Interviewing Jon Unal

Tell us a little bit about yourself. I am a registered counsellor and the founder of Conscious Beginnings – Mindfulness & Psychotherapy www.consciousbeginnings.com.au. I work with people struggling with stress, anxiety, trauma, depression, and self-esteem issues. In addition to my psychotherapy private practice, I facilitate a variety of different mindfulness workshops. My passion is to help others to overcome life’s challenges and become the best version of themselves. I currently live in Brisbane with my wife and really enjoy the relaxed vibes here. Prior to Brisbane, we were based in Sydney for 7 years. In 2014, we took 16 months … Continue reading

SALLY CARSON – LIFE, WORK and MEDITATION

  Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where you live, what you do, do you have a family, a cat, a dog etc? I live in a semi-rural area to the west of Brisbane with my husband, four kids, a dog, four chickens and 2 budgies! I have a home studio from which I run my interior design/decorating and styling business. I have been in business for almost 20 years now and love what I do. It presents me with fantastic opportunities to help people transform their homes and work places. Describe your meditation routine i.e. how long have … Continue reading

IT STARTED WITH A WHIFF…

I had used Essential Oils before and I went to an Intro to Oils class with Katische, www.katische.com and Chantal, www.chantalroelofs.com . I wanted to catch up with a friend and I was a little bit curious about these doTerra Oils I had been hearing about and seeing around. I went with me the very firm intention of “I’m not going to buy anything.” We started with a drop of Wild Orange oil in my hands, I rubbed them together inhaled and I was hooked, by the time we got to Frankincense any intentions I had were completely gone! All the … Continue reading

MINDFUL PRACTICES TO BOOST ENERGY

I’m tired, I have no energy, I’m not sleeping well, are common       complaints from mothers and the 48+ female demographic. As strange as it sounds, keeping energy levels high is a priority to combat lethargy. Regular exercise for body and brain definitely improve the quality of sleep. Our bodies are designed to move and moving keeps the energy flowing. “Where energy flows, life flows.” The bodies lymphatic system transports lymph, a fluid containing infection-fighting white blood cells, throughout the body. Unlike the heart or the lungs the lymphatic system doesn’t have a pump and its movement that keeps the … Continue reading