Health and Wellbeing

If You Come With an Open Mind, I’ll Open Your Heart

Rahanni Heart

“I’ll Open Your Heart” – That’s quite a big promise.  But what does it mean? I recently trained – and qualified – as a Rahanni Celestial Healing Practitioner, which I found to be a quite profound experience. If you’re like most people, you’re probably thinking ‘What is Rahanni Celestial Healing?’ What is Rahanni Celestial Healing…

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Why Do We Feel Pain?

Why do we feel pain

I’m sure that you’ve felt pain: When you stubbed your toe, trapped your finger, burnt your hand, felt a muscular ache or experienced the incessant throbbing of a bad headache — but why do we feel pain? Your body triggers pain for one simple reason: to protect you. Typically, when you feel pain you stop…

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Eat Your Greens

Health

We all know that saying ‘eat your greens!’ ….. but when do YOU eat your greens, or other seasonal fruit & vegetables? Do you buy fruit & vegetables all throughout the year? Or just in the summer when on a health kick? It’s safe to say that, nowadays, we are spoiled for choice. There’s such a…

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Can Exercise Cause Headaches?

Why do we feel pain

We’re always told that we should do more exercise and that it’s good for us, but you may have wondered; can exercise cause headaches? The truth is, whilst exercise is inherently good for you, some people really do experience headaches and/or migraines after working out or undertaking any kind of physical activity. No doubt, some…

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Can Sun Cream Be Bad For You?

Can Sun Cream Be Bad For You

As summer is well and truly upon us, lazy days lounging around with the family in gorgeous sunshine ticks most people’s boxes in terms of perfect leisure time. But how many of us know whether we are adequately protecting ourselves and our loved ones from harmful rays from the sun – or fully understand the…

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Hi Ho Silver Lining

Hi Ho Silver Lining

Or so the song goes – but what if the sun isn’t shining for everyone behind that cloud? Depression, anxiety and mental health issues are all invisible conditions that many, many people suffer from while feeling completely alone. Some people don’t even recognise that they’re suffering at all. At some point in our lives, we…

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Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

Skinny Equals Unhealthy

We often hear , “ don’t  judge a book by its cover ” but you probably haven’t applied the same logic to how we perceive our body. It’s a sad fact that, in society today, there’s a perception that a skinny body equals a healthy body and a larger build means you’re unhealthy. People assume…

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The Benefits of Ginger Tea

The Benefits of Ginger Tea

Following on from my post earlier on in the month, I suggested making sure that you’re drinking enough water to remain refreshed and alert in our busy lives. Not everyone enjoys drinking plain water, so if you’re after something a bit more flavourful, then I’m a huge advocate regarding the benefits of ginger tea. Ginger…

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Understanding Your Lymphatic System

Lymphatic System

The lymphatic system helps keep the body healthy by eliminating infections and diseases. Do you know what the lymphatic system is? It’s a network of tissues and organs that help rid the body of toxins, waste and other unwanted materials. The primary function of the lymphatic system is to transport lymph, a fluid containing infection-fighting…

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Is it Time to Invest in Your Health ?

Health

It’s great when you’re young, isn’t it? You don’t feel the need to invest in your health. In fact, you almost certainly took your health for granted: You probably ate all the wrong foods and ate as much as you liked – without gaining much weight. But as you hit your 40’s, and beyond, this all starts to…

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