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FREE Wellbeing Day!

Come and meet local health and wellbeing groups including The Community Wellbeing Service, Health Trainers with INBODY machine, Home Works, Active Hastings, HARC, Educating Futures and Together Your Way. There will also be opportunities to speak to specialist agencies in areas including benefits, housing, debt and fuel poverty, carers’ support and volunteering.

Posted 13:39 Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: EAST SUSSEX BETTER TOGETHER Free Wellbeing Day Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group Social Prescribing Scheme Station Plaza The Community Wellbeing Service

In sanity and in health

Recently, Erin Veness wrote an article for HOT about her trip to Bexhill with Bex to have a semicolon tattoo, in response to Project Semicolon, an international campaign to raise awareness of mental health and mental well-being. HOT’s Zelly Restorick responds.

Posted 13:34 In: Health Matters Tags: anxiety depression Diagnostics and Statistics Manual Erin Veness mental disorders Mental Health mental well being obsession panic Project Semocolon SelfMotiv8 Zelly Restorick

‘Project Semicolon’

Erin Veness gets the needle in Bexhill…

Posted 14:42 Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: Bexhill Erin Veness Loulou Mental Health Project Semicolon tattoo

Tai chi, a door to mindfulness

Michael Mulkerrin, a psychotherapeutic counsellor, recently renewed his acquaintance with tai chi and was straight away back in the groove, as he recounts.

Posted 17:23 Monday, Jul 6, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: cognitive behavioural therapy Jerwood Kim Kish michael mulkerrin

Shiatsu Community Clinic in St Leos

Interested in experiencing a shiatsu treatment? A small group of graduates of The Shiatsu College on the seafront have set up a new community clinic to enable people to try the healing art of Shiatsu at an affordable price. 

Posted 17:06 Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: Mark Barwell The Shiatsu College
Photo from Shiatsu College

Sara Lee Trust and Shiatsu College connect

The Sara Lee Trust, in partnership with Hastings Shiatsu College, is holding a Shiatsu Awareness Raising Day at St. Michael’s Hospice on Saturday 9 May.  Come along for an hour or two to receive a treatment and learn how Shiatsu can help you.

Posted 16:06 Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: Dr Rose Fuhrmann Sara Lee Trust Shiatsu College Hastings shiatsu treatments workshops

Choke for all the NHS care

Experiences of the NHS can vary widely. Some find themselves well treated, while others have a bad time. One HOT reader with chronic health problems, who wishes to remain anonymous, sent us the following account.

Posted 17:29 Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: GP mucus nhs Perennial Rhinitis Post-nasal Drip
Sunflower Photo by ZR

5 For Wellbeing event! All welcome!

Su Barnicoat, Community Development Officer for Chances4Change East Sussex Project at Hastings Voluntary Action in Hastings has organised a stimulating, entertaining, interesting and fun day out called ‘5 For Wellbeing’, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick. The 5 Ways are based on the researched wellbeing suggestions: Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give – simple activities we can all include in our everyday lives.

Posted 13:57 Monday, Feb 9, 2015 In: Health Matters Tags: 5 Ways To Wellbeing Be Active Chances4Change Connect Give Hastings Voluntary Action Keep Learning National Economics Foundation net Su Barnicoat Take Notice Zelly Restorick
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