Alternative remedies

Looking after your health in the face of change

Looking after your health in the face of change

Change can feel both exciting and scary. Inevitably bringing in the new also means letting go of the old which carries a potential host of emotions such as grief, loss, sadness, fear and anxiety with it. It is easy to forget that human beings operate on many different levels and whilst the practical side of

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What is psoriasis

What is Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects around two out of every one hundred people in the UK. It creates crusty patches of skin that are red and flaky, sometimes covered with silvery-coloured scales. It can be very itchy and is often sore. Most people only suffer localised psoriasis, the most common places on the

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the sensory guide to stress

The sensory guide to stress

Stress is a part of modern life, but the danger is when stress becomes the norm and we fail to recognise the signs of an overstressed system. Do you know what it feels like to be calm and stress-free? Would you say that your system is settled and relaxed and that you have a feeling

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Improving your brainpower

Improving your brainpower

Just like the rest of the body, the brain needs exercise to remain on top form. If you find you repeat the same familiar tasks all the time, from a job you’ve been doing for a while to a routine of housework and chilling in front of the television, it might be time to get

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does counselling really work

Does counselling really work

Compared to thirty years ago, attitudes towards counselling have changed radically. In the past, people who ‘went on the couch’ were viewed with suspicion and assumed to be extremely unstable, whereas these days the question of ‘are you having counselling’ can be one of the first used to assess how someone is going to get

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