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Look After Your Mind – It All Depends

20th December 2021 | Health

The word philosophy derives from the Greek and means ‘a love of wisdom’. Several decades ago a movement started up in the educational world to encourage schools to teach philosophical thinking to children. The particular method of teaching was based on the ideas of the Greek philosopher Socrates. He believed that philosophy shouldn’t just be the province of intellectuals and academics, but should include ordinary people. The aim in mind was of showing them ways to think practically and critically in order that they should live happier and more fulfilling lives. The movement is called P4C – Philosophy for Children. It has evolved in recent years to include adult groups discussing issues in other settings such as libraries, village halls and even pubs, so that P4C now also means Philosophy in the Community.

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Kibworth Osteopaths

11th November 2021 | Health

Osteopaths are trained to diagnose and treat injuries from head to toe in all ages; however the most common injury I see in the clinic is lower back (lumbar spine) injuries. This includes lower backs that may have been injured through sport, gardening, and accidents. For example, road traffic collisions or accidents at work. Or perhaps old injuries that grumble away but are becoming increasingly more problematic. As a result they are limiting activity. Lower back pain is miserable. It affects how much we can physically do, our confidence in being active, and can even cause sleep disruption.

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Staying Fit in Colder Weather

18th October 2021 | Health

For those of you who exercise outdoors, be it running, cycling, winter sports such as rugby, even a walk, read on. This article about staying fit in cold weather is definitely for you! I know it is only October, but we have definitely had some temperature drops! Aren’t the colours gorgeous in our beautiful corner of the world this time of year?

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The Power of Breathing

18th October 2021 | Health

For something we just do without thinking every day, how can we turn breathing into a powerful tool? How can we harness the power of breathing.

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