Therapeutic Powers of Writing Poetry

In case you missed it, here is an article I wrote for the November 2019 issue of In the Moment magazine about poetry therapy. Don’t forget, I’m running some writing therapy workshops in Norwich this spring. More here. By Leah Larwood In recent years creative writing, and indeed, poetry therapy has become an increasingly popularContinue reading “Therapeutic Powers of Writing Poetry”

How Does Hypnosis Actually Work?

I love anything to do with the subconscious mind and dreams. Though my interest in hypnotherapy really began when I became pregnant. It’s true that for some, hypnosis feels shrouded in mystery. So I thought, I need to blog about this to show just how helpful it can be. What is hypnosis? My favourite explanationContinue reading “How Does Hypnosis Actually Work?”

How to Make Rose Glycerite & Tincture

I don’t know about you but I always feel sad when the flowers in the garden start to disappear for another year. There’s a hint of regret and loss. But that’s been the great thing about exploring herbology, I’m discovering more and more ways to use wild herbs and plants for the benefit of healthContinue reading “How to Make Rose Glycerite & Tincture”

3 Wellbeing Books for Spring

Here is a round-up of three delightful wellbeing books Eddison Books Ltd sent me recently. Natural Painkillers: Relieve Pain with Natural Remedies and Exercises by Dr Yann Rougier & Marie Borrel (£12.99) This is an incredibly user-friendly book that breaks down how to manage pain naturally. It starts by explaining just how pain is transmittedContinue reading “3 Wellbeing Books for Spring”

8 Ways to Support Someone With Cancer

One in two people are said to suffer from cancer, which makes it all the more important to be prepared in case a loved one receives a diagnosis in the future. Even if it’s your best friend’s family member that has the diagnosis, your friend will need the support too. There were certain things thatContinue reading “8 Ways to Support Someone With Cancer”

Eat the Seasons: Winter Special 2019

  OK so we’re in the thick of it now. Winter. No signs of sweet berries, unless you stock piled some from the summer – this is the first time I’ve actually done this and I must say I’m feeling slightly smug about my freezer habits for the first time in my life. But ifContinue reading “Eat the Seasons: Winter Special 2019”

Female First: Things to Do By The Sea In Winter

Call me strange (many do) but I prefer going to the coast in the winter. Here in Norfolk we’re pretty lucky to live just a stone’s throw from a plethora of beach options, and then there is neighbouring Suffolk too. Even if you don’t live close to the sea, a drive to your nearest coastalContinue reading “Female First: Things to Do By The Sea In Winter”