Free Health Library at Limestone View

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Books, Homeopathy, Mindfulness, Other Health, Recipes, Slider | 2 comments

The new Settle Library is in the building at Limestone View but there is also now a free health library too. See here for Settle Library info and opening hours. In the lobby area of the Meadowsweet Rooms at Limestone View in Settle the local complementary therapists have started a free library of healthy eating and natural health books, CDs and DVDs. Pop along and have a browse and feel free to borrow anything that takes your fancy. If you have...

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New clinic in Settle

Posted by on Jan 17, 2015 in Books, Homeopathy, Mindfulness, Photos, Slider | 0 comments

After many years working at Gateway to Health in Settle the clinic closed at the end of December 2014. Paul the acupuncturist is still working from home so if you want to contact him see the Gateway to Health website. In January I started working at the therapy rooms at Limestone View on Lower Greenfoot in Settle. This is where the old Greenfoot Care Home used to be right by the rugby club. As well as retirement flats, the new library is in the...

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A journey into the deep

Posted by on Mar 9, 2014 in Homeopathy, Mindfulness, Slider | 0 comments

I had started writing a blog about the mindfulness techniques I use and then my dear friend Shirley wrote this about her experience of one of them in a Skype session we had recently… she has said it so simply and so well… I thought I’d use her words rather than mine! Original was posted by Shirley Harvey on her very brave and very honest blog   I went on a journey deep into my body today. It didn’t...

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Mind Full or Mindful

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in Mindfulness, Other Health, Research, Slider, Videos | 0 comments

I’ve been meaning to write about mindfulness for a while and this cartoon really sums it all up. It has been shared a lot on facebook and I don’t know who did the original so can’t give them the credit they deserve. I imagine some of you can relate to it! I have some great meditation tracks of various ‘flavours’ on my computer and try and listen to them regularly but when life gets busy that sort of thing is...

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Some musings on pain and painkillers.. ouch!

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in Mindfulness, Other Health, Slider, Uncategorized | 2 comments

There has been lots of stories in the news over the years about potential heart problems caused by long term use of painkillers such as ibuprofen and diclofenac (Voltarol) but the very well known link between these drugs and gastrointestinal bleeding doesn’t often get a mention.  See this old article on Ibuprofen on BBC website Doctor and medical columnist Thomas Stuttaford says in that article he thinks ibuprofen is a reasonable...

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Resolutions and Creating an Amazing Year

Posted by on Dec 29, 2013 in Mindfulness, Other Health, Slider, Uncategorized | 0 comments

New moon and new year on January 1st this year. How many of you out there start with good intentions and resolutions and within a couple of weeks those grand plans are history? I’m just as guilty as everyone else – last year my aim was to do yoga at home at least twice a week – that lasted about a month and then life got in the way and it was the first thing to go. I wrote earlier about my experiences of doing the...

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