Grief and Bereavement Counselling – what’s it all about?

 Following the sudden death of my beautiful sister in 2003, I embarked on a diploma course in grief and bereavement counselling. I found the course inspiring but sometimes difficult as I began to recognise the different stages that I had gone through. Following the death of Tania, I felt that all around me people were Continue reading »

Benefits of Paraffin Wax Therapy

You may already be familiar with paraffin wax treatments at spas and nail salons — it’s a luxurious addition to a manicure or pedicure. But you may be surprised at what else paraffin wax is used to treat. Paraffin wax is a common option in heat therapy treatments for people with arthritis or other rheumatic Continue reading »

Want to make your own bath bombs?

I was thinking of making some new bath bombs this weekend (they are great for incorporating into gift sets including hand cream, soaps, candles etc.) and then I thought that maybe you would like to make some yourself (may be a good activity with your children especially coming to the end of the summer holidays). Continue reading »

The Magic of Hopi Ear Candles!

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Hopi ear candling is a load of rubbish. After all, who would think that putting a candle in your ear and lighting it would be a sensible thing to do! However, Hopi ear candling (also known as Thermo Auricular Therapy) is an ancient therapy with positive benefits. The magic Continue reading »

There is more to Lavender than meets the eye!

As a qualified aromatherapist I love using many different types of oils (always organic and pure) and blends for various treatments. One of my favourite blend is Lavender, Bergamot and Lime. A great combination for a relaxing but also uplifting treatment. Bergamot has a sweet but fruity aroma and is a great anti-spasmodic oil but Continue reading »

Learning Reflexology changed my life!

I was having a particularly stressful time at work (travelling 4 hours a day to and from the office near Wembley). I met up for a drink with my friend Lynne on a Friday evening. It was a beautiful warm, sunny evening and we sat in the beer garden chatting, catching up and generally putting Continue reading »

Why Bluebells?

Apart from loving the bluebell flowers and especially the colour. I struggled to find a name for my therapy business. However, I knew that I wanted to link it to my beautiful sister, Tania who passed away at the age of 37 in 2003. My parents have a picture of Tania and I sitting in a Continue reading »

Wooden Wick Candles

  I was looking for a candle to burn in my treatment room that didn’t make my asthma bad (it’s great for the client to feel lovely and relaxed following a treatment but not so good if the therapist has to reach out for her Ventolin inhaler halfway though!) I couldn’t find one! So, after lots Continue reading »