Well-being or ill-being?

The great buddhist monk Thich Naht Hahn speaks frequently of well-being compared to ill-being. This is one of my favourite YouTubes on the subject. The Teachings of the Four Noble Truths . When the Buddha confirms the existence of Ill-being, he confirms the existence of well-being too. By this confirmation…

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Well….

The ancient spring in Gainford has a spiritual quality, and is known as a Holy well or Sacred Spring. The spring produces sulphurous water, an important mineral for health. It was found by accident; in searching for coal in the mid 1800s the borehole produced a spring of water. Located…

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Zoom consultation

I am offering Zoom consultations!  Those of you who do not wish to attend a clinic face-to-face in the current pandemic will benefit from this. These consultations last one hour. They are supported by an Action Sheet with recommendations for you to put into your daily routine. To give you…

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Keeping surfaces clean (read warnings at end of blog).

ginger roots

COVID-19 is a lipid virus (meaning its single-strand RNA is enveloped in a bubble of lipid or fatty molecules).  It is highly susceptible to soap and disinfectants, as are most other viruses. To begin, clean the surfaces first with simple soap and water. Once the surfaces are clean of dirt,…

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Bee Happy :)

One of my favourite web sites is www.indigo-herbs.co.uk where they sell everything you could want for health! One of my favourites, as a previous hay fever sufferer (but thankfully am no more) is bee pollen granules. Not only is it considered an immune system builder but also it enhances energy and vitality. Hippocrates,…

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Beta Glucans for immunity!

Beta Glucans offer a wealth of support for health and immunity. The powerful web site webmed.com has a long list of the benefits of Beta Glucans. These include, but are not limited to, high cholesterol, hay fever, eczema, upper airways infections, high blood pressure, inflammation in the digestive tract and…

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Immunity starts in the mouth

Oil pulling therapy has its roots in the Ayurvedic tradition. It involves rinsing your mouth with coconut oil for between 5 and 20 minutes. This has the effect of improving the health and appearance of both the teeth and soft tissues of the mouth. However it also acts to systematically pull…

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What you put on your skin matters

Consultation Cynthia Sillars

The Environmental Working Group considers these facial cleanser ingredients to be among the worst of the “Most Wanted” offenders… Fragrance (includes phthalates) – A collection of many different chemicals, earns one of EWG’s worst scores for toxic effects to organ systems, allergies and irritation of the skin, eyes and lungs.…

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Insomnia

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Not to be able to sleep can be one of the most debilitating conditions. It leaves you worn out and unable to cope with life. Matthew Walker’s book, “Why we Sleep” gives insight into insomnia. He explains what might accidentally be spoiling our chances of a good night’s sleep. He describes…

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Blackwell Business Centre – rooms to rent

Blackwell Business Centre is a great place to work! Since its conception over twenty years ago it has been a launch pad for new businesses as well as a platform for small businesses to thrive and grow. The easy in/easy out terms of rental are a godsend for those who…

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