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Making Changes on the inside to see the results on the outside. – June 2019, blog

This month, I want to explore the inner psychological challenges we all face should we want to change any aspects of our lifestyle for reasons of climate emergency or just to get healthier or to fit into our clothes! A world fit for our children and their children. Yes that is me with one of…

Eating just got simpler! April 2019

“When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?” Variously attributed to economists John Maynard Keynes or Paul Samuelson Changing our minds Have you ever changed your mind about something that for years you were in favour of? I think I have had a bit of a major, ah ha moment,…

A crack in everything: that’s how the light gets in: Transforming our global food system-February 2019

Ring the bells that still can ringForget your perfect offeringthere is a crack, a crack in everythingThat’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen In my last blog of 2018 I mentioned, in passing, the little thing about, “the collapse of civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural world” that will happen if…

December 2018 – What should we eat now?

As October’s autumn fruitfulness is lost in November rains, December days get shorter and we start to look towards a midwinter feast to stave off the gloom. December is not only the lead up to Christmas, but these days it is also when thousands gather for two weeks at the United Nations Climate Change conference,…

November 2018: How long are you planning to live?

How long are you planning to live? You probably know the old joke from the financial advisor when asked about his clients funds he said, “All I need to give you an accurate assurance about the suitability of your pension pot is one figure, when are you planning to die?” The good news is that,…

May 2018: The ‘String test’ and Friends

In our last blog we talked about waist circumference and its role in your health and longevity. An even simpler ‘string test’ exists to assess your visceral fat. Just get a piece of string about as long as you, then stand on one end and hold the other at the top of your head. Now…

March 2018: Waist measurements. Lets get clear where we can start the change.

A fifth of UK population is on a diet at any one time, yet over the last 40 years the size of us is steadily rising. The average male and female Briton now has a 38-inch and 34-inch waist respectively but they are expanding, on average, by an inch every decade. According the NHS choices…

Losing the boozing

Reduce your drinking for a healthier you Although you may first visit an osteopath to treat a particular injury or condition, a priority of osteopathy is to help you to improve your overall health and wellbeing. There are a range of things that we do to our bodies that can either help or hinder this,…

Happy Christmas

All the staff and practitioners at Helix House would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas. Here are the dates our dedicated practitioners will be back in 2018: Clive Lindley-Jones – Wed 3rd Jan Kerstin Lindley-Jones – 9th Jan Susan Farwell – Thurs 4th Jan Yan-Chee Yu – Thurs 4th Jan Zoe Bicat –…

October 2017. The End of the End2End!

If you have been reading these occasional blog spots from Helix House this year you cannot have escaped hearing that Clive, along with three friends, cycled from Lands End to John O’Groats this last summer, which he reported on in July’s blog. Being the story teller that he is, Clive later turned the blog into…

July 2017: End2End, Lands End to John o'Groats cycle trip

  The three Score Year and Ten tour! A big thank you to everyone who have so generously sponsored Mark and Clive to cycle this journey in aid of The Sunflower Trust. If you are inspired and would  like to support us in this, there may be still time to add your contribution at; https://mydonate.bt.com/events/sunflowerbikeride/436142…

October 2017. The End of the End2End!

If you have been reading these occasional blog spots from Helix House this year you cannot have escaped hearing that Clive, along with three friends, cycled from Lands End to John o’Groats this last summer, which he reported on in July’s blog. Being the story teller that he is, Clive later turned the blog into…

October 2017. The End of the End2End!

If you have been reading these occasional blog spots from Helix House this year you cannot have escaped hearing that Clive, along with three friends, cycled from Lands End to John o’Groats this last summer, which he reported on in July’s blog. Being the story teller that he is, Clive later turned the blog into…

October 2017. The End of the End2End!

If you have been reading these occasional blog spots from Helix House this year you cannot have escaped hearing that Clive, along with three friends, cycled from Lands End to John o’Groats this last summer, which he reported on in July’s blog. Being the story teller that he is, Clive later turned the blog into…

July 2017: End2End, Lands End to John o'Groats cycle trip

  The three Score Year and Ten tour! A big thank you to everyone who have so generously sponsored Mark and Clive to cycle this journey in aid of The Sunflower Trust. If you are inspired and would  like to support us in this, there may be still time to add your contribution at; https://mydonate.bt.com/events/sunflowerbikeride/436142…