For many people headaches are an accepted weekly or fortnightly experience however regular headaches that last for a few days or occur fortnightly indicate that there is something out of balance within your body.  The good news is that this doesn’t have to be the case.  

Headaches occur for many reasons including postural stress, hormonal imbalance, and stress.   So what are some simple things you can do to avoid them or minimise them:

  1. Drink plenty of water.   Dehydration will lead to headaches.
  2. Get your desk ergonomically assessed to help minimise poor posture, one of the major causes of headaches.
  3. Do some gentle neck stretches or simply move your head around in gentle circles. The movement in your neck will help it to relax and bring blood flow into the area.
  4. Carry an amethyst, a beautiful stone known for assisting people with headaches.
  5. According to Louise Hay, headaches may be the result of self-criticism or fear…if that is true for you try working with affirmations on a daily basis.   Something like “I love and approve of myself.   I am safe”
  6. In cold weather wear a scarf to keep your neck muscles nice and warm.
  7. Take care of yourself from a physical and emotional stress perspective with: 

 So if you experience headaches on a regular basis, make the decision to address the underlying factors and see what life is like headache free.   After all you only have to lose the headaches.