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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.

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Dissection FAQs

Dissection FAQs by Julian Baker, Dissection course leader, Functional Fascia In 1996 I attended my 1st dissection course with Gil Hedley in San Francisco. The whole process was a revelation to me and since then I have started to run my own dissection courses along...

Written by Caroline Le Vine

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In arrogance we assume....

There is a phrase that you may have heard that goes "To assume makes an ass out of U and me (Ass U Me). I beg to differ! I think that to assume doesn't make an ass out of anyone...

Written by Alun Jones

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Health Spa treatments in Ancient Egypt

About the author: Suzy Chiazzari - best-selling author and principal of Iris International School of Colour Therapy.  Offers courses in Ancient Egyptian colour, sekhem and gem mastery and Colour aromatherapy.  Website:  http://www.iriscolour.co.uk HEALTH SPA TREATMENTS IN ANCIENT EGYPT   I have had a life-long passion for...

Written by Suzy Chiazzari

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Shiatsu

Shiatsu is a form of traditional Japanese bodywork which stimulates the body's natural healing ability by applying gentle pressure to points across the body....

Written by Samantha Haywood

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Tai Chi: the health/martial arts link

The Tai chi group at Shefford which practices at the Community Hall in Ampthill Road every Sunday from 19.00 to 21.00 hrs explores the link between martial arts and health through their practice of Tai Chi, which is widely recognised...

Written by Ian Deavin

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Psychological and emotional preparation for IVF brings numerous benefits

Psychological and emotional preparation for IVF brings numerous benefits including an improved likelihood of success -The Fertile Body Method Authors: Sjanie Hugo Wurlitzer Hyp. Dip, HG Dip, B.A, Jane Evans NLP Pract, BSc, Sandra Znidar PhD, MA, MAS Outline: 1.      Introduction 2.      Why we...

Written by Sjanie Hugo Wurlitzer

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The Importance of Stillness

When was the last time you were still? Without stillness we are trapped within our habits, whether they are belief structures, physical habits or learnt emotional responses, about the way the world works and our place within it. It is the...

Written by Daska Hatton

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CAMEL MIND - a different slant on mindfulness

It's true that camels don’t get a very good press, what with having bad breath, being ornery, smelly, not exactly lyrical … but wait, have you looked closely?  I don’t mean too up close and personal, but close enough to...

Written by Simon Cole

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Do You Have Toxic People in Your Life?

Toxic people sap your energy and leave you depleted, feeling bad, angry, doubting of yourself. Toxic people do not respect you, your truth, your will, your feelings. They do not honor you. Toxic people can destroy your self-esteem, your self-confidence, the trust in...

Written by Piercarla Garusi

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Be Your Best Self

As human beings, we do not live in a vacuum. We are social creatures and years of hearing others tell us who they think we are and what they think we are capable of can have a huge impact on...

Written by Jane Yeomans

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Herbs and Natural Healing for Coughs

What is a cough? A cough is an involuntary reflex (it can also be performed voluntarily) and as such is the bodies way of attempting to clear any unwanted secretions or irritants (eg mucous, accidentally inhaled water, dust or smoke etc)...

Written by Deanna Millard

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How to Prevent Yourself from Picking up Unwanted Energies from Your Clients

Have you ever felt drained after giving healing, listening to someoneâ??s problems or just being with someone? These are all signs of picking up unwanted energies.    The aura is our natural protective barrier on an energetic level. The aura is made...

Written by Simon Heather

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