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Enjoy a Stress-free Festive Period

Posted: 22nd November 2017

By: Tracey Nixon

I have to admit, I cannot understand what all the fuss is about. What’s the point if you refer to the words ‘frazzled’, ‘stressed’, ‘anxious’, ‘hassle’, ‘hassled’, ‘frustrating’?  You get…

Mental Health at Work

Posted: 31st October 2017

By: Kay Heald

Last week saw the publication of the government-backed Stevenson-Farmer review ‘Thriving at Work’ , which revealed that poor mental health is costing employers up to £42 billion a year. Yet, for…

OCT 27 Are You SAD When The Dark Nights Draw In – 4 ways to beat the winter blues

Posted: 30th October 2017

By: Carolyn Trafford

I don’t ever think I’ve suffered from SAD but I do know my mood changes over the winter.  I do feel grumpier and I do suffer stress more.  I’m feeling…

Quick Divorce? Why you should consider Collaborative Family Procedure

Posted: 10th July 2017

By: Helen Jackson

Clients often tell us that they want to get divorced as quickly as possible, but with the best will in the world, the experience of many couples is that it…

Sewing as Therapy?

Posted: 10th July 2017

By: Catherine Howie

You may have seen my adverts: “Sewing for the Terrified”?  A bit extreme you may think but over the past couple of years I’ve taught many people the foundations of…

Why Diets Don’t Work

Posted: 6th July 2017

By: Vicky Farmer

As far as I am concerned, where weight loss is the issue, “diets” don’t work. So why is that? “Diet” is actually a confusing word because it actually means “the…

Distortions, Deletions and Generalisations

Posted: 30th May 2017

By: Tracey Nixon

Distortions, Deletions and Generalisations – What do you say, without thinking that could be causing your own stress, low mood, depression and anxiety? In only a couple of days last…

Is yoga breathing damaging your health?

Posted: 22nd May 2017

By: Janet Winter

Dr Mercola on yoga breathing “In fact, the whole field of breathing and breath-work has enormous potential for improvement, as most prevailing ideas about breathing promoted in yoga, Pilates, and…

Seven and a half things you need to know before buying an aloe vera product

Posted: 15th May 2017

By: Mandie Cran

Whether it is grown organically: The organic label only applies in the UK, but you can still buy products which have been grown organically, even if they don’t have the…