Eating to Beat Stress

Eating to Beat Stress

Chronic stress can have a negative effect on our physical health as well as our mental wellbeing. It can play a role in our susceptibility to illness and disease, but also in day-to-day functional problems such as pain and stiffness. There are of course many steps we can take to improve our ability to cope […]

The Art of Mindfulness - How and Why?

The Art of Mindfulness – How and Why?

Do you feel like you’re constantly multi-tasking? Constantly switched on and available to all via numerous modes of communication? Constantly planning for the future? Did you even notice the colour of the sky this morning? Whether you have an important work deadline to meet, a dentist appointment to book, or simply remember to pick up […]

Exploding A Myth: Preston Chiropractor Discusses How You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

Exploding A Myth: Preston Chiropractor Discusses How You Can Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

Research shows that adult brains are much more flexibly than was previously recognised. But how to learn like a child again? Well mimic the way children learn. In a nutshell: Slow it down, vary what you practise a lot, physically exercise, take tests, copy, focus on the outcome (don’t conceptualise the way to do it) […]

Crossing The Emotional Minefield. Talk By Preston Chiropractor Discussing The Nervous System And Practical Techniques

Crossing The Emotional Minefield. Talk By Preston Chiropractor Discussing The Nervous System And Practical Techniques

Louis doing a talk at Brinscall Hall on Tuesday August the 13th, starting at 7.30 (arrive anytime from 7.00 for refreshments). He’ll be discussing aspects of what is known about how the nervous system creates negative emotions and give insights into different techniques which could help, based on what modern science teaches about the brain. The talk […]

Take A Chance To Help Find Happiness – Preston Chiropractor Writes About The Pleasure Paradox

Take A Chance To Help Find Happiness – Preston Chiropractor Writes About The Pleasure Paradox

Constantly making sense of the world helps us repeat good things and avoid bad. Understanding reduces uncertainty and helps us cope in unhappy situations but reduces the pleasurable. Increase your happiness levels by doing the unexpected; thinking about ways something good in your life may have never happened; when you reward yourself don’t instantly gratify […]

Is It All In Our Heads? Preston Chiropractor Discusses How The Brain Works And Affects You.

Is It All In Our Heads? Preston Chiropractor Discusses How The Brain Works And Affects You.

Louis has recently given a talk about the brain, its structure and how it helps create our perception and attention, and what it tells us about ourselves. A brief report of the talk is available from reception or by e-mail at reception@back-in-action.com. It discusses what illusions and brain research tell us about how we come […]

Food For Thought: Preston Chiropractor Discusses Risky Diets For Brain Degeneration

Food For Thought: Preston Chiropractor Discusses Risky Diets For Brain Degeneration

In a study of healthy people, half ate a high fat, high sugar diet and half ate a low saturated fat and sugar diet. After four weeks, those on the unhealthy diet had higher insulin levels and significantly higher beta amyloid levels (linked with Alzheimer’s) and the healthy group reduced both. Eating less sugar and unhealthy […]

Preston Chiropractor: Easing Your Pain, Might Help Your Brain!

Preston Chiropractor: Easing Your Pain, Might Help Your Brain!

Chronic pain sufferers know that their minds are often affected by cloudy thinking, memory issues, anxiety and depression. New research shows that part of the brain essential for memory, learning and emotional processing is smaller than in healthy people. Brain cells die if there is too much or too little stimulation in the brain or an […]