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How Can I Start the New Year with a New Fitness Plan that I Will Stick to?

With the approach of each new year, we all become inspired by a sense of renewal and start to develop hopes for doing things better this time around. It’s all good. But New Year’s resolutions have a sneaky way of slipping out from under you before you actually scratch the surface of achieving your goals. Whether your resolution is to lose weight faster or get more lean and chiseled, the scariest reflection remains whether or not you’ll be able to [...]

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Points for CPD

Jane Sheehan discusses the relevance of CPD in holistic therapy When I first started doing reflexology and foot reading, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) was something that your accountant did.  A professional belonged to a professional body and to remain a member, they would have to show that they had continued their development through a formalised system.  This was such a tradition that even HM Customs and Revenue recognised CPD, thus allowed tax relief. More recently, holistic therapy associations have recognised the [...]

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Marketing on a Shoestring…

Rachel Fairweather has been earning a living from massage for twenty years from an organisation that started on a shoestring. In this article she shares how you can do the same Nothing seems designed more to strike fear into the heart of your average therapist than the word “marketing”. The term seems to conjure up images of huge departments of creative gurus, glossy brochures, expensive web campaigns, and yes, money, money, plus more money – big budgets, which as a [...]

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Warming foods for Chilly Weather

Karen Watins shares knowledge on foods to create inner warmth during the chilly months With chilly mornings and evenings, lots of us are pulling on jumpers and jackets to keep warm. In addition to these extra layers, there are a few dietary tips that can help boost circulation and prepare for the cold months ahead. Chillies There are some ‘super-foods’ that really can enhance circulation. Top of the list would have to be cayenne pepper or chilli powder, which is a wonderful [...]

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DESIGNING THE PERFECT LOGO FOR YOUR COMPANY

It isn’t always easy to design a suitable logo for your company. The ideal design may become apparent straight away, or it may take extensive time and resources to create the perfect one. One thing’s for sure – for those that order letterheads online alongside the wide range of other forms of print marketing, the right logo is essential. It effectively sets the stage for your brand, and is one of the things that your clients and customers will best remember [...]

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Network it

Marketing consultant and founder of FindNetworkingEvents.com, Stuart Russell, shares the importance of networking as a marketing tool Running your own therapy business doing the thing you love can be a great way to way to earn a living, but as with any business it still requires promotion to ensure a steady stream of customers. Unfortunately, for many of you this can be seen as a chore and is often neglected. However, there is a way that marketing can be fun. Over [...]

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