In 1999, the stress of working for a national magazine left me physically and emotionally wrecked. A wonderful acupuncturist helped heal me: her treatments alleviated my headaches, digestive issues, back ache, panic attacks and high stress levels, among other symptoms. It was bliss to feel calm, clear, re-energised – and finally strong enough to leave my job and a dysfunctional relationship. I was compelled to become an acupuncturist myself so I could help others in the same powerful way.
At college, I met the inspiring and wise face reading teacher Lillian Bridges. She just “got me” instantly. I felt seen, understood. I immediately did a face reading apprenticeship with her in Seattle. This has given me a profound understanding of people’s characters, health, emotions and deeper motivations, and a realisation that we do all have a unique purpose in life.
Yet something was missing… I was still living in a tiny flat in London, was still dogged by depression and anxiety, and had new health challenges. Just when I thought I’d got everything sorted outwardly, my life journey took me even deeper…
I found myself returning to my roots near Marlborough and immersing myself in nature. My life finally truly started transforming when I began to go inward and listen to my intuition, deconstruct unhelpful mental beliefs and connect with people from my heart. This is how I stay centred and clear in these chaotic, changing times.
My own deep healing process continues in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside.
It took me years to work through early traumas and take down my ego’s defences and reconnect with my heart. Now, through face reading and acupuncture, I have the joy of helping others rediscover their true natures and inner alignment again.
I graduated as a licensed acupuncturist from the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading in 2005, and did an apprenticeship (2008) and Master Face Reading Programme (2013) with the international face-reading authority Lillian Bridges, whose Chinese lineage passed the wisdom down to her.