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Self-Injury/Harm Awareness Day

1 March is Self-Injury/Harm Awareness Day (SIAD). Many people are struggling due to the impact of COVID-19 on our lives. With this in mind, raising awareness about self-injury has never been so important. Awareness leads to understanding and empathy, banishing judgement and fear. It reduces the number of people who feel alone and suffer in …

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Once Upon A Time…

26 February is ‘Tell a Fairy Tale Day’ and I think more than ever we need some fantasy and magic, where there is a happy ending. What were once oral histories, myths, and legends retold around the fire or by traveling storytellers, have been written down and become known the world over as fairy tales. …

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Why We Love Osteopathy!

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Osteopathy was born out of the desperation of a father who had lost three children to meningitis in 1864. Andrew Taylor Still was an American medical doctor. At that time, mercury-based medicine was widely used to cure the ill. The problem with that was that it either made you better or it killed you. Having …

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Covid-19: The Virus and The Vaccine

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Will the vaccine stop you catching the virus coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)? Vaccines are not designed to stop you coming into contact or catching a virus. Their aim is to reduce the symptoms and signs of the associated illness. In this case it is the virus coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and the resulting illness called COVID-19. Vaccines …

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Another Journey Around the Sun

Welcome to 2021! I think I can say that for all of us 2020 was an exceptional year; challenging, difficult, conflictual and confusing, and who knows what 2021 will bring? I think there is a feeling for many that we have lost a year, that 2020 was a write off, that we can’t wait to …

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Exercise – the best gift this Christmas

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It’s true – exercise is the best medicine there is. Why? It’s free, easy to do and has immediate effect. Without doubt, no matter what your age exercise can help you to have a healthier and happier life. Here are 10 ways that exercise can help you:

Look After YOU This Christmas

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With Christmas fast approaching it’s time take a few moments to think about how we are going to use our body in the coming weeks… and how we can look after it going into the new year. Did you know that back problems become more common over the festive season?