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The Human Endocannabinoid System

Using CBD Oils and Hemp Products for Attaining Optimal Health

It has been known for quite some time now that there are health benefits for using CBD in your every day life. In fact, back in December 2017 the World Health Organisation released a statement saying that: “CBD (Cannabinoids) show no public health risk and does not show any potential for abuse”, they even mentioned that it could have therapeutic value! So, for those of you looking to start using CBD, I am sure that comes as welcome news; [...]


Get fit for the Summer with 7 body weight exercises

Marc Dressen is a sports scientist, NLP coach, lifestyle coach and personal trainer – he shares his 7-exercise sequence perfect for getting fit quick this summer. HIIT is a style of exercise that involves intensive interval training, you can take a rest in-between your exercises or go straight to the next. These exercises use only your body weight… so ensure you wear suitable footwear and clothing. You can do these exercises after each other, or start by doing one each [...]


10 Natural Beauty Tips for long-lasting make-up for a special occasion

Most special occasions are about the outfit – but your make-up is important too. Here are some tips from industry make-up artist, Kelli Waldock It’s a tired old saying but ‘get lots of beauty sleep’. The fresher your skin is without makeup, the fresher it will be with make-up on. Ensure you keep your skin hydrated by drinking plenty of water, using a light natural moisturiser and by keeping your bedroom ventilated at nighttime. Some people like coconut oil to moisturise, [...]

Mental health first aid england

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 [...]


#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 [...]