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Crisis

Applying Mindfulness in a Crisis

September 28, 2022

Even though we might not like change generally speaking, humans are conditioned to be resilient, and to adapt to changes as necessary. But what happens to that resilience and flexibility when we face a real crisis? A crisis will mean different things to different people: It could be a car accident, a breakup of a […]

Yoga

Yoga: Sun Salutation

August 12, 2022

Yoga is an ancient Indian healing practice, originally it was designed as a path to spiritual development; today, it has many purposes from a form of exercise, improving posture, relaxation, breath control, clearing the mind and overall stress management. Yoga is derived from a Sanskrit word for union, symbolising the unification of body, mind and […]

acupressure

Acupressure

July 26, 2022

Acupressure works on the same principles as traditional Chinese acupuncture; however, you’ll be glad to know that no needles are involved in this holistic form of medicine. Pressure instead of Needles! Instead of needles, acupressure uses applied pressure, using the fingers, hands, knuckles, thumbs and maybe even the knees or feet! A ‘Press – Hold […]

Azelaic Acid

Azelaic Acid: Skincare – If you only try one thing…

April 25, 2022

Do you watch skincare adverts, as celebrities over-annunciate ingredients in skincare, and leave you feeling that although you can say the word and spell the word – you have no idea if you need the product or not? If you are looking to change up your skincare routine, and you don’t know your Vitamin C, […]

Ancient Grains

Grains

December 13, 2021

In the UK the recommended level of fibre an adult should have each day is 30g. However, many of us struggle to reach even half of that amount. Most of us are aware that we need to up the number of whole grains we consume in our diets. They are a type of carbohydrate that […]

Flowers to Grow and Eat

March 3, 2021

Edible flowers have been growing in popularity. They are great as a way to make a meal or cake look even more beautiful and taste delicious. Supermarkets have been quick to notice the trend. They and now selling flowers ready prepared for you to add to your baking and cooking. But, if you fancy growing […]

weight

Eating for a Healthy Weight, Immunity and Wellbeing

January 26, 2021

2020 was a tough year, and many indulged in comfort foods and drink as a way of getting through, and our weight increased! The other side to this, is that health-professionals have been warning of the danger in not staying healthy and carrying excess weight as risk factors to falling more poorly with coronavirus. Diet, […]

Sugars

Sugars: Let’s Talk About Sugar!

October 16, 2020

Plenty of food groups have been demonised over time, and sugar seems to be in the spotlight once more. With the government bringing in ‘sugar taxes’, and targeting food & drink industries to reduce sugars in their products. As is often the case with such dietary advice, the messages can get confused. So, we take […]

Flu Jab

Flu Jab

September 18, 2020

Covid-19 and the flu pandemic has been dominating our lives since March of this year. As I write this article there is no vaccine ready that can be administered to protect against this particular type of strain. However, the government is embarking on what would be the biggest immunisation programme in British history, by offering […]

Diet

Diet: Weighty Matters!

August 12, 2020

Concerning our diet, many of us have turned to food by way of comfort during recent months. But now thoughts are turning, perhaps to a pre-planned holiday, returning to work and meeting up once more with friends and family. If casting off your elastic waisted trousers (that you have cunningly convinced yourself is athleisure wear), […]