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The concept of eating seasonally is actually really simple. It involves eating foods that are grown ...
We often hear it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and trying to put a healt...
Lactation consultants around the world have been extensively studying the process of muscle movement...
Courtsey of our nutritional therapist, Sophie Crosswaite.This is a recipe that I’ve adapted fro...
As the wonder of Spring starts to emerge with blossoms and seeds creating a new cycle of life with r...
One of the most frequent complaints during pregnancy is lower back pains and up to 80% of women will...
Most women will experience symptoms three to five days after the birth, such as mood swings, tearine...

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Welcome to The Maris Practice Blog. Here you will find musings, reflections and information about best practice in alternative therapies. We hope you find it useful and interesting.

Meditation – the why and the how

Meditation – the why and the how
Why do people meditate? Meditation is about balance, wakefulness and awareness. It is well known to reduce stress and anxiety, depression, improve concentration and reduce blood pressure, as well as improving focus and general wellbeing. Meditation allows us to take...
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How to cope with Christmas Stresses!

How to cope with Christmas Stresses!
Christmas has always been a particularly stressful time of year, family and friends descend on us, we have presents to choose, more food to buy and parties to attend.  To some of us this can cause an enormous amount of...
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Adaptogens – can they help us manage our stress levels?

Adaptogens – can they help us manage our stress levels?
Adaptogens are herb powders from a unique class of healing plants which activate the body’s natural defence mechanisms against stress.  Eating a nutritious well balanced diet, getting enough sleep and keeping physically active can all help us avoid the effects...
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Emails – A great information tool or a source of frustration and stress?

Emails – A great information tool or a source of frustration and stress?
Emails can be either a great information tool or a source of frustration and stress; which is significantly dependant on how we manage emails.  How many times a day do we check our emails? Do we receive more emails than...
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