When I started out as a Naturopathic Herbalist, I began to worry that people would call me ‘The Water Doctor’ followed closely by ‘The Sleep Doctor’, since I would repeat advice on water and sleep so often. I have often
Each person is unique and has unique needs but the universe is not static, so these needs change within a range of possibilities. What we have to understand is how to find and stay within our healthy range of possibilities.
We are born with as much as 80% of water in our bodies. However as we age this water content reduces to as little as 45% by old age. That is a 35% decrease, in a 60kg person this is
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Disease is our soul’s messenger of the transgression of our natural limits. Welcome her, for she brings us good news and a warning. Reflect upon her when she is with you, for her wisdom will teach you. Her nature is
Keeping track of your cycle (well, if you are a woman! But if you are a man you would be well advised to familiarise yourself with the cycle of your significant other!) is an incredible way to engage actively with
Each child is different. That we all know. There are however some timeless principles which we can employ when dealing with our children that come from the ancient wisdom of personality types. Here are some examples: Sanguines, the creative,
A short introduction to the types of causes of menstrual disorders and their relationship to dietary, lifestyle and hormonal issues, in a manner that helps women to grasp what they may do about them.
Autumn’s sunlight streamed brightly through the bare windows, stretching from ceiling to floor, sparsely spanning the interspace between outside and inside. Acutely modern, smooth, hardened plastic framed the view of London’s financial district, hiding the uniformity of cast concrete and
When my children were younger I would sometimes volunteer to stay home and take care of them. We have six children and by the time my wife returned I would have an even healthier respect for her capacity to deal