Tag Archives: holistic health

When Will We Learn that Prevention is Better than Cure?

Do you live with underlying health challenges, maybe something that requires medication, hospital treatment, regular contact with doctors and nurses? Me too. I have come to the conclusion that our NHS is not designed to help. It is designed to … Continue reading

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5 Top Tips on How to Care for Yourself

How do you feel today? Are you busy working, parenting, doing jobs for friends and family members, chasing appointments, deliveries, caring for pets, cleaning the house, tidying the garden… the list goes on. When did you last do something just … Continue reading

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World Ego Awareness Day

Today is World Ego Awareness Day. It got my attention because I thought that having an ego is a good thing, within reason. Apparently, it can cause people to behave in ways that are damaging to themselves and others. According … Continue reading

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When Doctors don’t know what’s Wrong

I am a medical mystery. All my life I have lived with a chronic disease called Lymphedema Distichiasis. It took many years for my parents to get a proper diagnosis, and my younger brother has the same condition. It is … Continue reading

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Strange Emotions

The past four weeks have been emotionally stressful for everyone here in the UK. It has been the same all around the world since late last year due to the outbreak of coronavirus and the subsequent lockdown of pretty much … Continue reading

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How to Meditate with Kids at Home

We are beginning to settle into a new life of lockdown and restricted movement, where work, play, socialising and downtime all happen within the home and garden. I am currently in the middle of a reiki 3rd Degree Masters course, … 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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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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When Reiki Healing Doesn’t Work

Reiki energy healing is becoming more popular in the Western world as a method for holistic healing. People receive training (myself included) in how to harness the natural energy that is available to all, and we learn how to feel … Continue reading

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Energy Healing with Reiki

There is a lot to learn about energy healing. When I first began to explore holistic health and mindfulness about fifteen years ago, I found energy healing practitioners with all sorts of specialist systems. Some had developed their techniques using … Continue reading

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