Category Archives: holistic health

How Modern Witchcraft includes Holistic Care

During my research about modern witchcraft and holistic care, I have realized that the two subjects are quite closely aligned. Popular culture sees the witch as a mythical old hag or a woman who is cast out from society for … Continue reading

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Back to School, Back to Mindfulness

My children have returned to school after their summer holiday, and finally I have some free time for myself. I tried to find ways of being alone during the school holiday, but it didn’t quite happen the way I expected, … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Understand my Chronic Pain Condition

I joined the social network for A Chronic Voice earlier this year because I needed to find people who understand what life is like with chronic pain. Today I have written a post using the August link-up prompts, to show … Continue reading

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Holiday!

We are going on holiday! The school summer holidays are flying by at a frightening speed, and last week we had a huge drama when our dog almost died. It was the worst weekend I have had in a very … Continue reading

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How Does Meditation Work for Me?

Meditation is a wonderful tool for self-care. Years ago, before I learned about this powerful healing practice, I thought meditation was something that wouldn’t work for me. I didn’t know how to meditate. I couldn’t sit still for more than … Continue reading

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How to Relax in a WiFi Connected World

We are about halfway through the school summer holiday, and today has begun in a rather stressful manner. Our dog was sick yesterday and continued doing it through the night, so I was scrubbing floors both when I went to … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Mood

I have been rather grumpy during the past few weeks. At first, I thought it was due to my busy domestic demands, and the fact that I was struggling to find “me time.” Then I wondered if the weather might … Continue reading

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Be More Mindful this Summer

I am in a strange mood this week. I feel exhausted, even though my sleep pattern hasn’t changed. I know that we are close to ending our academic year, and both me and my children need our school summer holiday … Continue reading

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Coping with Emotional Stress

Life is continuing at a very fast pace, and this is the time of year when I begin to feel symptoms of emotional exhaustion. The simplest tasks seem to take a lot of effort, I just want to lie on … Continue reading

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Lazy Spring Walks

Part of my daily routine involves walking my dog along the canal towpath near our home. We take the children to school, and then we wander off for an hour, sometimes with friends, sometimes alone. Last week I took a … Continue reading

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