Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

Dorchester’s longest-running gym has moved to a new home in the old Salvation Army hall in Durngate Street.

gym1Dorchester Health and Fitness club left its former home in Somerleigh Road and its 400 members are settling into the tastefully restored hall.

Debbie Easter (pictured left) and daughter Rachel  work...

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Talk of ‘past lives’ often produces an understandably sceptical reaction from people.

It’s something that traditional practitioners such as myself are wary of discussing lest we be branded as ‘new age’. Hypnosis is, after all, a scientifically proven process – and is sometimes used by leading psychiatrists and psychotherapists.

In fact, it was one such eminent US...

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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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