Negative emotions are not all negative

Negative emotions are not all negative

Negative emotions, such a sadness, anger, guilt, shame and fear can be draining and can contribute to a reduced state of health and wellbeing. Such emotions can also contribute significantly to conditions of fatigue and pain. It goes without saying that when we experience negative emotions, we are not in a particularly happy place or feeling at…

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Looking Beyond the Symptoms

Looking Beyond the Symptoms

Our health is one aspect of our lives that we often take for granted. This changes when we feel that our health is diminished in some way and we begin to experience symptoms of discomfort.When we experience problems with our health, most of us will seek treatment with the hope of recovery. We notice particular…

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Is your garbage bag full?

Is your garbage bag full?

Living in the world is not all plain sailing, and we learn this from the moment we are born. Many of us enter the world screaming our little lungs out, and if not, it’s not too long before we let others clearly know that our needs are not being met! Thankfully for everyone around us,…

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What is Tapping?

What is Tapping?

Tapping is a very simple healing technique. It can also be used to improve self-esteem and personal achievement. It has extensive application in improving the wellbeing of individuals. Tapping can be used to: relieve negative emotions and painful memories; change negative thinking enabling greater self-esteem; assist in greater clarity when facing difficult decisions; ease painful…

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Is your illness all in the mind?

Is your illness all in the mind?

The Western view of illness and healing has been slow to embrace the significance of non-physical factors in contributing to sickness and health. This is at odds with Eastern thinking where physical problems are generally viewed as the body-mind-spirit being ill-at-ease, or in a state of dis-ease. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) regards that a state…

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Chronic Pain is more than Physical

Chronic Pain is more than Physical

People who experience chronic pain such as Fibromyalgia (FM), chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), back pain and other chronic conditions, seek all kinds of treatments in the hope of finding relief for their physical symptoms. The primary focus is on treating the physical aspects of the condition in the hope of being free from pain and revitalised…

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Hearing the body’s messages: CFS/Fibromyalgia (1)

Hearing the body’s messages: CFS/Fibromyalgia (1)

“Healing may not be about so much getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn’t you – all of the expectations, all of the beliefs – and becoming who you are.” Rachel Naomi Remen CFS /Fibromyalgia is such an erratic illness and it can become impossible to predict what your body’s response