- manchester, uk
I am the founder ofHealthyHeadspace.com and www.luxewellbeing.com and operate as a mindfulness and meditation teacher across the Greater Manchester, UK area. I am also a Diploma qualified body,spa and facial skincare therapist, and a graduate of Reiki Tummo level 2.
My journey into wellbeing began in 2010 when I faced personal challenges and attempted to escape my problems by running away to build a new life in Hong Kong. Once there I quickly realised I had retained my unhealthy lifestyle, troubling thoughts and unhealthy headspace. I couldn't escape my misery, even though I’d escaped the people and conditions inflicting it.
Shortly following my move to Hong Kong I went along to a mindfulness meditation class. From that day my life changed significantly for the better. The meditation class was not aligned to any religious or spiritual theory, was easy to follow and simple to practice. I became totally hooked.
For a period of three years I worked and travelled across the Asia continent immersing myself in the birthplaces and traditions of Buddhism, mindfulness, and Reiki energy theory. I became a dedicated student of leading meditation teachers who patiently helped me develop mastery of mindfulness.
I started to focus on how I could reduce stress in my my work life and began to integrate small wellbeing activities into my lunchtimes and at the end of my work day. I invited colleagues to join me and before I knew it, I was leading a Wednesday wellbeing hike, and many other workplace wellbeing activities.
Today, wherever I work, rest or play I am an ambassador and role model for wellbeing. I dedicate 45 minutes each day to sitting quietly to practice healthy headspace and I find my small investment of time fuels innovative ideas, expands my creativity, enhances my resilience and much more.
I also have a business career background spanning 15 years when I managed organisational development projects, employee engagement, and education initiatives, and was responsible for delivering business integration and performance improvement. Just recently I created and implemented a bespoke wellbeing solution for Marks & Spencer. The solution drove employee recognition, and role modelling of M&S values and behaviours.
Ultimately I dedicate my career today to helping people achieve wellbeing wether it be in personal time or a workplace context.
Please contact me by email for advice or with any questions you may have email@example.com