empowering you towards health and happiness
At happiness holistic health, our philosophy is that optimal health is achieved through a balance of physical and mental well-being combined with a sense of purpose, fulfilment and connection. Throughout your life you may be drawn to explore all aspects of this philosophy or your interest may rest with a single facet. Wherever your focus is right now, at happiness holistic health we aim to support you on your own journey towards optimal health and happiness. To support this philosophy and to empower you towards your goals, we currently offer yoga and meditation classes and herbal medicine appointments.
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Sometimes the demands of life can leave the intellect overwhelmed and saturated, we find ourselves looking but not seeing, listening but not hearing. We may feel depleted, our words our movements become clumsy. We forget. We forget that we have all the resources that we need within.
In kundalini yogic teachings we have the concept of prana (energy that circulates through the body) and apana (the eliminative energy). When the two are in balance the physical, energetic and mental bodies are also in balance and we experience life ‘in flow’ a state where all that we need comes to us
What exactly is herbal medicine and how does it work? Herbal medicine provides a safe and effective alternative to conventional treatment for many different health conditions. The principles, philosophies and practices of traditional herbal medicine, have been passed down through the centuries and the benefits are increasingly being supported and explained by modern scientific research.
As a herbalist I often get asked what my favourite herb. With a vast array of different herbs at my disposal this is an almost impossible question to answer! So I’ll be writing posts that highlighting the benefits of the various herbs that I have experience of using in my own clinics.
It feels good to back teaching and back practicing herbal medicine. You know that you are on the right path when after an inspiring and rejuvenating holiday you are still excited about coming home and coming back to work! It has been a fulfilling couple of weeks, diving back into classes and clinics.But life has not always been that way for me. And the practice of kundalini yoga and meditation has been a fundamental driver in creating a life that I Iove.
Fear is an interesting emotion. Fear can protect us from danger, fear can motivate us, fear can stop us from living in the present. Fear can be contagious and it seems to be underlying much of our collective responses to recent events. Fear of what the future may hold. Yet the reality right now is that for many of us our physical circumstances are no different this week to what they were last week