Spring Issue OUT NOW!Jason Firmager
The anticipation is over! The Spring issue has finally Sprung! Have you subscribed? Read on for Amy’s (editor) letter…
You can feel it in the air…the hope and renewal of spring, as we shrug off the cold, damp winter and emerge into the dawn of a new season of renewed success and fulfilment. Welcome to the spring issue of HTM.
This issue is practically vibrating with positivity and fresh ideas as we share the insights and wisdom of our holistic business experts with you, present some fascinating business case studies, explore different therapies, and present you with holistic health, beauty and lifestyle advice, products and people.
You may be thinking about expending your business this year, so we have some great advice on how to find the right people for you and your business, whether you’re a sole trader taking on your first member of staff, or a larger established practice looking for the right fit to add to your developing team. Our internet expert Jonathan Pollinger shares his advice on how to source staff online on page 15. Carolyn Story, CEO of the Association of Reflexologists, tells us how to conduct good interviews and be the ideal interviewee on page 16, we find out how to write the perfect job description on page 17, while Sandy Newbigging introduces us to the “Connect Effect” for forging great connections and relationships in all areas of life on page 37.
On page 24 foot reader Jane Sheehan takes us through that all important skill for new therapists – how to attract new clients, while life coach Mark Shields offers his advice for getting the most from your client sessions on page 26. Rachel Fairweather puts us in the picture about money, what to charge, and how to get what you’re worth on page 22. Because you are worth it!
Another theme of this issue is embracing change. On page 18 Louise Jensen shares her personal story of how she embraced and accepted change to move forward and thrive, while Rozy explores using yoga to initiate and embrace change in your life on page 40.
We’ve got tips for using Easter to promote your business on page 29, as well as some delicious dairy free Easter chocolate gift ideas on page 64. Charlotte Palmer cooks up a beautiful Easter vegetarian lunch recipe on page 55. Don’t forget Father’s Day – there’s a selection of ethical present ideas for dads on page 64.
We also welcome our new columnist, holistic health and beauty expert Janey Lee Grace, who recommends some fabulous natural beauty products to detox you from the inside out on page 52. We also introduce a new section, Meet the Maker, where we talk to the people producing ethical health and beauty products, starting with the captivating story of how getting a goat led to new health and a new business for a family from Wales.
Enjoy this issue and we wish you health, wealth and happiness,