Thoughts on the world, homeopathy, mindfulness and food...
A collection of blog posts - feel free to respond with your thoughts and comments - I love to have feedback - thank you!
Most of my clients come to me having heard about me from someone else. The word of mouth option. Yes, I do lots of marketing, update the website frequently - and people do find me through these routes, but the majority of new people come to me as they've been recommended me by someone who's done well through the sessions. Or their child has improved significantly and they think they'll come too. People love to know what works for someone else, and equally love to tell you what helped them. And so I think that the Find a Homeopath website is particularly great in that it gives people an option both to share their good news stories and to read about what has worked for others people. It's a brilliant place to have a say - and it would be great if you'd share your story.
It's just here:
http://www.findahomeopath.org.uk/HaveYourSay and only takes a moment to complete the short sections.
For homeopaths, these stories are valuable, for the public, who may have thought there was no other option for their dis-ease - they can be more than valuable. They can change lives. I can't imagine how it would be for me struggling through with migraine after migraine. As a patient said to me recently 'my Doctor told me that there were some people who just got headaches and I was one of those'. It's wonderful to see that after a lifetime of chronic headaches, she knows that she no longer has to be 'one of those people' and there are options out there.
If you've a story to tell please share it. It could help someone just like you.
Many, many thanks,
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I was thinking yesterday, as a result of seeing a tweet around migraines and homeopathy, how nice it is not to have them. In fact I can't really remember when I last had a headache.
From being at primary school, headaches and migraines were always 'my thing', and, whilst Beta Blockers dampened them down for a whilst over my A level exam period, really the only solutions were migraleve, paracetamol combined with neurofen, possibly a bit of vomitting and a dark room to sleep in. Not, really, the best of fun. My journey to banishing them with homeopathy did, to be honest, take some time - but not nearly as long as I'd suffered with them for, and to be free from them now is worth every day of it.
Would I have got there with just conventional medicine? My inner wisdom says no, really anything I took for it then was merely to palliate the problem, not to resolve it longer term. My feeling is that conventional medicine can be great at that - the short term fix (as well, of course as many life saving interventions) but when it comes to deeper, gentler healing, there's not much that I know of as effective as the magic that is homeopathy.
I'm a Homeopath working in the Skipton (North Yorkshire) area. I am also able to offer food intolerance testing using Kinesiology and advice around diet and lifestyle.
Em Colley MARH, Practitioner of Classical Homeopathy
BSc(Hons) Psychology and Neuroscience
Laughter Yoga Leader
Focussed Mindfulness Practitioner
Dip (SNHS) Kinesiology
Dip (SNHS) Holistic Nutrition
Certificate in Whole Food, Plant Based Nutrition