Benevolent versus Malevolent

April 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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Finally the universe and I are starting to see eye to eye again.

For every spinal adjustment we need probably a score of mental adjustments to remind us of the fact that “alles sal reg kom”, or everything will come right, as my late grandmother used to say. But then when you’re nigh on 90 I presume because you’ve seen and experienced so much you stop giving a rats about a lot of trivialities. The frustration of youth, I suppose, (and that’s anything under 90) is that when you get a whiff of success from any direction suddenly expectations are blown way out of proportion and it becomes easy to get upset about where you’re not. Or what you haven’t got. Or what you should have. And ultimately forgetting what you are supposed to already be grateful for. Read more


“That night after my adjustment with you, I slept for 12 hours straight – uninterrupted bliss.”

Difficulty falling asleep? Staying asleep? Or poor quality of sleep? These are the 3 questions I ask around sleep in a wellness model. They each mean something slightly different in my opinion.

Specific upper neck adjusting is great for sleep. The day/night cycle is regulated by the brainstem and having one’s atlas adjusted has a huge impact on this. I’ve lost count of the number of times mums have said their child has either fallen asleep in the car on the way home or slept for hours and hours later that day.

Dear Neil

I wanted to thank you for your compassionate, gentle and non-judgemental chiropractic care for me.

As you well know, I tend to have quite an emotive response to adjustments, and even now I equate chiropractic care with a rush of feel-good relief and release. I find when my spine is in alignment, my thinking and emotive responses are balanced and centred too.

I will never forget my first visit: after suffering from many many weeks of awful insomnia, that night after my adjustment with you, I slept for 12 hours straight – uninterrupted bliss – and then over the course of the next week and a half, slept deeply and woke refreshed daily. Also, under your care, that has remained the case. Read more

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