WHAT IS THIS RESEARCH ABOUT? This is a systematic review collating research from 12 relevant studies with the objective of reviewing the effectiveness and safety of of mind-body interventions in CFS and ME. 7 studies were prospective randomised controlled trials. The remaining 5 studies were single arm experiments (which essentially means no controls were included), […]
Breathwork is a simple yet powerful practice that involves consciously controlling and regulating breathing patterns. It has been used for centuries in various cultures as a tool for improving physical, mental, and emotional well-being. In recent years, breathwork has gained popularity in the wellness community, and for good reason – there are numerous health benefits […]
Breathwork is a holistic practice that involves intentionally changing the way you breathe to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. While the practice has been used for centuries in various cultures and traditions, modern scientific research is now providing evidence to support the health benefits of breathwork. HOW DOES IT WORK….ON THE BODY? One of […]
Ayahuasca is an Amazonian psychedelic plant medicine that has been used for thousands of years, by indigenous shaman across the upper Amazon throughout Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Brazil. Unlike all other sacred plant medicines, ayahuasca is made from two plants – the ayahuasca vine (Banisteriopsis caapi) and the leaf of the chacruna plant (Psychotria viridis). […]
Dr. Zoe Watson is a GP who has recently founded her own company Make and Create, which aims to use creativity to support our mental health and well-being. She makes jewellery, candles and all sorts of kits to help people make their own creative projects, as well as holding workshops to bring people together, meditate with our hands, and unleash our inner artist.
Caroline Macrory is a psychologist who has specialised in trauma, who is working on the front line of this pandemic as a newly qualified mental health social worker. With rates of domestic violence, unemployment and mental illness soaring, there has never been greater pressure on our social services. Tune in to hear about her first-hand […]
Therapeutic Writing can be simply described as the intentional use of writing for a therapeutic purpose – in other words for reflection, growth, stress relief or healing. It is a valuable tool and importantly it is flexible – can be used anywhere – and it is free!
Emma Amoscato is the creator of the S.M.I.L.E. system and helps people overcome anxiety, worries and ‘what ifs’. The system is based on using the science of the smile to stop spiralling negative thought patterns and panic. It combines psychological and holistic therapies to dig deeper and unravel people’s thoughts and behaviours. Emma is currently […]