Tag: Relaxation

Get ready for National Relaxation Day!

A very famous bear once said ‘Doing nothing often leads to the very best of something’ and thats exactly what National Relaxation Day is about. National Relaxation Day on August 15th encourages us to slow down and unwind. It’s a day to focus on taking care of ourselves and take a moment to relax. National Read more…

How to Relax – Part Five – A Simple Visualisation Exercise

The next step in our essential relaxation guide is this simple visualisation exercise This exercise involves using an image as a way to focus the mind. Create in your mind an ideal spot to relax. It can be: real or imaginary somewhere you will find restful, calming, safe and happy a place you would want 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 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…

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…

The Holistic List is now LIVE and inviting holistic practitioners to sign up

Are you a practising complementary therapist? Be part of something huge and sign up to www.holisticlist.co.uk now. The Holistic List is an online register that was developed by a team of complementary therapists who, in their previous lives as jet-setting business people, found it difficult to find suitable, good, treatments for themselves when travelling on Read more…