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Enhancing your breathing capacity in the face of Covid-19

Posted by Fiona Gavine on the 04th May 2020

A brief guide to enhancing your breathing capacity in the face of COVID-19 by Sue Watson, Craniosacral Therapist Data is showing that approx 15% of COVID-19 cases are severe enough to need hospital treatment for breathing difficulties, in the most severe cases requiring ventilation in an intensive care setting. That means there may be many …read more

Working from Home and The Art of Improvisation

Posted by Fiona Gavine on the 04th May 2020

Working from Home and The Art of Improvisation by Sue Watson, Craniosacral Therapist. So many of us find ourselves working from home having left the workplace with minimum time to take what we could in the event of several weeks at home.  Some will be fortunate enough to have a study, an office space or …read more

How to Boost Your Immunity during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted by Fiona Gavine on the 24th April 2020

HOW TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNITY DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. By Joanne Brown It seems lockdown means different things to different people.  Apparently if you are older then you will be exercising more than normal and sadly if you are younger then you are likely to be feeling lonely.  It also appears that we are not …read more

How Epsom Salts and Bicarbonate of Soda Baths can help you feel better.

Posted by Fiona Gavine on the 14th April 2020

By Andrea Lagunas . Massage,  Myofascial Release and KCR Therapist. April 2020.   AFTER CARE:  HOW EPSOM SALTS AND BICARBONATE OF SODA BATHS CAN HELP YOU FEEL BETTER?  Many of my clients would tell you that I suggest taking a bath twice a week with Epsom salts and bicarbonate of soda, as part of their …read more

Surviving and Thriving in Isolation

Posted by Fiona Gavine on the 14th April 2020

Surviving and Thriving in Isolation by Dr. Holly Trengrouse, Chartered Counselling Psychologist. April 2020   23rd of March 2020. A day that will be remembered from this day forward as the day that the UK was put into lockdown. Schools, colleges and universities closed. Working from home. Maximum of two packets of toilet rolls per …read more

Living through a global pandemic with chronic health conditions: how to protect your mental health.

Posted by Fiona Gavine on the 14th April 2020

 By Dr Liza Morton, Chartered Counselling Psychologist.  April 2020. Like many people living with a serious medical condition my complex cardiac history puts me at greater risk of serious complications from COVID-19. Initially, I struggled to find expert advice during a fast moving situation where nobody had the answers. I decided to stop going out …read more

10 tips to protect your mental health in a time of Coronavirus

Posted by Fiona Gavine on the 14th April 2020

                By Dr Nicola Cogan, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, NHS Lanarkshire/Psychology Lecturer, University of Strathclyde & Dr Liza Morton, Counselling Psychologist/Psychology Teaching Fellow, University of Strathclyde. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, we all need to protect our mental health and wellbeing. We face great uncertainty, and in …read more

Cold hands, warm hearts: Keeping the winter blues at bay

Posted by Fiona Gavine on the 15th December 2017

By Rebecca Pfister. Young Persons’ Counsellor at One Allan Park Wellbeing Clinic If you are suffering from symptoms like these, contact us. It’s that time of year again when gifts need to be bought, cards need to be written, dinners need to be had and Christmas trees need to be decorated. Family, food and the festive cheer add …read more

Osteoarthritis of the knee: chamomile can help!

Posted by Fiona Gavine on the 15th December 2017

If you are suffering from symptoms like these, contact us. What is ostearthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative condition that affects the joints, causing pain and stiffness. According to Arthritis Research UK, it is ‘by far the most common form of joint disease, affecting people all over the world and approximately 8 million people in …read more

Debunking psychological ‘talking’ therapy

Posted by Fiona Gavine on the 15th December 2017

By Dr Liza Morton, Chartered Counselling Psychologist If you are suffering from the symptoms described below, contact us.  Understanding mental health Mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, affect more than a third of the population each year. Unfortunately, many people face barriers to finding help such as discrimination and a lack of understanding. …read more

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