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Q&A with Poppy Jaman CEO of Mental Health First Aid England

Q&A with Poppy Jaman, CEO of Mental Health First Aid England, non-executive director of Public Health England and Programme Director of the City Mental Health Alliance Poppy Jaman What is the main difference between physical first aid and mental first aid? And are there any crossovers? “Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an educational course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help a person who is experiencing a mental health issue. A physical first aider is trained to stop an [...]

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Product Review: Voya Effervescence Nourishing Sugar Scrub

There are so many scrubs on the market offering the same solution for our skin… but not all of them live up to the promise of smoothing, exfoliating and reviving our skin; as well as remaining as good to the environment as possible in this modern world of chemicals and technology… Voya is a brand that began as a family operated seaweed baths company in Ireland. It wasn’t long before customers were asking for products, so they could gain the [...]

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#Esimbi Social Enterprise

Managing Director Jason Firmager was invited along to the Esimbi first year gala in London, to celebrate the work that founder of the social enterprise Tina Lobondi and her team have done during the past year. It is scientifically proven that helping others makes us feel good about ourselves, and this is perhaps one of the reasons that holistic therapy is such a rewarding job, even when it has challenges that all businesses and industries face. Tina is an award-winning fashion [...]

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The Modern Alternative…it really does work!

  GUEST BLOGGER, Claire Makarewicz. I often reflect on my fifteen year service as a Paramedic and Emergency Care Practitioner in the Ambulance Service, as the springboard that quite literally catapulted me into Holistic Health Care. I am one of many individuals who have made the bold decision to step away from a career in the NHS, not because I did not enjoy and love it, quite the opposite in fact, I love and want to save it and felt in order [...]

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How Can I Start the New Year with a New Fitness Plan that I Will Stick to?

With the approach of each new year, we all become inspired by a sense of renewal and start to develop hopes for doing things better this time around. It’s all good. But New Year’s resolutions have a sneaky way of slipping out from under you before you actually scratch the surface of achieving your goals. Whether your resolution is to lose weight faster or get more lean and chiseled, the scariest reflection remains whether or not you’ll be able to [...]

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How Can I Stay Motivated to Exercise Through the Winter?

Fitness enthusiasts make exercising look so easy. But deep down they know the kind of commitment that is necessary to push themselves. You’ll be surprised how much of inner drive it takes just to stick to a training schedule. When the colder months come around this becomes even more challenging. It’s actually easier to walk away and retreat into hibernation. But it doesn’t have to be that way at all. Here are some tips to help you beat those [...]

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