Healthy Life Essex Newsletter No. 10 - July 2009

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Countryside & Wildlife Health/Therapies Charities
Gardening Reviews

Countryside & Wildlife

Belfairs Park and Woodland Visitor Centre
Find out more about this project and how you can get involved with its development.

Coco’s Tale
The delightful story of an orphaned badger cub.

The female oak bush-cricket and ......?
When Margaret Elsdon captured a picture of creatures on the lid of her compost bin, she asked Healthy Life for advice. See Margaret’s brilliant picture and Ross Gardner’s answer to her question. (Click on feedback for the full story) We are always happy to answer readers queries if we can.

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Healing Through the Ages
by Lorraine Perryman MNFSH of Estuary Healing.

Lorraine charts the fascinating history of spiritual healing from early civilisations to today’s therapy; a gentle, non-invasive approach to healthcare recognised by the NHS.

Retreat for Summer Miracles by Lily Thomson.
Westcliff based life coach Lily reminds us just how beneficial it is to take Carertimeout from the hustle and bustle of our normal lives.

Caring with Confidence
If you are an unpaid carer, there is lots of free help and support available to help you cope.

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Cancer Research UK – Relay For Life.
Why not enter a team in one of these fun, inspiring, carnival-like events to be held in Southend-on-Sea and Chelmsford: bringing communities together and raising funds for Cancer Research UK.

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Gardening Redcurrant

Grow Your Own Organic Vegetables by Robert Wiseman.
Robert continues his series designed for the beginner.

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Discover Yourself On The Yellow Brick Road (book)
by Wendy Dashwood-Quick

We spend a large part of our lives working, so why not make it a make it a happy, fulfilling experience? Wendy’s easy to read book provides lots of tips and case studies to help you fulfil your potential.

Permaculture in a Nutshell (book)
by Patrick Whitfield

An updated version of a compact reference book first published in 1993. It provides the reader with a basic understanding of the principles of permaculture and suggestions of how to get more involved.

Oneness by Turiya (CD)
Nine delightful tracks of gentle healing music.

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Quotes of the Month


"Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least."

Van Goethe

"I believe every person has within themselves inexhaustible reserves of potential they have never even come close to realizing."

Brian Tracey

“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."

Albert Einstein

Perhaps something that should be remembered in this world of ever increasing stats and targets, particularly those emanating from government departments and relating to our children!

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