Archive for the ‘Aromatherapy’ Category

How to beat workplace stress

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

We show you how to switch off, relax and rejuvenate for a healthier work-life balance. In France a new law has passed that bans work emails after 6pm. This means that employees are legally entitled to ignore their bosses emails after 6pm. Unfortunately, the UK has no such law (yet) so it is up to read more »

A quick guide to simple relaxation

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

We share five tips on how to relax no matter how stressed you are.     Society is a fast-paced world of endless things to do, places to go and people to see. While this pace can be beneficial and convenient for many reasons, emotionally and physically it can take its toll and leave us feeling burnt read more »

Simple pick-me-ups to lift your mood

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Keep reading for some easy ways to make yourself smile on ‘blah’ days. There are times when, despite our best efforts, we feel less than cheery. We may be under some stress, things may be going awry at home or at work, or we may simply be feeling a little flat. If this feeling persists, read more »

Recharge your mind, body and spirit

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Move on to the next chapter and discover a whole new you with these six simple steps. Whether you’re changing jobs, moving on from a relationship or simply embarking on a new healthy diet and fitness regime, a great deal of your success will depend on how well you let go of past problems. Often, read more »

Aromatherapy oils to beat anxiety

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Tackle anxiety the natural way with the help of aromatherapy. Anxiety is generally caused by our minds being elsewhere – usually in the past or the future, going over events that have already happened or worrying about events that have not yet happened. The beauty of aromatherapy lies in its ability to bring your mind read more »

Aromatherapy oils to try now

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

From soothing scents to energising aromas – keep reading for your essential guide to essential oils. Aromatherapy harnesses the power of essential oils to help improve mental and physical well-being. If you are new to the practice or simply want to know which oils to try first, take a look at the following guide: Soothing: read more »

Complementary therapy gains steam in palliative care

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

With 90% of individuals confirming they would consider complementary therapy to help manage symptoms of terminal illness, Therapy Directory speak to two professional therapists to find out why so many people are now taking a holistic approach to help them face their biggest health challenges.

Help build your self-confidence naturally

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Start the New Year with a spring in your step by improving your self-confidence (the natural way). If low self-confidence is a problem you are keen to tackle in 2014, there are a few tricks you can use to help yourself. Take a look at the following tips to help you knock self-doubt on its read more »

Study shows aromatherapy may help prevent hair loss

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Researchers in Scotland have found that aromatherapy (the use of essential plant oils) could be used to safely treat stress-related hair loss. Stress-related hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia areata, happens when hair falls out of the scalp leaving temporary bald patches. While the condition is temporary, it can have an impact on emotional well-being read more »

Benefits of aromatherapy

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Commonly used as a relaxation technique, aromatherapy has a range of other health benefits too. The National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy has defined aromatherapy as “the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit.” The therapy uses essential oils taken read more »