Month: April 2020

How to Relax – Part Two – Relax Your Body

We are all pretty stressed right now, and its not always clear when your body is tense. This exercise will teach you to recognise and reduce muscle tension. You can relieve tension in any part of your body just by tensing and relaxing each muscle in turn. Follow these simple guidelines for an easy way Read more…

Hopi Ear Candles – A Relaxing and Non-Invasive Ear Treatment

Have you ever tried Hopi Ear Candles? Read on to find out more about this wonderful and relaxing treatment What are Hopi Ear Candles? Otherwise known as thermal auricular therapy, thermo-auricular therapy, or ear candling, Hopi Ear Candles are a complementary treatment which can be used to treat many sinus and ear related problems. The Read more…

Celebrate Arbor Day at Home

April 24th is Arbor Day, a holiday originating in Nebraska, USA, that encourages people around the world to plant trees. Its a time when communities would usually get together and plant a number trees in their neighbourhood. Trees provide vital protection for the Earth’s topsoil from erosion, oxygen, and homes for wildlife. They also are a Read more…

How to Relax – Part One – A five minute self-massage to relieve stress

A great way to relax is with a massage. But right now, that’s not possible. So follow these simple steps to give yourself a massage to melt away the stresses of the moment. A combination of strokes works well to relieve muscle tension. Try gentle chops with the edge of your hands or tapping with Read more…

What does a Holistic Practitioner do during Lockdown?

  In these unprecedented times, it can be difficult for holistic practitioners to continue to keep ourselves busy, because we have to adhere to the social distancing rules and therefore many of us cannot practice. The people behind the Holistic List are holistic practitioners too, so we know exactly how you feel right now. We Read more…

Holistic Health – A Short Introduction

What is Holistic Health? Here at the Holistic List, we’re always talking about holistic health, and holistic practices. But its not always clear to the outside world exactly what holistic health is. So here’s a quick introduction to give you an idea. Treating the whole person: body, mind, emotion and spirit Holistic Health is an Read more…

Ayurveda – An ancient healing system still in use today

Ayurvedic medicine has been in use for many years, originating in India, although there are some reports that it originated in prehistoric times. Classical Ayurveda texts state that medical knowledge was transmitted from the Gods to the sages and on to human physicians. A number of different techniques are involved which have evolved over at Read more…