Five Alternative Therapies To Promote Wellbeing

Five Alternative Therapies To Promote Wellbeing

Alternative therapies can be used alongside traditional medicine to elicit positive physical and mental changes. Here are five that can help promote wellbeing; . 1.  Acupuncture . Acupuncture originated in China 3000 years ago.  The treatment involves the insertion of...
How To Keep Your Hair Healthy

How To Keep Your Hair Healthy

Healthy hair not only completes your look, but makes you feel great. Take a look at our tips for how to keep your hair healthy. . Washing . Overwashing is a common problem, with many people washing their hair everyday which strips essential oils and damages mature...
How To Choose The Right Nail Polish Colour For You!

How To Choose The Right Nail Polish Colour For You!

Picking your nail polish colour is part of the enjoyment of having a manicure, but with so many shades to choose from, how do you pick just one? Well, there are a few factors to consider…. . Skin Tone  Skin tone is really important, it’s a bit like...
What is Reiki and how does it work?

What is Reiki and how does it work?

If you’ve followed our newsletters recently you’ll be aware that we have been rebranding to incorporate more mind and soul treatments to complement our beauty treatments. We believe the body, mind, and soul can be harmoniously treated together –...
Why You Should Avoid Refined Flour And Sugar

Why You Should Avoid Refined Flour And Sugar

We are what we eat. Most of our life revolves around food, therefore it’s really important to pay attention to what we feed ourselves. . There’s increased awareness about food compared to how things were even a few years ago. This is thanks to the internet...
I’m Suffering With Anxiety, Help!

I’m Suffering With Anxiety, Help!

The issue I find I’m dealing with most often during LifeHeal Coaching sessions at The Retreat, is anxiety – while I’ve had many different situations that have come up, anxiety seems to be a recurring theme. Many people talk of feeling like they are...
Benefits of Meditation

Benefits of Meditation

Wellness and beauty are not solely related to our body, but also – or especially – to what’s inside, our mind and soul. With this concept in mind, at The Retreat we’ve begun to focus equally on our inner wellbeing. Activities such...
Living With Crohn’s Disease

Living With Crohn’s Disease

Living With Crohn’s Disease By the time I had been diagnosed with Crohn’s at 19, I’d already lost several stones in weight and was a size 6, an unnatural shape for me.  My diet over the previous six months had consisted, on the better days, of half a...
What is Kinetic Chain Release (KCR)?

What is Kinetic Chain Release (KCR)?

As many of you may know we recently introduced new treatment – KCR, which stands for “Kinetic Chain Release“. . What is KCR? . Kinetic Chain Release is a fairly new treatment protocol developed by Scottish physiotherapist Hugh Gilbert, who has spent...
Autism & ADHD

Autism & ADHD

My son’s first day of school didn’t turn out to be a happy one for us.   When his Dad went to collect him at the end of the day, the head teacher pulled him aside and told him that he had autism and both himself and his older brother were dyslexic.  Despite not...