Seasons of Our Cycle

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Lots of us know when our periods are due because we may feel a little tetchy, tearful or bloated.  But did you know you’re actually at the end of autumn and coming into winter when that happens? Whereas our main focus used to be on those 3-7 days where we had our period, there is […]

Six Easy Ways to Balance Your Immune System Naturally

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Autumn and winter can be wonderful seasons, but not if you’re already struggling with colds or are desperately wanting to stay as well as possible.  So, our amazing kinesiologist, Liza, shares her top tips for boosting your immune system the natural way … “Autumn is one of my favourite times of year!  The countryside becomes a […]

How to Enjoy a Guilt-Free Nap

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Spring is nearly ‘officially’ here – hurrah!  But that also means that it’s getting closer to that time of year when we lose an hour’s sleep.  And that can be a bit of a shock to the system! Although that transition into spring feels great with increased daylight and a sense of positivity, the loss […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why You Should Never DIY Ear Candling!

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I read an article in the newspaper recently that shared the story of Hannah.  It reported that, lying on her side in front of her bedroom mirror, Hannah had ignited a long, tapered candle and then inserted its unlit end into her ear. But as she attempted the delicate manoeuvre, the candle slipped from her […]

Stop A Headache

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.  Your adrenal glands  are 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 […]

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 […]

How Do I Stop Feeling Tired?

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“How Do I Stop Feeling Tired” is a question we are regularly asked at The Camomile Rooms.  If you’re suffering from constantly feeling exhausted, the top tips we share in this article can help you to beat fatigue. Check You’re Not Suffering From A Medical Condition Research shows that 1 in 5 of us are […]

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 […]