Norwich and Norfolk’s Orange Grove Director, Jackie Heffer-Cooke, runs ‘YogaBubs’ baby yoga and ‘YogaBumps’ pregnancy yoga. She is also mum of two. Here she remembers her own start to mothering, speaks honestly about her own baby blues and recalls what a confusing time it all was! Ten and a half years ago, when I gave
With her new Stress Management course beginning soon, Hypnotherapist Kerry Dolan offers some more ways to minimise stress and anxiety in our day to day lives….. As we discovered, in my last post, one way of reducing stress is to take small measures throughout the day to prevent it building up. By doing this, we
Much as we all love Christmas, it can also be a pretty stressful time for some people, so Jackie Heffer-Cooke has put together some top tips for stress minimisation over the festive period. Here’s what Jackie recommends……. I have learnt, from sometimes bitter experiences, that Christmas can be a pretty stressful time. So here are
OGC hypnotherapist Kerry Dolan is running her Stress and Anxiety Management Course again in January. Here she gives us some easy tips on how to de-stress on a daily basis….. We often see articles on how to unwind or de-stress after a stressful day, but this implies that it is normal to be stressed during
Orange Grove Clinic director and yoga teacher Jackie Heffer-Cooke has advice on how to talk to our children about the shocking events in Paris. The events and images from what has happened – and is happening – at the moment in Paris and Brussels, filter into all of us. As adults we may feel many
Recently ‘Action on Hearing Loss’ announced that one in 10 people across the UK is affected by tinnitus every day, ranging from a “light buzzing” to a “constant roar” in the ears and head. The Orange Grove Director, Jackie Heffer-Cooke has been talking about her personal relationship with the debilitating disorder in her latest column for
The Orange Grove Clinics Jackie Heffer-Cooke explains why she believes that Valentines Day isn’t all about the commercial stuff, but is actually good for our health….! I like celebrations, and I believe in telling someone you love them. It feels nice to do something for others and generally if your partner smiles, then we smile
When it comes to alcohol, how much is too much? Do you know your limits? This month during Alcohol Awareness Week, and in this two part blog post, experienced alcohol and addictions therapist Rick Maczka will give you practical information on how to find out if you actually do have problems with alcohol… and if so,
Our Baby and Beyond New Mums Confidence Classes are brought to you by our Norfolk based expert team of professionals, Jo Adams and Cathy Cookson. Both professional hypnotherapists, Cathy and Jo have developed their unique programme after recognising that there was a lack of independent support for new mums. Here they talk about the surprisingly common
How to be a great parent… it’s something that most Mums or Dads what to find out. When you first welcome your bundle of joy into the world, alongside the overwhelming feelings of pride and happiness, it’s perfectly natural to also experience periods of worry, anxiety and often as they get older, trying times. How
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