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Networking for therapists meeting April 2019

On 15th April the Sheffield Wellness Centre hosted the first networking meeting for therapists. The session was an opportunity for therapists to get together and meet each other as being a therapist can be a bit of a lonely job. It was wonderful to see that a few of the therapists knew each other already. There was a real mixture …

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Don’t Like Exercise? Try Movement Instead

Have you ever signed up to a gym membership or an exercise class that you went to once or twice and then fell out of the habit? Committed to a running regime that lasted a week? Ever wondered why it’s so hard to stick to exercise? Whilst I would agree that being sedentary (whether that’s in a sitting or standing or, …

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Decrease your stress by improving your sleep

Most of us are aware that chronic stress can have a detrimental effect on our health. An overactive mind and an endless to-do list can keep us tossing and turning at night, and lower back pain or other niggles can feel like they get worse, creating an unhelpful cycle of poor sleep and a more stressful day. ‘Sleep hygiene’ is an expression …

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Could chronic stress be making your back pain worse?

Lots of clients have been recommended Pilates or yoga to help with chronic back pain. For a lot of people, getting moving is key to their recovery and I have lots of clients who have felt the benefits of improving their strength or mobility. Sometimes it’s not as simple as that though. Most of us have heard these days of the …

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Benefits of Holistic Therapies in the Winter months 

As the nights draw in you have no doubt noticed the temperature dropping and maybe you have started to feel the spring in your step start to slow down. Maybe your muscles tighten as the cold weather leads to your shoulders hunching and had you bracing in your winter coat. Your skin almost certainly becomes dehydrated or dry from central …

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Addicted to cannabis? Hypnotherapy could help

Let’s talk about cannabis… Britain’s black market in cannabis is worth £2.6bn annually, with 255 tons of cannabis sold to more than 3 million people last year, according to the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA). Talk from policymakers is rife once more with the possibility of legalising its use. Whether or not that becomes a reality for the UK is an interesting one, …

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Do you have social anxiety? Take the test and find out

Social anxiety (also known as social phobia) is incredibly common, more so than you might think. Take the social anxiety test on this page and find out if your symptoms could be social anxiety. The great news is that if you do have social anxiety disorder then there are potential solutions. These could make all the difference and help you …

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More talking therapy room for hire

The Sheffield Wellness Centre is going from strength to strength. Just in this last month, we have had one of our therapy rooms rented for 9 hours in one day. This is a new record for us! To have achieved this in August which is traditionally a quieter month in the health and wellness sector is a double bonus. Another …

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What Happens at Antenatal Classes?

  You might be pregnant and wondering what happens at antenatal classes near you, this is a great question and one that is worth researching more to find the best ones for you. You might see threads asking what are antenatal classes are like on Netmums and places like that and will see there is a big variety in what …

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What is EMDR?

EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy. EMDR has a solid evidence base to help a wide range of people who have suffered trauma that has not been adequately processed, for example war veterans, people who have been involved in a road traffic accident people who have been attacked and are since suffering from post-trauma type symptoms e.g. …