By in Mindfulness

How to Lift Your Mood During Lockdown

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Arrange some personal time.
Give yourself some space to do some things that you enjoy.

 
Acceptance of spouse and other house members as they are.
We are all in it together. This is a phrase you hear frequently at the moment. We may all be dealing with emotional issues of not being allowed out to do

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By in Mindfulness

Kind Words for Unkind Times

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2020 is proving to be a tough year for many. The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed many lives and taken many livelihoods. Although the way forward is often spoken of as a battle between the choices of what is good for our health and what is good for the economy, it is clear that the state of the economy and the effect of it on jobs has a massive effect on both our physical and mental health.

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By in Mindfulness

So You Are Allowed Out Now…

Since beginning of this week those of us who have been shielding (meaning actually staying inside the home because of a heightened risk from corona virus) have officially been given the okay to venture outside after two and a half months of staying indoors. Great, right? Finally!

Or maybe you do not feel that great about it

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By in Mindfulness

Acceptance

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On 1st May this year, the BBC reported on a YouGov poll asking people how long they could manage in lockdown. The research indicated that 82% of UK Britons could continue in lockdown to June, 63% could continue to July but only 50% could easily carry on that way to August.

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By in Osteopathy, Sports Physiotherapy

Hip and Gluteal Pain

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Gluteus medius syndrome is one of the major causes of back pain and/or leg pain and is similar to greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS). GTPS was historically referred to, or often misdiagnosed as trochanteric bursitis (if you or a family member has ever been diagnosed with trochanteric bursitis, it may have been greater trochanteric pain syndrome).


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By in Company News

COVID19 Support Sessions

Due to the recent Government guidelines the decision has been taken, for the health and safety of therapists and clients to close The Body Matters for face to face appointments in the clinic until advised it safe to open again. We will be shifting all appointments to video consultations so that we can help to support you during this challenging time.

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By in Hypnotherapy

Counselling, Hypnotherapy and BWRT® for Those Feeling Isolated

As I write this blog, people are living with heightened anxiety of varying degrees. In years to come, much will, no doubt, be written about the events unfolding. Whether our government is taking the appropriate actions, or being overly draconian, or overly lax, is something people will only truly know with hindsight.
One aspect though, which has been hard for

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