Mind Over Matter – Take Action Against OCD

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If you suffer from OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), you’ll probably be familiar with the overwhelming compulsions you have to maybe do certain things, or do them in a certain order, just to keep going and although that may sometimes make you feel like you are going mad, you aren’t, and you aren’t alone in having […]

Top Tips for Self-Care

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Self-Care means different things to all of us. We all have activities or actions that lift our mind or body, give us space, improve our mood, give us a better night sleep or make us feel less stressed. When it comes to self-care, there is no ‘one size fits all’ and although taking a long […]

Harnessing The Power of Your Brain

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If someone asked you what the strongest part of your body was, what would you say? Is it the heart which beats approximately 2.5 billion times over 70 years? Or the masseter muscle (found in the jaw and the one we use to chew) – the bite strength of an average man is between 117 […]

World Reflexology Week

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19th to 25th September 2016 The aim of World Reflexology Week is to promote reflexology and increase public awareness around the globe. Reflexology is a gentle holistic therapy that uses reflex points on the feet to detect and restore imbalances within the body, and to stimulate and encourage the body’s natural healing abilities. To celebrate […]

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How To Stop A Headache

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Ranging from a 3 pm coffee-crash throb to an agonising pain that leaves you light-sensitive and nauseated, headaches are something most, if not all of us, have experienced. Headaches come in all shapes and sizes, from brutal migraines that pulse steadily for up to three days to sinus headaches that make your whole face—from chin […]

Onto The Scent of Something – The Truth About Aromatherapy

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The summer holidays are here!  Which means more than just hopefully sunny days (they’ll be back soon!) and time to relax a little.  It’s also the time of exhausted teachers who have finished a long and hectic term. Equally exhausted parents who are juggling overtired and excited children with work and ways of keeping their familes entertained […]

Why Your Adrenal Glands Are So Important

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There are two little hormone glands, about the size of a grape, that sit just on top of our kidneys.  Only small but they play such a HUGE part in our wellbeing and they really do appreciate a bit of love and care.  They may not be the largest of the hormone glands but, among the many […]

A New You

Kinesiology – The Path to Wellbeing

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Kinesiology… or should we say Kinesy-what? Being a kinesiologist is one of the most rewarding jobs on the planet, however despite my enthusiasm and often rather joyful announcement of my profession, it is usually followed by a fairly blank expression and a “kinesy-what sorry??!”. Now Kinesiology, just like it’s name, can be a little difficult […]

Take A Deep Breath and Relax!

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Feeling stressed and in need of a quick and effective tool to help you relax? Deep effective breathing can trigger a relaxation response in your body and help you feel at ease and refreshed.  But this isn’t always easy to do when you’re already feeling uptight and anxious and don’t know how to start calming […]

Why Are Complementary Therapies So Important For Me?

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The rise in popularity of complementary therapies over the last twenty years is undeniable.  There are more therapists than ever and a real call for what they can offer you. So this question could be answered on three levels: The importance of treating you as a PERSON rather than as a medical object, concentrating solely […]

The Truth Behind Your Massage Worries

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Some of us have never had a massage.  Yes, honestly.  Some for very good reasons.  But often because you may feel unsure, apprehensive or a little anxious at the prospect.  So the beginning of a new year feels like a good time to address some of those concerns, especially because you won’t be the only one who […]

You Snooze You Lose – How to Beat Fatigue

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With lots of us fighting the urge to hibernate, now is the perfect time for our fab osteopath, Katie, to share her top tips for beating fatigue this winter. “As the seasons start to change and the number of daylight hours decrease, I’ve been noticing a lot of yawning going on.  And it’s not due […]

Busting The Myths About Complementary Therapies

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You know when you really feel that some sort of pampering or ‘feel good’ treatment is exactly what you need to help you feel more like yourself? But wait!  Hold on, you can’t because you’ve heard one of these myths that will supposedly prevent you from having a treatment:  You are being treated for cancer […]