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Claire King

Decorative Houseplants for the Festive Period

Decorative Houseplants for the Festive Period

For our ancestors, it was absolutely second nature to ‘Deck the halls with boughs of holly’, but these days, more often than not, we now use Christmas decorations in our homes that may well be beautiful, but are also crafted by the human hand. Why not bring the...

The 7 Best Houseplants to Grow and Care For (Beginner’s Guide)

The 7 Best Houseplants to Grow and Care For (Beginner’s Guide)

There’s a myriad of benefits in keeping houseplants; they provide us with life-giving oxygen, they purify the air, they look wonderful, and caring for them and watching them grow can be a very satisfying and grounding experience. Premature plant death! Sadly, though,...

The Many Benefits of Foot Massage

The Many Benefits of Foot Massage

Foot massage is an ancient art, having been practised across many different cultures for hundreds, probably thousands of years. It dates back to Ancient Egypt, India and China, but was introduced to the Western world only in the early 1900s when Dr William Fitzgerald...

The Joys of Head and Scalp Massage

The Joys of Head and Scalp Massage

I love the art of massage. Truly, absolutely, entirely. The anticipation if I book a professional treat for myself, the amazingly profound sensations during the time with the therapist, and the feeling afterwards – so calm, so serene, such great sleep that night, such...

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR)

Our everyday lives are frequently busy and packed with activities, and we may not always be able to find time to relax and allow ourselves to deal appropriately with any stress in the body and anxiety in the mind. There does exist, however, a wonderful method to ease...