Mindful Meditation and Stress – Studies show that mindful meditation results in more activity, or communication, among the portions of the brains that process stress-related reactions and other areas related to focus and calm and the effects last for months.
This particular article details a study where brain function has actually changed, in those participants who had practised true mindfulness.
In a world which is so fast paced, our systems often have very little time to just “be”. Indeed, in my practice, I regularly come across people who have little or no ability to quieten their system. Craniosacral Therapy is often used as a tool for teaching the system how to down regulate. There is great power in that shift from “fight, flight or freeze” to “rest and digest”.
Full article here: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/02/18/contemplation-therapy
This article gives a good overview as to what Craniosacral Therapy is about, what it’s like and how it works. The author states, “Overall, CranioSacral Therapy is a highly effective light-touch therapy that works with the source of pain and dysfunction and the whole body simultaneously.” If you have never tried Craniosacral Therapy before and you are wondering if it might help you, why not give it a go! Apart from anything, most people really enjoy their sessions!
Full article: http://www.kmackinnon.com/#!5-Reasons-Why-CranioSacral-Therapy-May-Be-the-Answer-to-Your-Health-Concern/cf3b/5684482e0cf20a60e3aefc7a
Even after a seemingly “normal” birth, a baby may suffer with colic, irritability, latching issues, difficulty settling and so on. In my experience, Craniosacral Therapy is often a very gentle, but successful way of treating these symptoms. Babies can be cuddled by mum or even fed during a treatment. And it is never too late to bring your little one along. Older children can benefit too. Many common behavioural, social problems and learning difficulties respond well to treatment.
10 Signs That Your Baby needs Craniosacral Therapy
What is Pain? Lorimer Moseley discusses pain, the reasons we have it and how we can achieve relief from it. Pain isn’t always in the tissues. We can learn new ways to experience our bodies. He says that, ‘The best interventions focus on slowly training our body and brain to be less protective.’ This is often the focus with Craniosacral Therapy.
Read more here: https://theconversation.com/explainer-what-is-pain-and-what-is-happening-when-we-feel-it-49040
I love this quote by Dr Still. Our bodies are like electric batteries and keeping ourselves well is about allowing the energy to flow freely. Craniosacral Therapy helps to keep the energy flowing.