Tag - happy

#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 [...]

Read more...

What is your PH Balance?

The body struggles to fight the cascade of acidic substances it is exposed to on a daily basis – food, pollution, chemicals and even its own internal bio-chemicals add to the on-going load. Initially, the natural neutralising minerals are used to re-balance the pH; however, a continually increasing load results in an over-acidic environment. As the body then begins to struggle to cope, it sets up a defence mechanism to try to limit the damaging actions of the acid by [...]

Read more...

Words to keep us feeling positive…

No matter how positive your outlook on life, life is life, and stuff just happens, and it is natural to respond to these situations… accepting emotions and letting go are all great strategies… as you want to avoid having a not bothered attitude, as to say an apathetic approach to life and all it has to throw at you… Here are ten feel-good sayings for you to jot down and reading when you feel the need: We get what we focus on, [...]

Read more...

Vitamin E and other antioxidants linked to lung cancer

Vitamin E and other antioxidants linked to lung cancer | Study finds why some supplements might be risky… I often get asked by my patients what supplements or vitamins they should be taking. I am of the opinion that the best way to get vitamins and nutrients is through your diet, through the food that you cook into a delicious meal. Now research has shown that gulping down vitamin E supplements may not be such a good idea. New preliminary research in [...]

Read more...

What is your resting facial expression?

Stylist magazine recently brought to my attention a syndrome called Bitchy Resting Face (BRF) which “is basically an expression (or rather a non-expression), that makes people think you’re in a bad mood, when actually you’re not. In fact, you’re probably not thinking about a lot, to be honest.” There’s even a spoof public service announcement about the condition on YouTube which has gone viral. In my practice as a cosmetic acupuncture specialist, I help many people with the effects of ageing. The two most common issues [...]

Read more...

Don’t Be a Skeptic: Study Finds Cynics May Be More Likely to Develop Dementia

We all know that having a positive attitude in life is the ideal – banish all the self-doubt, negativity and skepticism for a much healthier mind and body. But while it may seem a bit self-help bookish to some, a new study has shown a possible link between cynical people being more likely to develop dementia. Anna-Maija Tolppanen, one of the study’s authors and a professor at the University of Eastern Finland, explains: There have been previous studies that showed that people who [...]

Read more...