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Aromatherapy for Insomnia and Difficulty Sleeping

Insomnia can impact our well being and the quality of our lives. The frustration of not being able to get a good night’s sleep can make the situation worse. Hectic lifestyles, stress, depression, physical illness and working unusual schedules can all be root causes for insomnia. READ MORE

Fertility Awareness Education Programme      Ruth Allen 

This fertility awareness programme is based on the Fertility Awareness Method

(FAM) which is a scientifically-validated, effective, and natural method that involves charting three primary fertility signs on a daily basis so that a woman’s fertility can be accurately determined.   READ MORE….

The Fertile Body Method:

This is great article for anyone who is trying to concieve. Ruth Allen is our resident Fertile Body Method therapist, so please feel to free to contact her, if this is something that you think may help. Ruth’s contact details are 0861634460

Psychological and emotional preparation for IVF brings numerous benefits including an improved likelihood of success -The Fertile Body Method  Read More

Have a herbal detox this spring. Absolutely free and completely home made!

Feel like a deep spring clean of your body?

Cleavers (Galium aparine) could really help you. You might know this innocent looking plant as sticky-back, goosegrass or catchweed. All of these names are fitting, as it sticks to your clothes when you walk through long grass. Remember it now? Read More….

Nutrition for Optimising Fertility  by: Nicole Walsh

For some couples, struggling to conceive can be heart breaking.  And for women especially I think there are very few health related problems that cause such pain and anxiety as wanting to have a child and not being able to. Whilst medical treatment is sometimes necessary, poor nutrition often plays a major role.     Read more Here……….

Homeopathy for Colds, Coughs and Flu by: Lee Ni Chinneide 

 Autumn is certainly upon us, and as the leaves change, so does the weather.  Coughs, Colds and viruses make an unwelcome return, especially as children return to school.

If you don’t fancy another few months of antibiotics and cough medicines, why not try some of the following  Homeopathic  remedies:

Colds and Flu

 Aconite 30c – No. 1 Remedy for nipping colds in the bud. Useful in the early stages of colds, fevers, sore throats and the inflammatory stage of other illnesses. Sudden onset often after exposure to cold. Much sneezing with pain at root of nose. Dry mucous membranes. Worse: evening or night and for touch. Better: fresh air and rest. Read Full article here

Article by Business and Leadership


Reflexologist Claire Kenny is opening the River Holistic Centre in Raheny in Dublin in a building which was originally a Garda station.

Officially launching on 14 September, the therapists based at the centre will provide classes and one-to-one sessions in all things holistic including kids’ yoga, adults’ yoga, massage, reflexology, homeopathy, nutrition and hypnobirthing.

“I have been a therapist for the past 12 years and have loved every minute of it.  I specialise in fertility reflexology, but love all my therapies.  I have a true passion about helping people feel well and happy within their own skin,” said Kenny.

“The reason I wanted to open the River Holistic Centre is so that clients can go to one place to get well, rather than run around the city to make different appointments with a lot of different therapists, which can add stress to their situation. Read Full Article Here

Launch Party Blog by Samantha Johnston


I was delighted to be invited along to the launch party of River Holistic Centre last Saturday – the newest holistic centre which has opened in Raheny, North Dublin.  As a lover of all things holistic I was excited to head down and try out some treatments, especially some I hadn’t tried before, and to see what the new centre was like.

I headed with in with two of my friends (and fellow massage students – now therapists!) to check it out. Read More Here


Many of us feel tired and exhausted every day, and the majority of us believe that we are just overworked or need a holiday. The truth is you could be suffering from adrenal fatigue……… Read More

 HYPNOTHERAPY AND FERTILITY  by Ruth Allen (Fertile Body Therapist)

In this paper I intend to show the benefits of Hypnotherapy for women with fertility problems. To research the programmes available to the hypnotherapist in assisting with the implementation of such a programme in to their practice……….Read More

ANTACIDS AND REFLUX  by Neil Rooney (Osteopath)

Antacids and Reflux

There is a gaping big hole in the theory that taking antacid tablets will combat acid reflux or oesophageal reflux. When you look at the mechanism behind the compounds involves you will see that there is a contradictory affect. This means that the problem you are trying to solve is actually made worse by your actions….. Read More 


Articles for infertility and pregnancy Reflexology.

Hospital tries reflexology to boost fertility, Sunday, 15 October 2000

Click on the below link to read more

Thousands of women trying to become pregnant may find the answer to their prayers at their feet. Reflexology, the ancient healing art that employs manipulation of pressure points in the feet and hands, is being hailed as a possible treatment for female infertility.

Hospital tries reflexology to boost fertility

Read More:http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/hospital-tries-reflexology-to-boost-fertility-634230.html

Reflexology: can it aid fertility?  By CHRIS BROOKE, Daily Mail

After three years of trying for a second child, Kath and Murray Chapman had almost given up hope.

Doctors had told them Mrs Chapman had a hormone problem which meant fertility treatment would be a waste of time.

But the 40- year-old mother remembered she had read somewhere that reflexology could help with infertility.

With nothing to lose, she had three months of foot massage and, at the end of her course, was delighted to hear that her hormone levels had returned to normal.

She soon became pregnant and gave birth to second son Fraser five months ago. While doctors insist there is nothing to prove the alternative therapy was responsible, she is sure it worked.

Read more:http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-172952/Reflexology-aid-fertility.html#ixzz0WMewvvLU