Category: Mind and Relaxation Practices

How to Relax – Part Four – Body Scan Meditation

Our How to Relax series continues with Part Four – Body Scan Meditation This body scan meditation is a wonderful way to relax as it can help you to become aware of each part of your body, and to relax each part in turn. Giving you a whole body relaxation session. This method is best Read more…

On V.E. Day lets talk about Mental Health

Nowadays it is commonplace to talk about our feelings and how we are affected by trauma. But during the Second World War it was a different story. How often do you hear that a grandparent or great grandparent never spoke about the war, because it was too painful? Years of memories were left unspoken and Read more…

How to relax – Part Three – Deep Breathing

The basis of any relaxation technique is knowing how to breathe. This deep breathing technique can be used either at the beginning of a longer meditation session, or simply at any time of day when you need a few minutes space, need to calm down at the end of the day, or you want to Read more…

Our Top Ten Tips for Looking After Your Pet During Lockdown

It is currently National Pet Month, so lets take a moment to appreciate those silent heroes who are always there for us, especially during lockdown Every year around about this time, National Pet Month brings together animal welfare charities, professional bodies, businesses, and schools to promote good pet ownership, raise funds for good causes and Read more…

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…

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…

How to get away from it all during lockdown

Do you need a break? With the current outbreak of Coronavirus, we all have to stay at home to stop the virus spreading. We’re all doing a great job of it, but it can be difficult to get away from it all, right? Well, with simple meditation techniques like the one i’m going to show Read more…