Escape, amusement, absorption

Escape, amusement, absorption

Antonia Quirke the presenter of the radio 4 film programme has put together her top 3 film recommendations with memorable moments of healing especially for our Orchard Barn audience, we hope you enjoy: In many ways, the simple act of sitting and watching any film at...
Emotionally strong during COVID-19

Emotionally strong during COVID-19

These very helpful tips from clinical psychologist Desiree Dickerson, offer great advice and I have been using them myself over the last few weeks as my sense of resilience feels increasingly frayed too! In addition, I have added information on herbal medicines and...
COVID – treating mild cases at home

COVID – treating mild cases at home

Many people will have a mild case of coronavirus and be nursing themselves or members of their family at home. The main symptoms of COVID-19 are a high temperature and dry cough and government advice are to seek prompt medical help by ringing NHS 111 online...
How to boost your baby or child’s immunity

How to boost your baby or child’s immunity

A wholefood diet, rich in fruit and vegetables, oily fish, eggs, fish, free range meat, beans and pulses will lay the foundations for a healthy immune system in your child and is one of the most important things you can do to support them if they become unwell. Try...
Evidence to Support the Supplements for Immune Health

Evidence to Support the Supplements for Immune Health

Reduce stress Have you noticed that in stressful periods of your life, you seem to come down with every bug or virus going? This is because stress has a direct effect on immunity. When you experience a stressful event, your body responds by releasing hormones like...