Healthy Diet

Addictions, Understanding our body chemistry

Understanding how our body chemistry works can help us to prepare and to succeed in cutting down and withdrawing from addictive foods and other substances. Neurotransmitters are chemicals that form part of the body’s chemistry and are released within the brain and body. They help to create our moods, our sleep cycle, muscle co-ordination, pain [...]

By | 2017-05-25T12:13:21+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Healthy Diet, Healthy Food, Naturopathy|0 Comments

Three Tips for Autumn Wellbeing

Autumn marks the end of the growing season, having provided the harvest, nature now makes everything bare. In this season nature lets go of its abundant creation of the past year in a grand final display. Just like in nature, our bodies transition through ‘seasons’ with different organs, physiology and aspects of ourselves in focus [...]

The nature of winter and your body

Winter is the time of rest and retreat, where the Yin Qi is now dominant and the Yang Qi moves inward to regenerate. In nature winter is a time of stillness and quiet. Cold causes things to slow down and contract, making you feel even colder and can lead to symptoms such as cold hands [...]

Essential nutrients for immunity

As the beautiful Autumn days arrive, so do the scarves and woolly jumpers!  The change in temperature is a reminder to prepare our bodies for the upcoming winter. So what are the essential nutrients for the prevention of the winter “lurgies”? our common colds or flu's? This will vary from person to person, but let [...]

Homeopathic Awareness Week

“Homeopathy is wholly capable of satisfying the therapeutic demands of this age better than any other system or school of medicine” - Charles Menninger, founder of the Menninger Clinic Every year for a week beginning April 10th homeopaths and communities gather together to share education and accessibility of homeopathy. In celebration of Samuel Hahnemann’s birthday [...]

The Amazing Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation

Would you eat your placenta? After reading this you may wish you did! Placentas have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as long ago as in the 1500’s, which is longer than modern medicine has existed. It has been continued to be used due to an abundance of great properties believed to make a [...]

Looking after yourself through colds and flus!

Written by Pip Atherstone-Reid, Acupuncturist and co-owner of Kundalini House Often we find that during winter or when the seasons change we become more susceptible to colds and flus.  We are offered the flu vaccine, cold and flu tablets and decongestants but are they really the answer for most of us?  Do they nourish us [...]

Post Natal Recovery

As I sit poised over the computer trying to think of a way to inspire new mums to really slow down and genuinely allow for recovery after having their new babies, I reflect on my own postnatal time. My new little boy, Junah, is now nearly one and even with my training and experience looking after postnatal [...]

A Chinese Medicine Approach To Stress & Emotional Health

Stress is an inevitable part of today’s modern lifestyle. Whether it is a result of work pressures, relationship problems, financial worries or other aspects of your life, one thing is clear – if it builds up excessively it affects both your emotional and physical well-being. How Stress Affects The Body Stress has long been the [...]

By | 2017-05-25T12:13:34+00:00 August 9th, 2012|Healthy Diet, Traditional Chinese Medicine|1 Comment