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Tackling allergies with Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

Tackling allergies with Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

Spring has returned. Unfortunately, for many people, so have their allergies...

Postnatal support

Postnatal support

Pregnancy and childbirth is a time of huge physical and emotional change, an amazing journey which can never the less be quite challenging...

Craniosacral therapy – soothing secrets of the heart

Craniosacral therapy – soothing secrets of the heart

Do you suffer from anxiety, palpitations or panic attacks which can set your heart rate spiraling in such an alarming fashion?   If so, there’s a potentially welcome alternative to traditional courses of treatment, which might involve drugs or psychotherapy – and it’s so gentle, it’s commonly recommended for pregnant mums...

Your skin and heart in harmony

Your skin and heart in harmony

Not a lot of people realise the fact, but our skin is the largest organ we have – the unsung hero of our amazing bodies...

Seven natural ways to a healthy heart

Seven natural ways to a healthy heart

Cardiovascular disease remains the number one killer in the UK, the effects of poor diet, lack of exercise and stress impacting terribly on the nation’s arteries, causing them to thicken and harden...

Homeopathic liver booster

Homeopathic liver booster

Are you feeling the effects of the festive merriment? Even if you've not opted for a new year of detox, sobriety and health food, this homeopathic 8x8 liver booster can work for you...

Lip care in 7 magic steps

Lip care in 7 magic steps

Soft, healthy pink lips lend a fresh look to your face...

What is ‘Eclectic’ Hypnotherapy – and how can it help for post-party January?

What is ‘Eclectic’ Hypnotherapy – and how can it help for post-party January?

Even before the more formally recognised beginnings of hypnotherapy, with Anton Mesmer in the 18th and James Braid in the 19th century, trance states would be induced through the religious and spiritual ceremonies of diverse traditions and used therapeutically...

Give New Year’s Resolutions a chance: Uproot your Limiting Beliefs!

Give New Year’s Resolutions a chance: Uproot your Limiting Beliefs!

New Year’s resolutions: are they a great way of starting new projects and kicking tiresome habits or are they just a waste of time that last no longer than 2 or 3 weeks? Whatever your feelings the fact is the majority of resolutions made are not achieved...

Spice up your winter

Spice up your winter

Now it's cold, it's time to use more warming spices in your food and drink...

Tips to soothe your tired feet

Tips to soothe your tired feet

By the end of the day, our feet often scream for some attention after all they are put through — long working hours, constantly being on the move, bad weather, ill-fitting footwear, wearing high heels, etc...

20 Herbs for oily skin

20 Herbs for oily skin

Skin with natural sheen is bliss but excess oily skin is a serious discomfort for both men and women...

Causes and treatment for oily hair

Causes and treatment for oily hair

Oily hair can play havoc to your gorgeous looks but it can also cause hair loss...

Taking care of skin around your eyes

Taking care of skin around your eyes

The skin around your eye is much different than the rest of your face...

Kansa Vatki – Ayurvedic foot massage

Kansa Vatki – Ayurvedic foot massage

Ayurvedic Kansa Vatki foot massage is a wonderfully relaxing treatment which helps to balance body, mind and spirit...

Best way to treat acne naturally

Best way to treat acne naturally

While your skin might behave erratically, it is entirely possible to keep acne in check with these easy-to-do face packs Cinnamon and honey All you need is one teaspoon of each to keep your face off acne...

Be nice to your nose. Breathe well with Buteyko

Be nice to your nose. Breathe well with Buteyko

With the cold and damp weather setting in, this can be the time of year when those with breathing-related symptoms notice they worsen: a persistent and annoying cough, a wheeze on the lungs or a feeling of congestion in the nose...

How difficult is it to become a hairstylist ?

How difficult is it to become a hairstylist ?

I have been asked this question many times in my career, 'How difficult is it to become an hairstylist?' I always smile because in the past in Italy (not many decades ago!) this fascinating 'combination of arts' was seen by parents as a lazy alternative for those who didn’t want to attend school...

Top 10 Tips for new Parents to look after their backs

Top 10 Tips for new Parents to look after their backs

When picking up your baby or child, get as close to them as possible (drop the sides of the cot down where possible), bend your knees, keep your back straight, tighten your stomach muscles, avoid twisting and then use your thigh muscles to stand up...

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a medical term used to describe the changes that take place in the joints of the body where the cartilage or protective lubricating services wear down...

Ouch, my back!

Ouch, my back!

  Ouch, my back!   As an Osteopath, I am used to hearing about all manner of ailments...