Blogs from IMI Practitioners
Sports injuries in kids are unavoidable, but we can reduce their risk of injury, as well as help them heal faster. Learn how osteopathy can help.
Growing pains in kids can be distressing for children and parents alike. But from at-home massage to osteopathy, there are natural solutions.
Nutritional therapist Katia Demekhina talks about nutrition and women's health.
Executive and wellness coach, Cristina Rodenbeck discusses what is Mindful Leadership Coaching and how can it help you?
Wrinkles display visible signs of aging, but aging occurs from the inside first. Naturopathic Dr Monica Xu explains what we can do to slow the aging process.
Nutritional therapist Katia Demekhina discusses the benefits of mushroom coffee: for better brainpower, energy levels, and immune function.
Executive and wellness coach, Cristina Rodenbeck discusses how men can reduce the impact of daily stresses, from work to family life.
Do you return from holiday tired? Here are Monica Xu, IMI naturopath's top tips for staying healthy and really giving your body the rest it needs on vacation.
Be yourself! follow your heart!
What are the signs that stress is affecting your sleep? Do you wake up between 3 and 5am? Do you...
New year's resolutions often cause us more pain than progress. Learn how to support yourself this Blue Monday without putting pressure on yourself.
Chronic stress in men can lead to low testosterone which creates a cycle of fatigue, low motivation, depression and weight gain. Learn how to break the cycle.
Stress and female hormones: what are the effects? Have you had a late or missed period due to stress? Learn how stress affects your body and menstrual cycle.
IMI Nutirionist Katia Demekhina shares her nutrition insights for supporting our detox pathways and recovery mechanisms through delicious cooking methods.
Poor posture may not be the source of your discomfort. If you’re suddenly experiencing aches and pains and you don’t know why, there may be several lesser known, more deeply rooted issues now coming to the surface.
Nutritional Therapist Katia Demekhina explains about a balanced relationship with food that provides optimal support for your individual health needs.
A new approach to IBS treatment: addressing small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) Do you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome –...
IMI Counselling Psychologist Jessica Lau shares 6 signs that indicate it may be the right time to seek psychotherapy.
From repression to expression, counsellor Catriona Rogers shares the reasons men hold back, the detrimental effects, and simple techniques to end the silence.
Naturopath Philip Watkins offers 10 practical tips that you can start right now to get your mental and physical health back on track.
In Hong Kong we have one of the strictest quarantine policies in the world which is causing much anguish and...
Supporting, strengthening and sustaining our mental wellbeing, particularly in these challenging times, is as important as focusing on our physical wellbeing.
When you feel anxious or your mind spirals into thoughts about the future or the past, your body automatically activates...
As the pandemic wears on, it’s natural and normal for mums to feel worn out. But it’s not ok to burnout. Core Process Psychotherapist Carole Bradshaw and Naturopathic Physician Benita Perch share the tell-tale signs of burnout and practical steps to recover.
Core Process Psychotherapist Carole Bradshaw shares why the pandemic has triggered an epidemic of fear; the consequences of unmanaged fear, and solutions to support you and loved ones through uncertain times.
There may be times when you feel you don’t have the strength and energy to continue. But – and it may not feel like it in the moment – you can transform fears and self-doubt into courage and clarity.
IMI Counselling Psychologist Jessica Lau shares an article dedicated to those who love and enjoy covid. Beneath the mask is freedom.
MSF is providing a Community Care Training Programme to the community leaders of HK's foreign domestic helpers. IMI Clinical Psychologist Karen Lau shares the basic concepts and skills of mental health.
IMI practitioner Mariko Hiyama shares the importance of meeting and managing difficult emotions and the techniques to restore balance and calm.
IMI Counselling Psychologist Jessica Lau shares and encourages us to know that you are not alone if you are wounded by irritation, anger and rage. Know that you don't have to be wounded for longer. You don't have to live in the offence for the rest of your life. The healing is in you today.
Let’s talk menopause with Dr Ji Woon Min Many women head into the menopause feeling underprepared and overwhelmed. Symptoms include...
We’re experiencing unprecedented levels of stress, anxiety, fear, uncertainty, loneliness, despondency and more. It can be overwhelming; it can disturb our inner balance.
Your body and mind are inextricably connected. At IMI, we’ve worked with thousands of individuals for over three decades: what our clinical experience proves time and time again is that there are seven key factors that impact your overall wellbeing.
Stressful events or unrelenting stressors can take many functions of your body offline. Total Body Modification (TBM) helps to reset your nervous system, put your body back online, and restore its ability to heal itself.
Your skin is the largest detox organ in your body, and a reflection of your inner health. Skin conditions often signal an imbalance in gastrointestinal health, immune dysfunction, toxic load, infection, and/or nutrient deficiencies.