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?

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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NEW *EXCLUSIVE* Pregnancy Package Promotion at Highgate Holistic Clinic 

The Pregnancy Package flows from the concept of holistic practice. All of us have a holistic approach to health, meaning we believe you cannot treat one part of the body without it affecting the whole. Also, as you very well know, body and mind are inextricably linked. All of our treatments support you through different aspects and stages of pregnancy...

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The benefits of Aromatherapy Massage during pregnancy

I've never experienced 9 months of pregnancy, giving birth or breastfeeding a baby for myself. I do not know how it feels and so I will not patronise you or pretend I know it all. I have read the books, attended the courses and observed my pregnant family members and friends, so I have an idea what it might be...

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How lack of confidence can affect your life*  

Not having the confidence to confront issues at work or with your family can have a negative effect on your health and well-being. We don't want to dwell on the negative, but these are some factors that we need to consider when we don't feel confident in our lives: we may not ask for what we want (a job promotion,...

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Spring  Season Remedies

The days are lengthening, Daffodils are blooming; it's Springtime! Use homeopathy to avoid and treat some of the inevitable accidents and pitfalls of the season and for some tips post Easter. With the more clement weather, you want to be outdoors – is this when you start with HAY FEVER symptoms? For the seasonal symptoms and self help measures, see...

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