Tag: health

How can Allergy Testing and Iridology benefit you?

Allergies and intolerances have increased in our modern societies and affect a wide range of people of different ages (from infants to adults) and varying backgrounds. What is the difference between an allergy and intolerance? An allergy is usually a life threatening condition such as anaphylaxis (for example- struggling to breathe, tightness in the throat, Read More

You Are What You Eat!

“You are what you eat!”  Easy to say!  “Everybody knows about nutrition!”  Easy to claim!  How is it then, that despite all that we know, our planet is struggling with over 340 million obese children and over 650 million obese adults and all the health problems that result according to the World Health Organisation?  Something Read More

Yoga for Resilience

Resilience is an essential life-skill; it enables us to cope with and recover from life’s misfortunes and challenges.  Most people will experience an accumulation of loss, trauma, transition and heartbreak, along with joy, love and pleasure in their lives. Practiced regularly, yoga builds strength, flexibility, balance, calm, optimism, and above all, resilience.  Compare the oak Read More

First, Do What’s Necessary

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible! — St. Francis of Assisi I was first introduced to the concept of Adikara, as meaning 'studentship', or my preferred definition, 'the work that needs to be done'. It describes both the diligence and the patience required for the Read More

From Diabetes to Depression

I am a Yoga Therapist based in Edinburgh, and am heartened by the rapid growth in the Yoga Therapy market of late. The public are now coming to realise that Yoga is more than just physical exercise or postures which can help with muscular skeletal problems and aid with relaxation. My interest in Yoga Therapy Read More

Yoga in Universities

Promoting a Holistic Approach to Student Well-being Having spent twenty years in Higher Education, both studying and lecturing in the UK and France, I have gradually gained an in-depth understanding of the student experience. Often this is overwhelmingly positive, providing young adults with a wealth of personal, and ultimately professional, opportunities. Nonetheless, it is important Read More

About FocusOn Health & Wellbeing

Welcome to the Focus On Health & Wellbeing website If you have found your way to our website it means you are interested in or already practice/teach Yoga, holistic therapies or alternative medicine. If this is a new foray into the world of Yoga, holistic therapies or alternative medicine you may find it a confusing place. Our Read More

Diet, Health and Nutrition

ABCDEFGHIJKLNPSTVW A - Alakaline Diet to Ayurevedic Medicine B - Bach Remedies to Buddhist Diet C - Cellular Healing to Cookie Diet D - DASH Diet to Dukan Diet E - Eat Clean Diet to Elimination Diet F - Fasting to Fruitarian G - Gemmotherapy H - Hacker's Diet to Homeopathy I - I-tal to ITG Diet J Read More

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