• Practitioner Spotlight – Susie Ray – Reflexology | Indian Head Massage, Bath & Frome, Somerset

    What therapies do you practice? Reflexology Indian Head Massage   What led you to do what you do? After trying many unfulfilling roles I took a break and was prompted to look into alternatives. Reflexology really resonated with me and having grown up with hormone issues and experienced subsequent fertility issues, it seems natural that this is the area I was drawn to and work the most in. I’ve studied many forms over the years and use a combination of techniques depending on the individual and their ailments. My specialisms are fertility, pregnancy, postnatal care and women’s health.   What’s the best thing about doing the work you do? I love…

  • Practitioner Spotlight – Siobhan Mchenry @Healthfullives – Integrative Nutrition | Health Coach | Functional Medicine | Brighton & Online

    What therapies do you practice? Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Functional Medicine   What led you to do what you do? My family and own health concerns after 25yrs working in Corporate and loosing friends and family to lifestyle related disease far too early.   What’s the best thing about doing the work you do? Helping people regain connection with what it feels like to be healthy – not just food or exercise but also through the important understanding of the intricate facets of our life that effect our health i.e stress, sleep, relationships, finances, environment etc.     To find out more about Siobhan and how she can help you…

  • Practitioner Spotlight – David Rees @Here To Live Life – Counselling | Life Coaching | Meditation | Mindfulness | – Devon & Online

    What therapies do you practice? Soul Plan Reading & Practitioner Training Courses Counselling Life Coaching Mentoring Meditation Mindfulness   What led you to do what you do? My journey started as a sports, fitness coach so was always drawn to helping others. One of the main aspects I was interested in through working in that field was the psychological part, human behaviour and the nature of life. Naturally I started to really look at my own experience along with working with groups and individuals. And here I am today…   What’s the best thing about doing the work you do? I tend to attract the inner explorers, the curious, courageous…

  • It’s Time to Top Up on the “Sunshine” Vitamin

      Now that Summer is almost upon us and we are having some glorious sunshine, we can step out, soak up some rays and receive some well needed vitamin D. After social distancing, mask wearing and frequent hand washing, ultimately your last line of defence is your body’s own immune system. There has been a lot of focus on vitamin D in recent weeks and studies are revealing the part vitamin D has on the immune system and the importance it can play during the pandemic. Even though it is possible to get enough vitamin D from your diet and exposure to sunlight, it is still reported that 1 in…

  • Practitioner Spotlight – Katie Cheeseman – Reiki | Reflexology | Holistic Massage | EFT | Meditation | Crystal Healing – Guildford, Surrey

    What therapies do you practice? Reiki Reflexology Holistic Massage EFT Meditation Crystal Healing   What led you to do what you do? My journey began in holistic healing therapies back in 2007 with Reiki. I was so and was affected by the emotional impact and the positive effects of energy work that I decided to train further in a range of holistic treatments. I have studied both Reiki and Kundalini energies both these energies have inspired a range of very special signature massage treatments designed for total stress reduction and inner peace. I have also studied African energy massage with Carol Mathebula. Vunkuwa focuses on individual needs and health and balanced body. It…

  • Creating Powerful Perceptions by Karen Oliver

    Build and Develop Your Own Resilience It is not always easy to remain upbeat during these times when we are all unsure of how long this will go on, what will happen after lock down and how to make sense of it all. While I don’t have a crystal ball, I am sure of one thing the ability to take on board what has happened, adapt our behaviour and search for opportunities is what helps us to overcome and build resilience.  We all have the ability to come out the other side stronger.  However, many of us find our mental health affected by the current situation and need to dig…

  • Practitioner Spotlight – Francesca Liparoti – Nutritional Therapy – London & Online

      What therapy do you practice? Nutritional Therapy – Nutrition & healthy lifestyle coaching What led you to do what you do? In my 20s I struggled with so many symptoms that held me back from living life to the full such as IBS, severe PMS, headaches, fatigue and depression. I could never get to the root of my issues until I started working with a Nutritional Therapist . My health and wellbeing transformed and I have never looked back. I was so inspired and passionate that I went on to study and train to become a Nutritional Therapist and finally qualified in 2013. What’s the best thing about doing…

  • Practitioner Spotlight – Jamie Vasilyan – Solution Focused Hypnotherapy | Coaching | Meditation – Bristol & Worldwide Online Hypnosis

      What therapies do you practice? Solution Focused Hypnotherapy Coaching Meditation What led you to do what you do? Diagnosed with ADHD and depression back in 2004, and it was my best friend who turned out to be a hypnotherapist that helped me clear my depression and manage ADHD. Inspired by this, I then trained as a Solution Focused Hypnotherapist, successfully helping people with anxiety, depression, and trauma. I was then drawn to specialise in ADHD hypnotherapy/coaching which is my passion and specialism. What’s the best thing about doing the work you do? The best thing about what I do is getting to watch people transform. Sometimes it can be…

  • Nutritional Therapist Francesca Shares Her Tips For a Healthy Immune System

    There is a lot of information all over the place about keeping healthy and strengthening or ‘boosting’ your immune system. I’ve been hearing and reading some cringe-worthy tips and advice, mostly from unqualified people. I’m a big fan of keeping things simple and I’m passionate about providing sensible and safe advice, and clarity for my clients and community. Here are 5 things I know to be true for a healthy immune system (and for health and mental wellbeing generally): Eating well Being well hydrated Daily movement Managing stress Sleeping well In this post I’m going to go through each one in the hope it provides you clarity and inspiration for the coming…

  • Fermented Vegetables: Boost your Immune System with this Probiotic Rich Recipe

    There has been quite a bit of information circulating recently about how the majority of the immune system is in the gut, so feeding the gut with good bacteria can help boost the immune system. The quantity and diversity of friendly bacteria can be increased a number of ways, one of which is by taking probiotic supplements. There is however an easier and cheaper way to get your fix, and you could well have all the ingredients already in your fridge and cupboards. You can whip up your own batch of fermented vegetables! Fermented vegetables undergo controlled microbial growth and fermentation. Fermentation is an anaerobic process in which yeast and…