The wintry weather has begun to arrive. It’s time to make sure the season does not turn into a misery with the colds and flu that often plague us this time of year. A few homeopathic remedies can help! Continue reading “The ABC’s of Homeopathic Cold Remedies”
The first official London Wednesday Night skate of 2002 hit Piccadilly, Soho, South Bank and Holborn big style last night. Estimated numbers were somewhere in the region of 320 inline skaters, quad skaters and boarders. Continue reading “Photos from London”
So how do we control stress? First of all, the perception of control is vital. Those people who possess an external locus of control (that is, we feel powerless when confronted by stress) tend to suffer the most. We generally deal with stress in one of three ways: We fight it head-on, we attempt to reduce its impact or we run away from it. Clients suffering from depression often have an exaggerated external locus of control, in addition to other unhelpful “attribution styles.”
The very nature of M.E., with its physical and emotional peaks and troughs, leads to heightened awareness. Regular fatigue may be subconsciously intensified to a point where we fear a relapse is inevitable. So called “good days” may result in boredom and frustration, “bad days” in depression and anxiety. We may feel that we are “paying the price” when “normal” behaviour (a walk in the park, an evening out with friends) results in exhaustion and a reoccurrence of symptoms. Continue reading “A Psychotherapeutic Approach to Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Part 2”
Rather like the conundrum of the chicken and the egg, it is difficult to know which comes first in the case of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis – depression, which develops as a result of having a chronic, debilitating illness, or is it a somatic disorder, masquerading as an organic disease?
Vitamins are essential for tissue building, energy release, digestion and cell building. A balanced diet is the ideal source of vitamins, but most people do not eat a balanced diet. Because of this a multi-vitamin is recommended to ensure that all the important vitamins are being obtained. Continue reading “Youth Fitness and Nutrition Post 4”
Free Weights and Weight Machines
Free weights and machines are the most common form of strength training. This form of exercise is safer and is more effective when young athletes have developed physically. Lifting free weights is not recommended for children under the age of 12. When training with free weights and machines all children should follow safety guidelines.
Continue reading “Youth Fitness and Nutrition Post 3”
Are you wondering how to find a qualified physician who can work with you in many ways besides just Western Allopathic medicine? Well, then, this is good news for you. Read on.
December 3rd to 6th, 2000, in Denver, Colorado, The University of Colorado School of Medicine and the American Board of Holistic Medicine co-sponsored the first ABHM Board Review Course and test for Board Certification in Holistic Medicine. Continue reading “Doctors for the New Millennium”
Below, I have listed some examples of different kinds of exercises that can be safely performed by children. Children should always exercise with adult supervision. Continue reading “Youth Fitness and Nutrition Post 2”
Children are spending more and more time in front of the television or playing video games. It is no wonder more and more American children are overweight and out of shape. Children who are not taught to live a healthy lifestyle will most likely grow up to be unfit adults. What can you do to help the child or children in your life become fit? It is not an easy task in a time where physical education classes are only offered twice a week or in many cases not at all. Continue reading “Youth Fitness and Nutrition Post 1”