Author Archives: Lisa

The holistic approach to health

Recently someone who asked me what I did as work said he had no idea what a holistic therapist was.  What exactly is a holistic approach to health?  In my book it’s looking at the whole picture when you become … Continue reading

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Plant spirits

We’ve just got back from Corsica which is the most beautiful place I’ve ever been.  Having previously stayed near Calvi in the Northwest and Porto Vecchio in the Southeast, this time we choose to spend a week just over the … Continue reading

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Dowsing

“The use of pendulum or rods to find water or minerals” “the use of apparently paranormal powers to make discoveries” Hamish Miller, The Definitive Wee Book on Dowsing. A few days ago some friends and I set out into nearby … Continue reading

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School aromatherapy day

Last week I spent a day in a local school doing aromatherapy with some of the pupils.  We looked at where different essential oils come from and why we might use them.  We sniffed a lot of oils and their … Continue reading

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May 4th

I’ve been a bit lacking in my rendition of the pagan calendar, after Imbolc we had the spring equinox and then on Sunday there was Beltane – or May Day as you might know it.  I was going to write … Continue reading

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Cake and Death

Recently I went to a rather usual event, a Death Café.  About twenty people met up at a tearoom in Gresford (Serendipity) to “drink tea, eat cake and discuss death”, the idea being that by breaking down the barriers around … Continue reading

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Imbolc

One of my resolutions this year is to get back to nature more, having been doing a lot of studying and working over the past few years I haven’t made enough time to get outside, tend my garden and allotment, … Continue reading

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What’s ahead in 2016?

The winter solstice is an appropriate time to think about what’s happened in the past year and what we hope will come in the next. 2015 has been a busy year for me and I hope 2016 will be too. … Continue reading

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How many therapy sessions should you have?

This is a question I often get asked, particularly by clients who are new to complementary therapies, possibly because they are used to having a course of treatment laid out or prescribed for them by a GP or other allopathic … Continue reading

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Which treatment is best for me?

My road to becoming a holistic therapist began when I first had a reflexology treatment – I’d always liked a bit of a foot massage and was very grateful when my birthday turned up a voucher for a local treatment.  … Continue reading

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