At this time of year, it’s tempting to sit back, slow down and gently coast along till Christmas.
The combination of darker nights and duller days, comfort food and cold weather, means that
the pace of our lives and our businesses often slows towards the end of the year. Rather than go
in to hibernation this year, why not choose revitalisation?
By following the guidance from our experts, your business could be refreshed and reinvigorated,
ready to make the most of January’s influx of new customers with freshly made resolutions and
a determination to improve their health. Autumn is a great time to try something new – sign
up for a course, think about what you want from your life and work and just plan ahead for a
Planning ahead is something we know all about at Holistic Therapist. As each issue takes
shape, we get to meet new people and catch up with old friends and we’re constantly inspired
by the way people make this industry such a caring and sharing place. In this issue, you’ll find
holistic therapists like therapists Janie Whittemore and soap maker Steven Chasen, who have
triumphed over considerable setbacks.
Our line-up of columnists includes some of the most eminent and experienced business
advisors and thought leaders in the holistic therapy world. You’ll find practical advice on how
to speak in public and get a speaking spot at a conference or exhibition, how to revitalise your
business, how to make more of your clients, how to sell with confidence and how to extend
your practice into working with animals. There’s guidance from some of the leading membership
organisations, some interesting new techniques and business ideas, the latest scientific
research, fascinating interviews, a debate on volunteering, scrumptious recipes, new products, a
visit to a clinical hypnotist, Ancient Persian medicine, news and views and even some ideas for
Christmas gifts to buy or make yourself.
In fact, just about everything you need to make the best of the next few months… We hope you
love reading this issue as much as we did when putting it together.