• Benefits of Homeopathic Meso-PRP Regenerative Therapy

    Steroid Steroid free injection for Skin rejuvenation, muscular and joint disorders as well as pain management for those who are looking for Natural Treatments. Homeopathic Meso-PRP Regenerative Therapy is a combination of Homeopathic Mesotherapy and Platelet Rich Plasma for optimum results to stimulate healing through injection of one’s own growth factors and injectable homeopathic remedies Read More

Category: Therapies

Ayurveda

Ayurveda, translates as “knowledge of life,” . It dates back some 5,000 years to the ancient Vedic culture in India. It is one of the worlds oldest medical systems that examines physical constitution, emotional nature, and spiritual outlook in the context of the universe. “All About Ayurveda” on Health Perch

Facial Exercises

Facial exercises are routines designed to tone and lift the face up naturally. The exercises aim to stretch and relax the facial muscles, whilst we give a gentle facial massage to ourselves. (1) It is known that during the aging process our muscles have the tendency to become tense and shorten. Facial exercises will help to release this tension Read More

Homeopathy and how it works

  Kindly written by Dr F. Perez at Homeopathy2U Ltd. Homeopathy as a complementary therapy Homeopathy is a complementary therapy that is usually used alongside conventional medical treatments. It aims to treat illnesses with preparations called remedies. These are made from plants, chemicals, minerals, salts and animal substances or even bodily fluids. Homeopathy believes that Read More

What is Naturopathy?

Practitioners of Naturopathy can often be misunderstood. Examine this infographic to discover the science behind the beliefs of practitioners of Naturopathy.

The Global Retreat Centre

Since ancient times, retreats have been a way of renewing inner strength and reconnecting with a higher source of wisdom.  In times of personal crises or major life changes, we instinctively feel the pull to retreat deeper within ourselves to find the clarity to make the right life choices. As such, meditation has been used Read More

Burnout or Chillout?

Most of us have experienced the feeling of being on ‘overload’ – our energy feels low, problems feel insurmountable and we begin to doubt our abilities.  A weekend away from it all and a good heart-to-heart with a reassuring friend can often put us back on track and help us lighten up. Then, in retrospect, Read More

Self Healing – Get out of the way

What does it mean to self heal? How does one go about it? Whether you want to heal yourself or others it basically involves the same process, one of intention and feeling. At the end of this article there will be a simple exercise to show you how to interact with healing energies. Healing is Read More

Back pain – Is it for real, or is it only in your head?

All articles you read about back pain focus on the same thing – tense muscles and / or a poor physical state. But is this the whole truth? Why did the pain occur in the first place? I’m sure your muscles have not always been tense? Why did they “tense up”? Does your mental state Read More

Stress – A phenomenon that exists only in your head or a disease that leads to your death?

Is stress something that today’s society exaggerates or is it life threatening? Well, the answer might surprise you. You may be able to control the stress itself and consequently your health and prosperity. How you interpret external signals can be the difference between life and death. To understand how stress affects us as human beings, Read More

Essential Oils

Essential Oils can play a big part in your health and wellbeing. Essential oils are made to heal. Research has shown that certain oils have the ability to affect the central nervous system—meaning they have the power to lower blood pressure, calm you down, or give you an afternoon energy boost. If you are considering a Read More

Complementary Therapies for Animals

I qualified as a canine remedial massage therapist over 3 years ago and in that time I’ve seen the demand for complementary animal therapies grow considerably, particularly in the dog world. Next to humans, horses have been the biggest recipients of complementary therapies for many years. Horse owners and riders have understood the need to Read More

Introducing THETAHEALING™

If you are looking for a therapy to really knock your socks off and bring about the dramatic lifestyle changes you have been searching for, then look no further! ThetaHealing™ is a highly effective and powerful alternative to traditional counselling. What is ThetaHealing™? ThetaHealing™ is an extremely powerful emotional healing therapy, focused on breaking and Read More

The Emmett Technique

THE NEW WAY TO EASE PAIN, RESTORE COMFORTABLE MOVEMENT & COMBAT TENSION Judith Johnson, Emmett Practitioner based in South Wales writes: The EMMETT Technique is an unique form of body therapy developed by experienced Australian practitioner, Ross Emmett. This simple method of muscle release works as an effective stand-alone therapy or integrated with all other Read More

Back pain – Only in your head, or for “real”? Part 2

Back and neck pain are two ailments that cost society and the individual tremendously each year. Financially for sure, but also mentally, socially and psychologically. Pain is a physical phenomenon, but is this the whole truth? Can we blame all kinds of pain on physical components? In the last article I touched on the phenomenon Read More

What is pilates?

Pilates was developed by German born Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century. It was mainly popularised in the United States, where Joseph moved to with his wife in 1923. It also became popular in the United Kingdom where he lived and trained others with his method early in his career. Contrology is the term Read More

Clinical Pilates

Why pilates can be a fantastic rehabilitation tool to stay active longer Joseph Pilates, the creator of Pilates, originally worked with many dancers and individuals that were able to progress through the whole repertoire of challenging exercises. However, in the modern day Pilates has gained a reputation for working with a wider range of clientele, Read More

Winter Survival Guide: Banish S.A.D & body fatigue!

If you are anything like me, summer is our best friend! I love the warm rays on my skin, being able to wear bright, summery clothes as well as feeling physically and mentally healthy! However, as soon as the slightest chill is in the air, I am the first to run to the nearest radiator. Read More

Chakra Dancing

Dancing Thru the Chakras We all experience energy blocks in the body, causing us to suffer from fatigue, low energy levels, anxiety, lack of confidence, or simply the pressures of everyday life.  Imagine allowing your body to simply release it and let it go. Chakra Dancing isn’t your normal type of exercise class; it’s a Read More

The Many Dimensions of Health and Wellness

How many of you can solve a Rubik’s Cube? I confess that in my youth at school, I could, and quite quickly too, but now I really struggle! The purpose of asking this apparently rather bizarre question is that I have come to liken treating stubborn recurrent injury or life affecting chronic pain to the Read More

CBT – Therapy in the Present

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts” – Marcus Aurelius, Meditations. Many people, when thinking about talking therapies, conjure up an image of the patient lying back on a couch whilst a stern looking therapist asks the patient how he feels about his father. For many, this is pretty daunting Read More

Spring has sprung! But is yours broken?

Yes, spring is certainly in the air and this is the time of year where we all busy ourselves with spring cleaning, tidying up the garden, getting outside and enjoying the fresh air. This is all excellent stuff – but do you ever think about giving your body an overhaul? Do you feel full of Read More

Kinesiology

The most holistic therapy I know Kinesiology seems to be the “unknown therapy” as few people have heard of it and many perhaps shun it through lack of understanding. Kinesiology is one of the “less is more” subtler modes of restoring client health. How does Kinesiology work Kinesiology is the only therapy I know where Read More

Reflexology: Some ‘Handy’ Tips

Love the summer but end up being like a recluse, not wanting to venture out because of dreaded hay fever? Olcote Wellbeing is always at hand to offer assistance. Reflexology can help with some of the annoying symptoms some of us are experiencing this time of the year. When your immune system overreacts to a Read More

Body and Mind Wellbeing Part 1

Why Body and Mind well beings are important? Good Body and mental health well beings are important to lives of all people and to the communities where they live. It is essential to achieve a healthy, resilient and thriving population. The skills and attributes associated with mental health wellbeing (e.g. self respect, confidence, resilience, tolerance, Read More

Instant Emotional Healing with Liz Alexander

Fed up of always feeling tired, anxious and unfulfilled with your life? No matter what you do, you can’t seem to shift this low feeling that hangs over you each day? You certainly aren’t alone if you relate to these feelings because it is estimated that 1 in 4 people will suffer with some form Read More

Business Stress Release With Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

Cutting down on substantial levels of stress in the workplace isn’t just good sense for business as it has a beneficial effect on employees but it can also help staff morale and improve productivity. Julie Showering, a Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (SFH) practitioner based in Chipping Sodbury, Bristol says, “One of the most common areas that Read More

Overcoming flying phobias with hypnotherapy

If you feel a little uneasy at the prospect of flying away for your holidays, or a little anxious when the boss sends you on a business trip that sees you take to the skies, then Solution Focused Hypnotherapy may be able to help you. Using safe techniques, hypnotherapy can help you to overcome that Read More

Baby Massage – A Brief How-To Guide

Why should a new parent massage their baby and what are the benefits of Baby Massage?  There are so many benefits of Baby Massage. It is a traditional practice to: increase bonding and attachment between parents and their babies, to stimulate the babies bodies, body awareness and language development, to provide relief of things like growing Read More

Hypnobirthing

Hypnobirthing combines hypnosis with relaxation and breathing techniques to bring about relatively pain free childbirth. The mum-to-be will attend 4 or 5 sessions during the last trimester together with a birthing partner. This could be her husband or partner, or it may be a friend or relative who is committed to being with her during Read More

Health Benefits of Animal Assisted Therapies and Activities

Animal Assisted Therapies (AAT), Animal Assisted Activities (AAA), Animal Visitations and Pet Therapies are just some of the relatively new “applications” and growing disciplines based on employing animals interaction to improve human health and wellbeing. Levinson’s research “The dog as co-therapist”, published in the US in the 1960s, is generally considered as the origin of Read More

FREE “Relaxation” CD helps reduce stress

A Solution Focused hypnotherapist, based in Chipping Sodbury, is offering a FREE hypnotherapy “Relaxation” CD to help new clients to reduce stress and promote feelings of well being. The CD, which lasts for around 30 minutes, uses soothing music and language rich in imagery and texture, to help people to relax and unwind. Voiced by Read More

Relationships

If you were to imagine for a moment what has made you who you are today, you would conjure up an insurmountable number of events, situations, places, culture, values etc. that have contributed to who you are today.  There is no way that we can be reductionist when we discuss human behaviour and who we Read More

Hamish’s Holistic Healing

My name is Stacey-Adele and I run an animal Reiki business called Hamish’s Holistic Healing. I do both in person and distance Reiki and specialise in reptiles and birds, although I have worked with other animals including dogs and ponies. Animal Reiki uses the same principles as human Reiki although the animals have a greater Read More

Cancer and Colour Therapy

My Journey in dealing with cancer and how I have changed my life with colour therapy I am sure there is no one that has not been touched by Cancer through family, friends or themselves. MY JOURNEY WITH CANCER The purpose of me writing is to introduce people to the holistic/complementary route working along side Read More

Indian Head Massage: The Origins and Benefits of Treatment

Indian Head Massage is a holistic therapy, and by that I mean it treats the person as a whole. It helps to heal and balance the Mind, Body and Spirit, helping to achieve ‘Wholeness’ with oneself. Where does it originate? The routine of an Indian Head Massage or Champissage (the Indian word for head massage) Read More

Metatron’s Message

“Mankind is in a time of deep vibrational transformation and divine alignment. Some are consciously aware; others are still in slumber. The human vessel is in the midst of the divine light evolutionary process. You feel this as vibration within your human form/body/vessel. The light of the One (source) frequency works within and around you Read More

Classroom or Online Training?

There are an increasing number of online ‘diplomas’ available these days which are cheap, readily available and in a wide range of subjects, particularly complementary therapies. But do they qualify you to become a complementary therapist? As a provider of face-to-face training you would assume I am biased towards classroom-based training, well, yes, but I Read More

November Mists

Chakra Healing – what causes our chakras to block or become weak? Whenever we’re feeling out of sorts (mentally, physically or emotionally), how often do we consider whether it’s our chakras that are out of balance and need healing? If these energy centres are blocked or weak, it can cause all sorts of negative consequences Read More

HypnoChaKi®

Chakras The word chakra (pronounced Shakrah) means “spinning wheel of light”. The chakras – or “energy centers” – regulate your body’s energy intake and distribution. To remain healthy, your chakras need to be maintained, or balanced, on a regular basis. Negative thoughts and emotional upset due to trauma, abuse, neglect, loss, fear, anxiety, conflict and Read More

Multi-Disciplined Treatments with Full Disclosure

As a manual therapist I have had my fair share of treatments, I have been treated by Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Sports therapists and Sports Masseurs, to name a few. A majority of these have been very single disciplined with little if any explanation as to what is being done during the treatment or what is to Read More

The three stages of my spiritual understanding of all healings & therapies

I’m an energy therapist, and I teach workshops on the type of healing that I am privileged to be able to offer to people. When I was first attuned to Reiki energy healing, it opened in me something that I had never believed possible. I started a thirst for knowledge, I became a sponge for Read More

Colour Therapy for Health Benefits

Eddy Klaus Today we take colour for granted. When it comes to colour we place more emphasis on fashion and interior design. But you may be surprised to know that colour as a healing tool has been in existence for thousands of years, but like many of our holistic therapies they have slipped by the Read More

What is fascia?

What is fascia and how can work on fascia help to relieve chronic pain, tension, stiffness and imbalances in our bodies? Fascia is one of the most important and interconnected systems within the body. Until quite recently is was very much ignored within mainstream anatomical and medical thinking. Interest and research into fascia has increased Read More

Canine Psychology – Happy Dog MC

The field of Canine Psychology is often confused with Dog Training and although there are blurred lines between the two fields there are also key differences. Canine psychology focuses on ‘why’ dogs behave the way they do and by discovering these issues it enables owners to understand and connect with their dogs in a more Read More

Benefits of Homeopathic Meso-PRP Regenerative Therapy

Steroid Steroid free injection for Skin rejuvenation, muscular and joint disorders as well as pain management for those who are looking for Natural Treatments. Homeopathic Meso-PRP Regenerative Therapy is a combination of Homeopathic Mesotherapy and Platelet Rich Plasma for optimum results to stimulate healing through injection of one’s own growth factors and injectable homeopathic remedies Read More

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