Tag: Wellbeing

Removing Toxic Chemicals from your life

Removing Toxic Chemicals from your life

This time last year, my best friend was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. It was one of the worst and most shocking times as she had always been so healthy. She was advised very early on by her medical team, to stop using her regular deodorant because it contains aluminium and parabens, both of which have been linked to causing cancer.

When my friend told me this, I could not believe that this advice was given post diagnosis, surely we should be advised of this in order to prevent ever having to receive this awful diagnosis?

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3 Ways Meditation Changed my Life

3 Ways Meditation Changed my Life

2015-05-24 13.31.32Five years or so ago, I had never knowingly meditated in my life, I was stressed, anxious, unwell and unhappy. I felt as though my life had spiraled out of all control and I had absolutely no idea what I wanted nor who I was. As I looked around my life, I knew I had actively participated in every single part of it’s creation, the people I had chosen to be with, the house I so happily purchased, the qualifications I had worked so hard for. I had certainly taken part in every aspect of it and yet I felt as though it had all just appeared one day and I was completely disconnected from it. 

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Becoming an Holistic Therapist – Part One

Becoming an Holistic Therapist – Part One

As a passionate teacher, I often teach people skills and techniques which help them to find their passion or purpose in life. One of the most common questions I therefore get, is how do I become a (holistic) therapist or set up my own practice?

Whilst there is no definite path to becoming a therapist, I can advise how I found my path. There are many key steps that I have taken to build Beam, this blog introduces the first five. A further blog will go deeper into more steps.

1. Follow your joy

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Why Meditate?

Why Meditate?

I firmly believe one of the most positive things you can do to take control of your own health and happiness is to meditate regularly. In Eastern cultures, meditation is often recommended by medical professionals when ailments start to arise and it is not hard to understand why.

Here is a whistle stop tour of five of the benefits of meditation, there are of course so many more!

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