Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

Life can seem grim to someone who has just suffered a stroke – and the struggle to live a normal life affects carers, too.

Help is at hand, however, in the shape of Dorchester Social Stroke Club, which gives help and support to stroke survivors and their families.

Although this is undertaken in a social environment, where...

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Emma Leverton’s feet have barely touched the ground since she opened her shop Inspirit in Dorchester’s Durngate Street.

When I met her she was waiting to deal with 18 messages on her answering machine – proof, if it were needed, of her ability as a medium.

She has been practising in Dorchester now for six years, and...

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In this fast-paced, stressful world we live in, it’s all too easy to allow ourselves to become overloaded with the issues we’re facing.

Whether it be work, relationship difficulties, money worries – or even two or three challenges piling up together – it’s not long before we can start to feel we’re losing control, like hurtling...

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Do you dream of being pain-free, stopping the tablets and resuming a ‘normal’ life? Well, there’s no such thing as ‘normal’!

As a chiropractor, I treat many different conditions, including back pain – actually, what we’re best known for. The body give us pain for all sorts of reasons, but the main reason is it’s crying...

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Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Learning engages the ability of the horse to mirror unspoken human behaviour and emotions, and is considered to be short-term, solution based-therapy, allowing the client to regain their faculty of personal choice over their reactions within relationship with themselves and others. What is it about horses that makes them so capable of...
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Did you ever see the BBC2 Horizon programme Out of Control? on the workings of the human brain? If so, you could not fail to be fascinated by some of the findings. The conscious mind accounts for less than 10% of the brain’s activity – the rest is taken up by the unconscious mind. To...

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