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The writings published here may or may not reflect the opinions of the people working at CHIS-UK. They are published here to help you develop a greater understanding of the different attitudes and beliefs held by many in the field of holistic health.

The Power of Persistence

By Piercarla Garusi | Date published: 29-09-2007

 I went recently to see the movie 'The Pursuit of Happiness'; if you haven't seen it, please go, it is great. It could be the story of so many of us and it is about some of the most important qual (more...)

Are YOU Your Own Leader?

By Piercarla Garusi | Date published: 29-09-2007

Perhaps you are wondering: what does it mean being my own leader?  Well, among the aspects of being your own leader are that you are your own authority, you think independently, you liv (more...)

Herbal Medicine, Plant Spirit Shamanism, and Homeopathy

By Howard G Charing | Date published: 20-09-2007

The 'doctrine of signatures' is at the heart of homeopathy, folk medicine, and plant shamanism. The doctrine was revealed by the great alchemist and physician Paracelus who lived in the 16th Centur (more...)

Hypnotherapy for children and adoelscents works better and quicker than hypnotherapy with adults!!!

By Amreeta Chapman | Date published: 19-09-2007

 Hypnotherapy can benefit children more than adults! You do not need to have your child hypnotized: if your child is suffering from an emotiona (more...)

Energy Pick ups and de-stressors

By Kay Scott | Date published: 13-09-2007

 1. Drink Water: One 250ml glass for every 10 kg of body weight or one 10oz glass for every 30lbs of body weight. Plus 1 glass for every cup of tea coffee or caffeinated dr (more...)

So you are a complementary therapist, but have you got the right attitude to marketing?

By Kim Richardson | Date published: 08-09-2007

  If you are a complementary therapist, coach or counsellor, your approach to marketing may be what I call the ‘Grudge Approach’. You know in your heart of hearts that you need to do it, (more...)

Self Healing Meditation For New Beginnings

By Linda K | Date published: 29-08-2007

New beginnings always remind me of the game we used to play in the younger years where we would put our hand in a bag and never know what will pop out! It brings out the best and wo (more...)

Environmental Yoga

By Gideon James Reeve | Date published: 28-08-2007

   Gideon Reeve - June 2007   Environmental Yoga (more...)

Reiki from the Heart - Losing the Ego

By Myra Hodgson | Date published: 25-08-2007

 REIKI FROM THE HEART - LOSING THE EGO It is very easy for students (and even Masters are students) to get carried away when practising Reik (more...)

A Drug-free Approach to Stress and Depression

By Joy Healey | Date published: 20-08-2007

As modern life seems to spiral further and further out of control, more and more people are turning to their doctors, asking for medication to help them beat stress and depre (more...)

Weight Loss - A New Approach

By Joy Healey | Date published: 20-07-2007

Here in the UK it seems as if the newspapers have been full of information on dieting and weight loss recently. What with genes and yo-yo diets, it's a hot topic. Quoting directly fr (more...)

Freeing Energy with EFT

By Sally Canning | Date published: 19-07-2007

This article was first published in The International Therapist Magazine, (May 2007). the Membership Journal for The Federation of Holistic Therapists. Emotional Freedom Technique (more...)

Food Intolerance

By Donna Milligan | Date published: 06-07-2007

Could the food that you are eating be causing your tiredness, spots, irritibilty , memory loss or digestive problems? Food intolerance is far more common than true allergy and it can produce a r (more...)

The Energetic Revolution Begins/Scio Therapy

By Donna Milligan | Date published: 06-07-2007

It all began with a space project by NASA to find ways to keep astronauts healthy in deep space.  They could not take enough medicine to support a long mission and needed to develop alterna (more...)

Reiki and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

By Juliet Pankhurst | Date published: 06-07-2007

   An Investigation into the Effects of Reiki (a Complementary Therapy) On the Symptoms of M.E.   Introduction (more...)

Reiki and Multiple Sclerosis

By Juliet Pankhurst | Date published: 06-07-2007

   Thirteen Case Studies to Investigate the Effects of Reiki on the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis Juliet Pankhurst – RGN, Reiki Master (more...)

Are You T.A.T.T ? (Tired all the time)

By Donna Milligan | Date published: 06-07-2007

A common symptom of modern day life is TATT – this is the shorthand that doctors and therapists use for being ‘tired all the time’. Tiredness itself is not a disease but a symptom. Tiredness can (more...)

Top tips for body confidence

By Ruth Rosselson | Date published: 19-06-2007

Top tips for body confidence The sun has been out and the clothes have been coming off, but how comfortable are you showing off your bod (more...)

Magical Midsummer Healing

By Lynn Evans | Date published: 16-06-2007

June 21st is the Summer Solstice; the magical festival of Midsummer when the Sun reaches its highest point in the sky. The lighter evenings and long days draw us ou (more...)

Attitude for Greatness

By Piercarla Garusi | Date published: 12-06-2007

What is attitude? It is what you think, believe, feel, expect, act, in relation to yourself, life, people, and your goals. Attitude can be positive or it can be negative; it can be limiting or it c (more...)

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