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Edited June 2020. I started writing this at the start of the year and then pressed pause. It never got published as Covid-19 was becoming more prominent and then suddenly the world went into lock-down. These tips seemed a bit trivial or meaningless when we our daily routines and lives were being restricted. After a […]
10 simple mindful meditation practices that you can do throughout your week. Mindfulness is about being present and aware of your thoughts, actions, bodily sensations and space around you without judgement or criticism. In other words, paying attention to what you are doing in the present moment. Turning off the auto pilot and moving into […]
How are you feeling about 2020 so far? Relieved 2019 is over? Excited for a new decade? Starting a new year, and in this case, a new decade is perfect timing to reflect and look back at the previous year & decade. What did you learn, do or not do? What happened good, bad […]
For some people, money is one of the biggest obstacles to getting a regular massage. There, I said it. We don’t like to talk about money, it’s supposed to be a private issue. But I’m addressing it head-on. Regular massage is a considerable budget item, and it’s important to acknowledge that. I know this because […]
It’s exciting when you have a holiday on the horizon. You’ve been planning for it, dreaming about it and now it is just around the corner. For me, I love getting a holiday massage. I’m in a relaxed mood, I have plenty of time and it feels like a luxury, something special for me. Poor […]
Rei – Universal + ki – Life Force. Originating from Japan, Reiki today is one of the most common and sort after energy healing therapies in the western world. It is hands-on, energy-based therapy that channels and directs the flow of universal energy to the client. It works on balancing energy lines and chakras. Most […]
I’ve been in the Natural Therapy industry for a while now, and what I see more and more is a change in people’s attitude and the realisation of the importance of self-care. They are realising that massage, reiki or any other natural therapies are no longer about “pampering” ourselves or a luxury. It’s a form […]
Guess what? Apparently, 2019 is going to be a GREAT YEAR! Can you feel it? Do you agree with me? What I love about January is that it is the start of a New Year, a new page and a new leaf turned. We’re optimistic, positive and feeling fresh after our holidays. It’s like we are […]
As I begin writing this, there are signs and indications around the town of what is to come. Christmas decorations are appearing around town (including at the Loft.). Soon we are organising our diaries around staff parties, other end of year shenanigans, and last minute (“I haven’t seen them all year, so better now or […]