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Is your journey through life a dull motorway or a scenic by-way?

“Few can foresee whither their road will lead them, till they come to its end.” J R Tolkein Do you rush through life on a busy but dull and predictable path ,or is your life full of twists and turns and expected scenery? Life is unpredictable, and our ultimate path in life will be the result

Health Tips for Travellers No 1 – Avoiding Bugs and Insects

Protect against bites from bugs and insects.   One of the problems associated with foreign travel especially to more tropical locations is the likelihood of being bitten by bugs, mosquitoes and the like. Indeed in certain parts of the UK summer insects can make your life a misery. Obviously covering up bare exposed flesh as

30 days of hormone balancing (9) – choose your cosmetics and toiletries carefully

No 9 – choose your cosmetics and toiletries carefully Hormone balance can be adversely affected by various toxins present in our environment. Although any one substance might not cause a problem by itself, it is the accumulation of the various chemicals and pollutants which combine to produce a potentially toxic cocktail which can upset the

30 days of hormone balancing – No 19 – Avoid plastics

No 19 – Avoid plastics Our environment is full of chemicals known as Xenoestrogens , which are chemicals which have an oestrogen like effect. They are found in products we use every day such as pesticides and plastics. Over the last 50 years or so the amount of these chemicals finding their way into our

What is it about pineapples?

On a  visit to the Southern States of the USA I couldn’t help but notice that there were pineapples everywhere – not the sweet juicy edible kind, but ornamental ones, carved into doorways, gates, pillars, furniture and the like. Symbolism We were told that the Pineapple is a symbol of hospitality, hence its popularity on

30 days of Hormone Balancing (1) – Know your body

No 1 – Becoming more aware of your body Learn to take more notice of your body and its particular rhythms. Women’s health is characterised by the ebb and flow of our monthly cycles and this sits within the bigger cycle of life from puberty to menopause. We expect things to be a certain way,

What is a Raw Food Diet

You may have come across the term Raw Food diet and dismissed it as something that sounds very unappealing. Or you might think it is the kind of diet that only people with ‘alternative’ lifestyles (known as hippies when I was young) might be interested in. On the other hand you might be curious to

The Nutriclean Program for true detoxification

What is it? The Nutriclean program is a 2 week program using dietary changes and nutritional supplements to support a therapeutic detox. The aim of the program is to improve or remove unpleasant symptoms of poor health. This is a product from Nutri Advanced – a leading supplier of therapeutic nutritional supplements. What’s different about

About Nerve Reflexology

Nerve Reflexology   Nerve reflexology can be used to provide fast and effective relief from pain. Pain is defined as ‘an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage’. It includes any abnormal feeling from aching, burning, shooting, numbness, cramping etc.   Nerve reflexology can be highly effective in treating Chronic

Vertical Reflex Therapy (VRT)

Vertical Reflex Therapy (VRT) Vertical Reflex Therapy (VRT) is a highly effective reflexology technique where the feet are briefly treated whilst the client is in a standing, weight-bearing position, rather than in a more conventional reclining position. It appears that the body is more responsive to a healing and energetic stimulation when treated briefly in

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