining for everyone behind that cloud? Depression, anxiety and mental health issues are all invisible conditions that many, many people suffer from while feeling completely alone. Some people don’t even recognise that they’re suffering at all. At some point in our lives, we…

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