All about you: Digestion and your Running Routine

  Why your ‘regular’ is essential for your running schedule. The gastrointestinal system is a long and winding road housed between the mouth and the anus and when ill health arises, the gut is the first place I look for answers. Chemical reactions take place here to break down the food you eat and liquid you drink into smaller particles...

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A glimpse into gestalt

By Katy Georgiou - From the day we are born, we are brought into a world of moral codes, behaviour modifications and messages about right or wrong. Often, these serve us well, leading us to an adjusted life where we can hold down jobs, maintain relationships and 'get on' in the world. But sometimes they can impact us in the...

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Even therapists need TEETH!

By Danielle Abramov -   Even therapists need TEETH (Tried Everything Else, Try Homeopathy)!! Therapists are generally aware of the human need for self-love and self-care, never failing to remind their clients to carve out ‘me time’ to improve their wellbeing. When it comes to therapists themselves, my experience is that broadly they fall into 2 camps: the ones who...

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9 ways to improve your life with NLP

By Peggy Guglielmino - I keep finding that one of the most tricky question to answer is What is NLP? I’ve been an NLP practitioner for about a decade now, and I still don’t like being asked that question! You can describe NLP in a lot of different ways, and that’s probably what makes it challenging. Also the name in...

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How can shamanic healing solve your problems?

By Zannah Merricks - Shamanic healing is the oldest form of energy healing. A shaman – who performs shamanism – believes that we not different from nature. For shamanic healing – that happens via the relationship between the sufferer, the spirits, and the healer – the sufferer does not need to adhere to any belief systems. Certain difficulties block our...

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What’s the fuss about gluten? by Hannah Richards

We all have friends who pertain to suffer with Gluten intolerance but what does that mean and should you be giving up gluten too? Having gluten intolerance comes with many digestive signs and symptoms that you may recognise and pass off as normal. Being gluten free is not only a very real condition but a trend that is on the...

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How does CBT work?

In CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) we work a lot with observing the thoughts in our head and how they contribute to our issues. The key principles behind CBT is that our thoughts directly create our emotions, which in turn dictate our behaviours and actions. So for example if you're expecting a phone call from a friend and you don't hear from them, the meaning you're...

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Introducing Psychotherapy at Highgate Holistic Clinic

Maybe psychotherapy could help you to start this autumn? What is Psychotherapy? The summer was good: the sun, rest and sport for your body ... and why not a bit of space, time and gym for your mind before falling into this stressful routine again?! When you have nothing but dark ideas, when it's hard to get out of your...

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Massage as a Necessity, Not a Luxury

by Kristina Mendez In my practice as a massage therapist I often hear my clients say: "It's so nice to treat myself to a massage.", "Massage is a nice treat for me." and "I've been so busy, I decided to reward myself." This can be somehow frustrating. As although massage is of itself an amazing experience and certainly feels like...

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