In A Christmas Carol, Tiny Tim is Bob Cratchit’s disabled son, unable to walk for want of the medicine his father can’t afford. And without Ebenezer Scrooge’s change of heart, things were looking pretty grim for the boy. It’s all nice and happy for him in the end, but what about all those other Tiny Tims out there? We probably know at least one. They may not need crutches to walk, but inside they may be torn in two. A lot can happen in the 365 days between each Christmas, and it’s not always good. Hardships, relationships, the passing of loved ones…the first Christmas in a changed life can be as difficult as all the days before it. Sooner or later, we all need medicine to heal the wounds.
And that medicine doesn’t have to come out of a bottle…it can be a kind word, an invitation to a Christmas Dinner, a card, even an open ear not distracted by your online status. There are a hundred ways to share Christmas, and they don’t all have to be gift wrapped. This is a day when we can make a difference for all the Tiny Tims in our life, you’ve just got to work out who they are.
Easy to say. Some people have had a lifetime to practice hiding their pain. They say they’re fine when they’re not, they smile when they want to cry. Days blur into weeks, and then it’s Christmas again, with all the glitter and happy families leaping out from shopping centres and TVs. The happier they are meant to be, the sadder they can get. Loneliness, longing, remembering better times – these can all be very real and present when December comes around. They can be an elderly neighbour – their kids thousands of kilometres away – they could be a friend suffering the loss of a loved one, they could be a relative dealing with the end of a relationship. Whoever they are, you will know one, and while it might be easy to think someone else will look out for them this Christmas, maybe it would be easier to include them in your thoughts and actions. So make this festive season a happy one…for everybody.
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Benjamin Setter was involved in a motor accident in January 1991. The injuries sustained left him with a severe spinal curvature. Through a family friend, Benjamin received one Bowen Therapy treatment every week for three months. At the end of this period Benjamin was relieved and surprised to find ...Read More
Neck Pain Relief... Let us start with what can cause neck pain? While most people assume injuries happen playing sport, twisting the wrong way or lifting something – the truth is sitting around can be just as bad for the body. So what warning signs should you be looking out for when it comes to p...Read More
Some of the automatic benefits enjoyed by our clients at Setter’s Health Centre. Seniority: Benjamin is the most senior Bowen Therapy Practitioner in Townsville. As such he has seen a wide variety of clients and many varied situations that it is second nature for him to advise you on possibilitie...Read More
Multiple Sclerosis Relief With Bowen Therapy!! On Monday my Mother June and I had an incredible coffee meeting with Ian & Wendy Alley. Ian having been diagonised with Multiple Sclerosis in 1993 and came to see June and me to see if Bowen Therapy could help? As Bowen Therapy had only been tau...Read More
At Setter's Health Centre who have helped clients for over 26 years & offers a relaxed and professional environment. Testimonial Wonder!!! I found Ben during my first pregnancy, and in an effort to avoid induction, had my first ever Bowen Therapy. Although overdue, I went into labour the nig...Read More
The Inaugural Bowen Therapy Clinic of Townsville began at Setter’s Health Centre in November of 1991. Contact us about a Bowen Therapy session today! [gallery ids="9164,7694,7830,8253,8254,7732,8308,8168,9447"] The Inaugural Bowen Therapy Clinic of Townsville began at Setter’s Heal...Read More
Bowen Therapy Pain Relief Townsville EST 1991... Welcome To Setter's H.C. Bowen Therapy Pain Relief Townsville EST 1991. Are you looking for pain relief in Townsville? Try our gentle healing technique at Setter’s Health Centre. We employ the Bowen Therapeutic Technique – Bowen Therapy, which ...Read More
Bowen Therapy Townsville... Pain Relief Specialists in Townsville for 26 years. Contact Setter's H.C. for effective relief of Pain & Injury. Health Funds Approved! Bowen Therapy Townsville: Today’s lifestyles demand more and more from our bodies without always giving anything in return. We ar...Read More
Our backs have been with us for a long time…and not surprisingly sore low backs just as long. If your Upper back is hurting, first of all, make yourself more comfortable. Take a long cushion with you, particularly in the car or at work. If you’re sitting for long periods, stand up and walk a...Read More
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