Below is a lovely video on what depression is. Depression affects so many of us these days and for too many people it is difficult to escape and becomes all encompassing. Talking therapies are hugely beneficial for many and NICE suggests that GPs use either counselling or cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to treat mild depression. This has been shown to be more effective in the first instance than medication for most sufferers with less troublesome symptoms, but unfortuna
As Spring approaches it is a good time to do a detox and clear the body of toxins that have built up over winter when our lifestyles become a bit more sluggish. The Healthy Starter Programme is an effective cleanse designed to be taken alongside a normal healthy diet. Results will be enhanced if you omit red meat, caffeine and alcohol from your diet during the programme. And of course - drink plenty of water while using the programme to flush ...out those toxins. The Healthy
Indian head massage is based on the ayurvedic system of healing which has been practiced in India for over a thousand years. It has historically been part of Indian family culture providing relaxation and healing on a daily basis, as well as playing a part in rituals such as weddings and births, as well as everyday events like a trip to the barber. The aim of Indian head massage is to release the stress that has accumulated in the tissues, mus...cles and joints of the head, f
Do you suffer from especially chilly fingers? It may be that your circulation is a bit sluggish or perhaps you suffer from Raynaud's Syndrome. February is Raynaud's Awareness Month. Raynaud's can be caused by stress or anxiety, so if your stress levels are high try to find ways to relax. Exercise can help and with regard food avoid stimulants like coffee and alcohol and include plenty of circulation-boosting foods such as chilli, dark chocolate, oranges, avocados, ginger and
In this dry, cold weather supercharge your skin and protect it against the ageing effects of those pesky free radicals with Neal's Yard Power Berry supplement. This potent blend of antioxidant-rich bilberry, acai and wild rosehip will: help to maintain and protect the skin support the body’s antioxidant levels defend against the ageing effects of free radicals Get in touch if you would like to order this great supplement or place your order here. #freeradicals #skin #nealsyar
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February is National Heart Month. The remedy Crataegus is described as the nearest to a positive heart tonic. Crataegus is the common English Hawthorn and is used extensively in herbal medicine. It is also used to great extent in homeopathy as organ support to support the heart and vascular system. As a remedy Crataegus has a very specific action on the heart. It is known for improving diseases of the heart such as chronic dilatation, cardiac failure, angina pectoris, fatty d
Solstic Slim has been specially formulated to support any weight management programme, by helping to manage cravings and reduce fluctuations in blood sugar that can often occur as a result of snacking. Solstic Slim include: ... - Green Coffee Bean extract, which contains chlorogenic acid, a well-known ingredient in weight management products.
- Grape Skin Extract, which contains resveratrol, known for its antioxidant activity.
- Green Tea extract, and Yerba Maté to help pro
This week is Tinnitus Awareness Week. Tinnitus is described as noises that occur in the ear rather than in the outside environment. Shockingly it can affect up to 20% of the population and can be a chronic problem for many. Tinnitus can arise as a result of injury to the ear, all forms of otitis (ear infections), a blocked eustacian tube, otosclerosis, middle ear tumors or Meniere’s disease. It can also be related to the use of various pharmaceutical drugs, circulatory and ca
wild roseThis is by far my favourite Neal's Yard product and it is also what I use in my Natural Facelift Massage and Indian Head Massage. It truly is a wonder product! This gorgeous balm helps restore smoothness and radiance to your skin. It can be used to deeply clean and nourishing and comes with an organic muslin cloth. And the balm is so versatile. It can be used in no less than 10 ways: 1. CLEANSER: Massage a small amount onto the face, and remove with the muslin cloth