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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Art, Architecture and Healing the Land

Imagine you had a plot of land Â? quite a large plot of land, large enough to build a residential complex and a shopping arcade and a leisure area, perhaps restaurants, gym, leisure centre, green parkland area and other services Â? A mini...

Written by Susanna Bellini

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Heal Your Life With Transpersonal or Spiritual Hypnotherapy

Transpersonal Hypnotherapy or Spiritual Hypnotherapy as it is more commonly known, is one of the most powerful healing tools around today and has been used for centuries. The ancient Egyptians utilised the power of trance in their healing temples, where...

Written by Kimberley Lovell

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10 Ways To Boost Your Immunity

10 Ways to Boost Your Immunity   Learn how to relax - Stress increases your body's production of cortisol and adrenaline, hormones that lower immune response. Relaxation techniques -- from aerobic exercise and progressive muscle relaxation to meditation, prayer and chanting --...

Written by Dawattie Basdeo-Oldroyd

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Gua Sha Therapy

Gua Sha Therapy was once one of the five major treatments in Chinese Traditional Medicine. In the subsequent major extant historical medical text, Gua Sha Therapy was omitted and only four treatment methods were described. But it...

Written by Sabina Sabina

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Feeling stressed out? You're not alone

Stress is one of the major health problems in Western society today. What can you do to prevent a potential heart attack or nervous breakdown? ItÂ?s been deteriorating and I feel a bit burnt out...Â? It is...

Written by Helena Lundvik

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Practising Earth Energy for Reiki Practitioners

Earth energy? Don't the pagans have a monopoly on that? Well, yesÂ? and no. It may be well known that Earth energy has a significant part to play in many pagan practices, but scratch the surface of Reiki when it...

Written by Rebecca Holton

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Reiki and Buddhism

When I think about Reiki and Buddhism I find that, for me now, they are irretrievably linked. In my practice they are so close that these days they have become the same thing. This wasn't something that I started off...

Written by Rebecca Holton

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What's hooking you?

Colour Light Therapy is a holistic healing method that treats the whole spectrum of the human being from a mild headache to bringing in your soul blueprint. It uses a torch and different coloured quartz glass rods to release emotional,...

Written by Malika Premdevi

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Mindfulness and Acceptance - Learning to Let Go

6 months ago I decided to take a sabbatical, my first complete break from office work in 20 years. This, I hoped, would allow me to de-stress and return to a more natural state of body and mind Â? my...

Written by Alison Mendoza (Free Flow Healing)

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IsnÂ’t it great to be alive!

First the bad newsÂ? Giving out is like swine flu - highly contagious. If you are complaining it invites the person you are talking to to join in. One comment about the shocking weather leads to another, throw in a bad football...

Written by Liam O'Sullivan

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Tsuboki Face Massage

Face Massage has been a traditional part of massage in Japan for hundreds of years. Japanese empresses would have regular face massage because beauty was not seen as being separate from health. If you were healthy, you looked beautiful,...

Written by Anne Parry

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From Here to Eternity

We're all beginners. Every moment of every day we're all experiencing things that are new to us: new air, new thoughts, new ideas, even new weather. Who'd have thought that wind and rain could exist in so many different variations?...

Written by Rebecca Holton

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