Growing your holistic business
building in buffers

Building Buffers to Make Life Easier

As one of life’s ‘sensible’ characters, I have always had a tendency to build a buffer, in different areas of my life.  I was thrilled recently, when reading ‘Essentialism’ by Greg McKeown (a brilliant book about the disciplined pursuit of … Continue reading

how to stop confusing clients

How to Stop Confusing Clients

As a complementary practitioner or therapist, one of the easiest ways to confuse your clients is, by using jargon. When we train, we are taught to use language that is specific to our approach.  We get comfortable with using certain … Continue reading

starting a morning routine

Starting a Morning Routine

I noticed the topic of ‘starting a morning routine’ appearing everywhere. I got interested enough to buy a book ‘The Miracle Morning’ by Hal Elrod.  Although, I admit that it sat on my shelf for about a year before I … Continue reading

how to save money on marketing

How to Save Money on Marketing Your Practice

It can be really expensive setting up and running a practice, especially when you’re starting out.  One of the areas many practitioners and therapists try and save money on is marketing, often doing the tasks themselves rather than outsourcing them. … Continue reading

practitioner safety

Practitioner Safety

By its very nature, the work you do as a therapist or complementary practitioner with your clients is personal.  Occasionally, what is a kind gesture or comment from you, could get misconstrued and potentially lead to complications. The vast majority … Continue reading

comparison trap

The Comparison Trap

Have you ever found yourself falling into the comparison trap?  You see how everyone is so much further ahead than you, so much more sorted, busier, richer, and the list goes on. Constantly comparing yourself to others will stop you … Continue reading

how to write a client newsletter

How to Write a Newsletter

Newsletters sent out by email are a fabulous way of building your practice.  They allow you to keep in touch with your clients and remind them you are there, to build relationships with potential clients and share your knowledge. Many … Continue reading

how to stop feeling isolated

How to Stop Feeling Isolated

When you train as a complementary practitioner or therapist, you’re surrounded by colleagues and friends.  Everyone is excited about the future and building their practice. The reality of working in health and wellbeing can be very different. The feeling of … Continue reading

picking a niche for wellness business

Do I Need to Pick a Niche?

A reoccurring topic among therapists and practitioners at the moment is ‘do I need to pick a niche?’. Being a generalist Ultimately, the choice is yours, it’s your business and you don’t have to pick a niche, you can work … Continue reading