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Anxiety Disorders & Acupuncture

Did you know that in the UK, there are over 6 million people (according to the most recent Psychiatric Morbidity Survey) suffering from anxiety and depression? There are many ways to treat these conditions, however, have you ever thought about acupuncture being a good solution?

Acupuncture is a well-known treatment extracted from ancient Chinese medicine and

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By in Meditation

How to Find Inner Calm, Your Way

When you think about meditation, it’s easy to imagine a “one size fits all” approach that you either take to immediately, or avoid forever.

After all, meditation demands a lot of patience, time, and effort, doesn’t it? That’s what’s always put me off about the idea of sitting down and trying to clear my

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By in Sports Injury

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is statistically very common. Approximately 85% of the population in the developed world will have an episode of back pain at least once in their adult life.

The cause of such prominence is not because our backs are structurally weak, but that is the general opinion, unfortunately. The term “slipped disc” is something

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By in Mindfulness

Laughter as Medicine

It has been said that laughter has benefits for health and wellbeing. If so, the recently published book of Lost Voice Guy (AKA Lee Ridley) – ‘I’m only in it for the parking’ (published this April) should be given out freely to every household and a copy put in every hotel room and bed-and-breakfast. Lee, best known for winning ‘Britain’s

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Meditation: The Doorways In

There are 2 common methods used in meditation, the purpose of which is to find our true nature, who we are. The two methods are “the looking method” and “the resting method”. In Christian mystical traditions, Via Positiva and Via Negativa (respectively). The looking method suggests ‘Seek and you will find’. The resting method suggests ‘give

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