Narcissism v Nurture
Finding the self care balance with Jan Morgan, Life Coach at Shine N16...
How to plan for a better 2021 with ease
Are you relieved 2020 is over? Most of us set ourselves some form of New Year’s Resolutions at the start of a New Year...
Covid-19 Care: post-covid, long covid and prevention
I would like to share some links and guidelines for self-care to cover possible circumstances that we may currently find ourselves in: For those of us who may have already contracted covid-19 and recovered, we may still be left with a sense of anxiety on how best to navigate the ‘new normal’. For those of us that have become one of the increasingly significant number of people experiencing ‘long-covid’ also described as ‘long haulers’, who have found that they are not recovering in the expected timeframe, but continue to have symptoms on and off, for months afterwards (1,2) and need support.
Acupuncture for post Covid treatment
Many of these Covid symptoms relate to the Lung meridian, as this is predominantly a respiratory related virus. However, other symptoms such as muscle aches and in particular brain fog, nausea etc relate more to the Spleen & Stomach meridians and can be indications of lingering pathogens in the body such as dampness. In one case, soon after treatment, the patient experienced enormous amounts of mucus coming out for the first time, leading to a massive clear out and easing of all her symptoms for the first time in months.
How can nutrition help those with depression?
Expert advice from Shine Church Street's Resident Nutritionist, Lelani Loubser, on the link between inflammation and depression...
Lockdown. Resting vs Productivity
How to accept all that comes up during Coronavirus Lockdown, with Life Coaching support, from Valina at Shine, Church Street, London...
Working from home? Top tips for a healthy back and good working posture
As many of you are now working from home, I thought it might be worth going through a few pointers about how to do this healthily...
Corona health advice from our Naturopath, Lloyd Gee
How best to protect yourself, build a strong immune system and what you can do at home to manage the symptoms of the Corona Virus.
Immune Boosting Recipes
Lelani, our Resident Nutritionist at Shine is sharing two lovely recipes to help give your system a boost...
Covid-19 Stay Mentally and Emotionally Healthy.
If you are in isolation: remember that uncomfortable emotions can arise when spending a lot of time alone, this is normal. You might feel lonely, frustrated, angry, scared, fearful or anxious. Try to keep your mind distracted and use technology to connect with your loved ones. If you are ill: again, monitor what you are thinking to ensure your thoughts are being realistic, don’t let the mind ride a wave of fear and ensure you keep connected to people.