Child sleeping with baby chihuahua
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Natural Solutions for a Good Nights Sleep!

In The Power of Sleep - Part 1, I discussed the detrimental effects of sleeping less than 8 hours each night and, given the average person is now sleeping a mere 6.8 hours, this information is important to know. However, what then?

In this article I share a range of practical, natural ...

Woman peacefully sleeping on a cloud
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Answers to the Questions You're Too Tired to Ask!

Several years ago, I read a fascinating study on how sleep patterns have changed since the industrial revolution.

Two differences stood out as the most significant:

First, the average person has knocked off more than a full hour of sleep daily, and is now sleeping a mere 6.8 hours, instead of the recommended 8 to 9 hours for adults.

Second, ...

School graduate, Lise Aane's, beautiful study space
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In 2007, School of Natural Medicine UK offered its first online certification courses, and also established the online studies as part of diploma training. It was a new frontier in education as, back then, there were few online courses available anywhere, and we were amongst the first to offer online studies in natural medicine.

The initial inspiration for creating the online courses were the many international enquirers who longed to study ...

Green drink smoothie -  an excellent source of magnesium
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When I think of magnesium deficiency, I don’t aim for supplements or blame poor diet alone. Currently, 70 to 80 percent of the population is magnesium deficient and, given how easy it is to obtain magnesium from our diet, this says a great deal about the diet and lifestyle of the general population.

Magnesium deficiency is caused by diet, stress, lack of sleep, intense emotions, digestive issues, pharmaceuticals and more, and each of these ...

Students preparing a Living Foods Feast at the Healing Diets Immersion
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Greetings and welcome to our new blog platform. After the sad loss of our previous blog platform, we are delighted to be back on track. We will be repopulating our blog with some of our favourite past posts in the coming weeks, and will be back to adding new posts in August.

Of note, when we post a new blog, we will also be posting it to Facebook, so if we aren't already connected there, here ...


Bonny Casel ND, MAMH, MBSLM, FBRI is the founder and director of School of Natural Medicine UK, course creator of Lifestyle Medicine for Self Care, and founding director of Council for Self-Care. She is also a training provider for NHS hospital staff, guest lecturer, and speaks internationally with a focus on holistic pro-health care.

Bonny began her teaching career in 1988 and has studied with many of the leading pioneers of natural medicine of the last century, including Dr. Bernard Jensen, Dr. John Christopher, Dr. Farida Sharan, Dorothy Hall, and Denny Johnson, as well as scientists Bruce Lipton and Nassim Haramein. She has authored several accredited courses, including the comprehensive Healing Diets Nutritional Consultant and Quantum Botanicals Advanced. 

Dedicated to educating, empowering and inspiring people to achieve independent health and quality of life, Bonny is also committed to lifelong continuing education, experiential self- care and to contribute what she can to make the world a better place. Please visit and to find out more.

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