Leafless trees, frosty mornings, frozen lakes and a low sun creates a magical wintry picture. There is a sense of stillness, that Nature is resting. But below the earth’s surface, plenty is happening. Seeds are undergoing a vital process of recharge and restoration....
On Hand Blog
Stay up-to-date with free tips and guidance from SJA Holistics, professional Reiki and Shiatsu Practitioner.
We need rest – not resolutions
Forget the calls to set intentions, to complete quizzes and create vision boards “for 2022 success”.
What we really need right now to calm nerves, keep our feet on the ground and bring a sense of release and relief, is rest.
The biggest thing standing between you and greatness
Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu called it “our greatest possession”. Mahatma Gandhi called it “real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver”. What am I talking about? Your health! "the state of being free from illness or injury" Aside from the discomfort of being unwell,...
The imperfect path to health and healing
The path to health and healing is rarely linear. Nor is there one blueprint that works for everyone. This is why Shiatsu is so powerful: every session is unique to you and also gives you the skills you need to take your health into your own hands.
Three ways to soothe stress with Shiatsu
Most of us probably know that a little stress is good. In fact, the human body is designed to experience stress and react to it. When you experience changes or challenges (stressors), your body produces physical and mental responses. That’s stress. But at what point...
Taking good care of yourself in the workplace
Remember the days when workplace bonuses included the option of a gym voucher, and Fridays were often about boozy lunches that rolled into evening sessions? Well that was my experience in the world of agency PR back in 2005! That gym voucher was about the extent of...