Posts by Sue Leach

Releasing pain with polarity therapy

Is pain holding you back in life?

Jane Seaman describes how releasing pain with polarity therapy could enable you to have a whole new lease of life, get fresh energy – possibly even make some big changes or kickstart a new life Pain is insidious. It can take over your life. Physical pain clouds your emotions, emotional pain eventually manifests somewhere physically…

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Would you like to live without pain?

Yes, you can! Join The Hub’s therapists for a talk on how it is possible to reduce or even eradicate your pain, whether recent or longterm, and live without painkillers • Natural non–drug alternatives to painkillers • What is pain? How does it work? • Richard Newman and Jane Seaman share their experience of treating…

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Avoid chemicals in nail varnish

Get your toes out, girls! Harmlessly…

It’s that time of year at last, with the sun out and licence to air your toes. But did you know that every time you coat your nails in polish you’re actually giving your body a dose of toxicity? You may avoid eating ready-made food, preservatives and additives… try not to take drugs… shun weedkillers…

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How sound waves can benefit your mental health

Say om to depression and anxiety

We recently received a newsletter from Jonathan Barrett, owner of Sound Travels, who supplied The Hub’s magical Himalayan bowl and wind chimes. In it he interviewed Lyz Cooper, founder of The British Academy of Sound Therapy (BAST), who talks about using sound and music not only to improve health and well-being, but to help prevent…

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It is advisable to take probiotics at the same time as antibiotics

Probiotics myths: Don’t take probiotics while on antibiotics

For a long time it was considered a waste of money to take probiotics while on antibiotics. Now that’s no longer the case: taking a good-quality probiotic alongside antibiotics can help reduce the risk of antibiotic side-effects Probiotics are bacteria (apart from S. boulardii), which means they’re susceptible to being killed by antibiotics. So it…

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How to nurture your Wood Element, the Traditional Chinese Element that is strongest in spring

Naturopathic support for spring

Have you recently started struggling with migraines, sinus issues, eye pain, liver problems, painful or heavy periods, skin rashes or acne, muscle cramps or pains in your joints? Odds are you’re suffering from a seasonal imbalance – here’s our naturopathic nutritionist Rhi Hepple’s advice on the support your body needs at this time of year…

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Breathing properly is essential for health and well-being

The Breath is life’s teacher

This is a beautiful, beautiful poem that Shelley Edwards, our yoga instructor and NLP practitioner, shared with us at her recent yoga retreat. It’s all about the way we should all cherish our breathing… Having a shallow-breathing stressy day? Never pause to take a deep breath in life? Then read on… The way you breathe…

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Benefits of homeopathy for mental health

A quarter of the UK population will experience some kind of mental health problem in any year, yet conventional medicine has so far failed to find any solution to this growing problem. Homeopathy, on the other hand, has been shown to work as well as anti-depressants and better than placebos. [4] Homeopathy is one of…

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qigong class

Movement, relaxation and meditation

Activate and move stagnant energy in your body and mind to find balance and harmony within and without! A fun new class from our polarity therapist Jane Seaman As a polarity therapist and teacher, I help people find balance and health in their lives. As part of this therapy we use movement, relaxation and meditation…

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Bio yogurt containing probiotics

Probiotic myths: you can get all the probiotics you need from your diet

Forget the advertising hype: probiotic yogurts and fermented food just aren’t the same as taking a probiotic supplement. And eating well is not alone guaranteed to deliver the same health benefits to your gut bacteria as a good probiotic supplement Your diet is the first place to start for many aspects of your health. To…

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