Ripon Natural Health Centre Blog and News

Meditation

Meditation is an ancient practice found in many parts of the world. Some of the oldest texts relating to meditation come from India and China. The Upanishads, a collection of sacred Indian texts were compiled in the first millenium BC and there are clear teachings on psychology, states of consciousness and meditation practices. Many of these ideas and practices have reached us in the Western world through the spread and rise in popularity of Yoga.

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Homeopathy First Aid Workshop

We’re delighted to host another Homeopathy First Aid workshop with homeopath Michael Edwards on Saturday 17th March 09.00 – 12.00 noon.   Homeopathic remedies are usually prescribed after a consultation with our homeopaths but can also be used as part of a basic first aid kit at home. This morning workshop will show you how to use these safe and gentle remedies, creams and tinctures for common ailments that affect the whole family. All the remedies studied will be available for purchase at the Centre.   If you’re interested please get in touch with us. Booking is essential as places are limited. A £10.00 deposit will secure your place and the full cost of the workshop is £25.00.  

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Christmas and New Year 2017/8

Last appointments before Christmas are on 22nd December and we’re opening again as normal on Thursday 28th December. We’re then closed on New Year’s Day and back open Tuesday 2nd January 2018. If you need non urgent medical assistance in Ripon over the festive period please call the  NHS helpline 111 for information about current provision. The minor injuries unit at Ripon Hospital is currently advertised as open 08.00 – 18.00 on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day but closed on Christmas Day. Details of pharmacies and  GP surgeries open throughout Christmas and New Year are at http://www.harrogateandruraldistrictccg.nhs.uk/  We  wish you a Merry Christmas and peace, health and happiness in the New Year.

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Homeopathy First Aid May 2017

Our Homeopath Michael Edwards’s next Homeopathy First Aid workshop is  on Saturday 20th May 9.00 – 11.30am. Homeopathic remedies are usually prescribed after a consultation with our homeopaths but can also be used as part of a basic first aid kit at home alongside other homeopathic creams, tinctures and more conventional medicines.  These safe and gentle remedies can also be used for common ailments that affect the whole family If you’re interested please get in touch.  Places are limited so booking is essential with a £10.00 deposit. The full cost of the workshop is £25.00.

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Easter 2017

For Easter this year the clinic is closed on Good Friday 14th April and Easter Monday 17th  April.  Michael Edwards will be available on Saturday morning 16th April for pre-booked appointments. We’re sorry for the inconvenience. Hope you have a Happy Easter with plenty of Spring sunshine!

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Christmas and New Year 2016/7

We’re closing for Christmas on 23rd December and opening again as normal on Wednesday 28th December. We’re then closed on New Year’s Eve  and back open Monday 2nd January 2016. If you need non urgent medical assistance in Ripon over the festive period please call the  NHS helpline 111 for information about current provision. The minor injuries unit at Ripon Hospital is currently advertised as open 08.00 – 18.00 and details of pharmacies and  GP surgeries open throughout Christmas and New Year are at http://www.harrogateandruraldistrictccg.nhs.uk/  We all wish you a Merry Christmas and peace, health and happiness in the New Year.

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Christmas and New Year 2015

We’re closing for Christmas on 24th December and opening again as normal on Tuesday 29th December. We’re then closed on New Year’s Day  and back open as normal on Monday 4th January 2016. If you need medical assistance that isn’t an emergency or advice in Ripon over the festive period please call the  NHS non urgent helpline 111 for information about current provision. Details of pharmacies open throughout Christmas and New Year are at http://www.harrogateandruraldistrictccg.nhs.uk/  We all wish you a Merry Christmas and peace, health and happiness in the New Year.  

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Ann Merivale’s Newer Book!

We now have in stock Ann’s latest book ‘Enchanted Islands: Tales from the Galapagos’. Drawing on her experiences of her trip to the islands in 2013,  Ann tells the stories of some of the non-human inhabitants from their point of view; tortoise, albatross, sea-lion, frigate bird and spider.

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New Books for Sale

Everyone else may be talking about Harper Lee’s latest novel – but we’re more excited about stocking the latest books from Ann Merivale and Terry Gray. As well as our Deep Memory Process Therapist, Ann Merivale is a prolific author and an adoptive mother. Her 6th book ‘Thicker Than Blood?’, further illustrates her insights from her research and therapeutic experience by exploring the past-life family connections where there’s adoption, fostering and in step families. Our friend Terry also provides us with her wisdom and life experience in ‘Flowers on The Grass’. One reader has described it as ‘a book which so completely lifts the veil on the enlightened state, without pointing conspicuously towards it’. Both books are available to buy here but if you’re not in the area, they’re also available on Amazon.    

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