Tag: Abergavenny

Did you sleep well last night?

Why is it that so many of us struggle to get a good night’s sleep?  Scientists will tell you that the artificial light of our modern world the so-called ‘blue light’ can cause sleep disturbance. With the advent of social media and the need to feel constantly in contact with the world looking at a phone or a tablet is…

11 steps to a perfect diet!

Food is by far the most powerful intervention you can make to alter your state of health. This is something I see time and again in clinic. These are 11 core elements that I get all of my clients to follow as they pursue good health and well-being.  The beauty of following my 11 core diet principles is that you can…

How does Psychotherapy work?

Psychotherapy: The term derives from the Greek words psyche, meaning mind, spirit, soul and therapeia – healing. Psychotherapy, essentially, is talking therapy. While friends and family may be sympathetic to your unhappiness, it may be difficult to discuss the source of your psychological discomfort with those close to you. Or, you may not know what the source is, but have…

Finding your way into Shamanism?

“Shamanism is a beautiful, democratic and empowering spiritual system. This heart centred practice is a path of direct revelation connecting you to Spirit.” Shamanism is one of the great spiritual systems for healing, awakening and transforming our lives. The resurgence of Shamans and Welsh Shamanic practices comes at a critical time when we are fearful of what is happening and…

Boosting Fertility with Acupuncture.

  Here at Abergavenny Natural Therapy Centre our Acupuncturist, Maxine Smillie is a one of the founding members of the Zita West network for Reproductive Health as an Affiliated Acupuncturist.The Zita West organisation is the UK’s No 1 for preconception, planning, natural fertility, IVF, pregnancy and post-natal support. Built on the ground breaking work of midwife, fertility and pregnancy expert Zita West…

Abergavenny Cycling

  We’re getting really excited about the National Road Race Championship  in Abergavenny. Especially as we will have ideal view of the Road Race final laps from our Therapy Rooms! All the Sportsmen and women involved in the Races will be elite riders and a consequence of having great physical form is having great healing abilities. Even a broken collar…

Sleep (or lack of it!)

  Research revealed this week again tells us what we probably know already that a lack of sleep is bad for our health Prof Smith from the University of Surrey concluded from his study that “Clearly sleep is critical to rebuilding the body and maintaining a functional state, all kinds of damage appear to occur. If we can’t actually replenish and replace…