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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.

What is Acupuncture?

By Laura Jerrard | Date published: 24-04-2008

Traditional Chinese medicine of which acupuncture, Chinese herbal remedies and tui na massage and Chinese dietary therapy are the four major constituents, has developed over millennia (more...)

How NLP and Metaphysics Can Improve the Emotional Wellbeing of Employees

By Piercarla Garusi | Date published: 23-04-2008

I am sure you would agree that the most important resource of a business is not really the product or service, nor in the customers; it is actually in the employees, without whom the business would n (more...)

Thai Yoga Massage

By Francesca Canzano | Date published: 16-04-2008

“In the temples of Thailand many centuries ago, a dynamic bodywork therapy based on Yoga, Ayurveda and the martial arts was born. In this unique healing system of Thai Yoga Massage, the practition (more...)

A Nutritional Approach to Migraine Self-Help

By Joy Healey | Date published: 10-04-2008

If you, or someone you love, is a migraine sufferer, you'll know the devastating effect this agonising affliction can have on the whole family - not just the sufferer. Perhaps you've tried most of (more...)

Mongolian Milk Massage

By Georgeene Eastwood | Date published: 08-04-2008

For therapists used to giving a deep invigorating Swedish type massage, Mongolian Milk Massage makes a welcome change. The treatment is slow and meditative, and as relaxing to give as it is to rece (more...)

Happiness Is About Freedom... Are You Free?

By Piercarla Garusi | Date published: 06-04-2008

The Dalai Lama, in his book The Art of Happiness, says that the very purpose of life is happiness, and I am sure you agree with that. And what is happiness? (more...)

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

By Su Fox | Date published: 06-04-2008

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing is a long and unwieldy name for a new therapeutic tool that is amazingly quick and easy to use. Discovered in 1987 by Francine Shapiro in the USA, it i (more...)

Physician Heal Thyself

By Sean Bradley | Date published: 05-04-2008

How many times in our life have we been faced with the words, 'Physician Heal Thyself'? Yes, these are (more...)

Baby Massage for Colic

By Gayle Berry | Date published: 01-04-2008

SOOTHING COLIC OR WIND RELATED PROBLEMS WITH BABY MASSAGE   Colic affects many new born babies and it is distressing condition for both baby and pare (more...)

Autogenic Training: a Powerful Stress-reduction Technique

By Sam Rodin | Date published: 17-03-2008

Autogenic Therapy: a Powerful Stress reduction Technique Sam Rodin, Ph.D. Stress (more...)

Wild Goose Qigong for a Healthier Life

By Ken Morgan | Date published: 10-03-2008

Medical Qigong (pronounced chee-gung) is a form of self-healing exercise developed in China and is one part of the Traditional Chinese Medicine system. Wild Goose Qigong is one form of Medical Qigong (more...)

Ostara Healing and the Magic of Being

By Lynn Evans | Date published: 07-03-2008

The Spring Equinox is marked by the sacred festival of Ostara. This turning point of the year, when day and night are in equal balance before yielding o (more...)

Combining Flower Remedies For Yourself

By Dianna Hardy | Date published: 04-03-2008

How do you combine flower remedies for yourself? How do you choose which remedies are the most important? Why only seven remedies? For obvious reasons, diagnosing and combining for yoursel (more...)

Good Vibrations – A different way to relax!

By Sheila Hill | Date published: 01-03-2008

Music can produce sublime experiences for us; equally, it can create pain and discomfort at a physical level. Why is it that something as neutral as a piece of music can affect each of us in su (more...)

DON'T Make New Year's Resolutions!

By Jennifer McLeod | Date published: 23-02-2008

DON'T Make New Year's Resolutions!   Did you achieve the New Year's Resolutions that you promised yourself in 2007? What about 2006? 2005? Or, how ma (more...)

A Holistic Lifesyle based on Naturopathy and Yoga

By Dipak Jashapara | Date published: 17-02-2008

 MOTHER NATURE UNLIMITED   (email:  djashapara@btinternet.com – (M) 07956 (more...)

The Effect Of Vaccinations On Long-Term Disease Patterns

By Barbara Wren | Date published: 05-02-2008

THE EFFECT OF VACCINATIONS ON LONG-TERM DISEASE PATTERNS Barbara Wren, Principal of The College of Natural Nutrition, regards the customary procedure of v (more...)

Happy Valentine's Day!

By Rhona Morris | Date published: 03-02-2008

Happy Valentine's Day! Are you sending any Valentine cards this year? Imagine you are sending a very special one this year. Imagine you are sending a loving message to (more...)

Spineworks Fact Sheet

By Ian Jarvis | Date published: 15-01-2008

Bones do not move by themselves.Muscles move them.Muscles do not move by themselves.Nerves tell them.Nerves do not give the instructions by themselves.The brain tells them. (more...)

Health Defined

By Brandon Raynor | Date published: 12-01-2008

What is Health? Health is a very ill defined term. In the Western World many people see health as a black and white concept. You are healthy unless you have a disease. Many people eve (more...)

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