Many of you will be aware of fibromyalgia, polymyalgia rheumatica or ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic fatigue Syndrome). These conditions present with diffuse, often severe pain and fatigue and can be completely debilitating. The diagnosis is often made after a significant period of time and is a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning that […]

Teertha Ordish is in the enviable business of transforming people’s lives. While life coach and educator are in her job description, the Ballydehob-based shamanic practitioner, who was brought up in a deeply spiritual family, is so much more than this, having committed most of her adult life to the study […]

Nutritional Therapist Gwen Bastian-Enright and Medical Herbalist Geri McGann of The Beara Holistic Clinic explain how Nutritional Therapy and Herbal Medicine provide the opportunity for individuals to not only address health problems holistically but support the systems in the body to function as effectively as possible daily.   Specifically, both approaches […]

Hormone imbalances caused by endocrine disruptors can affect our physical and mental health but are of particular concern for couples who are trying to conceive as these can cause sub-fertility and infertility in both men and women and affect the growth and development of the foetus. The endocrine system monitors […]

I am just back from a most beautiful solo retreat on Cape Clear Island, where lots of time was spent walking, swimming, writing, recording, sitting, watching rabbits and other wildlife. I had some wonderful family members and friends coming and going, and of course, Pudsy, my tiny Jack Russell beside […]