What is the meaning of the word ‘Holistic’.  It is used in so many way in contemporary society, but what does it relate to?

In short: “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” expresses the essence of holism, a term coined by the great South African general and statesman Jan Smuts in 1926.

The Merriam-Webster definition:

holistic

adjective

ho·lis·tic | \ hō-ˈli-stik  \

Definition of holistic

1of or relating to holism
2relating to or concerned with wholes or with complete systems rather than with the analysis of, treatment of, or dissection into parts holistic medicine attempts to treat both the mind and the body holistic ecology views humans and the environment as a single system
 

What does it mean to us?

Mind, Body and Spirit or Mind, Body and Life.  It is the balancing or bringing into balance all the parts of life.
We work with practitioners who specialise in holistic treatment from Aromatherapy to Holistic Dentistry.  Helping you make smarter choices and getting the highest benefit from any treatment.
 
Unfortunately not all services we offer through our network are covered by the NHS, they do offer many ‘mind’ based services however not much beyond that, thus we wanted to increase the holism of the services already offer and bring them together in a holistic platform.  Creating the first multidisciplinary directory or vetted holistic practitioners.
 

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MIND

We all have mental health, just like we all have physical health. Looking after your inner world, is just as important as looking after your physical body.


Some 
resources

Understanding mental health
Talking about mental health
Five ways to wellbeing
Mental health awareness training

Some of the symptoms
if your mind is not balanced
Anxiety
Depression
Stress
Bereavement

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BODY

Taking steps to stay physically well helps you get more out of life for longer. Moving more, eating more healthily, avoiding unhealthy habits, and understanding your body.

Our practitioners in the Fitness and Nutritional Practices would be able to help.

Why not try:

  • Personal training
  • New nutritional eating plan
  • Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Alternative medical treatment

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LIFE

Good social wellbeing comes from a sense of belonging and inclusion. Relationships, finance, lifestyle and our social interactions affect us on a day to day basis. Living a life of Gratitude will help keep you in balance.

Some treatments to recommend:

  • Couple Therapy
  • Holistic Accountants
  • Reiki
  • Holistic Courses
 

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