Alternative Health

The Alexander Technique, Not Just for Christmas

Susanna Scouller | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Scouller

Christmas is an exciting time to dress up, and whether to impress colleagues at the office party, or to wow friends and family, it's important to ensure that you're looking and feeling good - not only for December but right through to next year.

Is DIY Bad for Your Health?

Laura Knowles | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

I can feel a proper mood coming on. It's a similar mood to the one I had last week, where I couldn't work the rotavator in the garden, kicked it and made my toe bleed. It was there and then I decided DIY is very bad for health.

Are Women Able to Achieve the Third Metric?

Claire Snowdon-Darling | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Snowdon-Darling

As an alternative health expert the wellbeing thing I know about, I work with it, I teach it, and I believe I am pretty hot on walking my talk. But here's the problem. A year ago my business partner Laura Knowles and I expanded our business... and I have literally run myself ragged.

Does Alternative Health Need to Step Up?

Laura Knowles | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

Alternative health, including therapies such as homeopathy, naturopathy and kinesiology has often been considered flaky and new age, sitting on the fringes of society. So when I made the decision to jack in my well-paid marketing job to do some strange unknown therapy called Kinesiology, my family were a little bemused.

Therapeutic Approaches in Reflexology

Elena Barbiero | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Barbiero

Energetically speaking, there are two main approaches to a reflexology treatment, and it's down to the skill of the therapist to ascertain which one is best. One can choose to act according to a non-interference principle, as simple 'catalyst': this is when there isn't really an interaction between patient and therapist. The therapist 'lends' his/her energy as a medium to support healing. The mere 'presence' of the therapist is enough to help the healing process, the treatment being the medium. A second avenue is the one of active release, where the therapist actively stimulates or seeks to modify energy patterns, having identified an imbalance.

Have Scientists Finally Found A Cure For The Common Cold?

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the cold and flu tablets, new research, reported in the Open Respiratory Medicine Journal, has found that a natural supplement could be the ans...