Will Christmas Be Your Tipping Point?

It’s Christmas! Time off work. Presents to buy. Drinking and eating more than you would normally. Visiting friends, family and loved ones (social distancing regulations allowing). It’s the season of goodwill, cheer, and demanding work priorities.     Cheer is exactly what we need—especially after the year we’ve had, because of the dreadful Covid-19 virus. […]

Preserving your Mental Health over the festive period

Preserving your Mental Health over the festive period The festive break is almost upon us and the countdown to Christmas has well and truly begun. If you’re like me, you may be thinking, “How will I get everything done?” Christmas brings its challenges—particularly this year, with the ever-changing rules around social distancing and who you […]

2020 Year In Review: Three Celebrated Achievements

Emotions can run high at this time of the year, as Christmas approaches and with the end of the year not too far away. Are you counting down the days to 2021? A new year with new possibilities, new hope and renewed optimism—where the challenges of 2020 can be put behind us. Do you wonder […]

What Will You Miss This Christmas?

This Christmas will be slightly strange for many, as we try to navigate the restrictions that have been imposed because of the pandemic.  Spare a thought for those whose families reside further afield, in different parts of the country—or, in some cases, in other countries. I hear stories on a daily basis from clients who […]

Behaviours that will Boost Self Confidence During COVID-19

Fear and uncertainty are the most common reasons why people feel stressed, anxious and helpless. With the coronavirus pandemic putting a halt to our daily routines and lives as a whole, people in the UK and worldwide are facing a severe mental health and wellbeing crisis. With a growing number of lives lost, accelerated changes […]

BBC Radio Sheffield Simon’s Journey of Faith Interview

Simon’s Journey of Faith guest recently was Mike Lawrence. Mike, who works as a Health and Wellbeing Consultant, shared some of the moments in his life when his Christian faith has guided and supported him. Listen back here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08srq60 Interview in two parts at 35 minutes and 46 minutes.

How to overcome barriers to communication while wearing a mask

How to Overcome Barriers to Communication While Wearing a Mask

Clients often ask me about books that I’ve read and techniques that I employ to overcome everyday challenges and retain consistent levels of motivation. An area of study where I excel and intrigues me is communication in all forms.  We’re communicating while wearing a face mask or face covering in places where it’s a mandatory […]

It's Time to Find Your Flow

It’s Time to Find Your Flow

Our daily way of life has changed for many.  We may have heard about the need for businesses to pivot and as we wait for the new normal to evolve and take shape.  How do we find our new flow or adopt a new flow to enable you to achieve your goals? I believe that […]

COVID-19 Remedies for people suffering with a Mental Health Condition

You may find it harder to get support and harder to follow your usual way of coping.   Many are managing to cope using skills learned through experience.    So, what are some of the mental health challenges?   The constant media commentary and regularly government briefings  can be a trigger for people who experience […]

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How I Continued To Support My Clients Through Lockdown Due To A Pandemic!!

Monday 23rd March seems a long time away, but that was the last client I saw face to face in my clinic in Broomhill Sheffield. I remember the session very well; she wasn’t typical of my clients. They are usually aged between 40 – 50, women business owners who are suffering due to the loss […]

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5 Areas of Your Life to Improve Your Wellbeing

Imagine, we bring in the dawn of a new decade in January 2020, you make your New Years’ resolution, set goals such as lose weight, stop smoking, save money, find new love, or seek a new career. Then we start planning holidays, celebrating special occasions with friends, or book concert tickets (which I did in […]

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Health & Wellbeing Tips During COVID-19 Whilst We Stay at Home

  How are you coping with the restrictions to your lifestyle? ‘There’s a lot of negativity and fear out there, but we need to find a way to laugh.’ Mike Marshall MD of eatsleepthink talks to Mike Lawrence, Wellbeing & Workplace Management Consultant, about his tips for mental and physical health whilst we all #stayathome […]

Winner of one of the 2020 Best 3 Therapists Awards for the second year in a row

Mike Lawrence Holistic Therapies is celebrating – again! They had been recognised for the second year in a row by the Best 3 Awards this week for making a significant difference to local people’s lives. Mike’s mission is to empower people to achieve their aspirations in the workplace and everyday life. The award recognises that […]

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Workplace Wellbeing – Mental Health At Work

How many times during a week have you found yourself saying, “I’m fine” to a colleague or friend when in fact you don’t really mean it? I asked this question earlier this week to a group of employees during a 1-day Mental Health At Work Awareness training session that I was hosting near Sheffield. The […]

Elaine Godley - elastic FM, holistic therapist Sheffield

Elaine Godley Elastic FM Interview with Mike Lawrence

I was invited on to the show to talk about my holistic therapy journey and how I made the transition from the corporate business world into the health and wellbeing industry. By Elaine Godley I have beaten cancer four times and cured myself of serious kidney disease. A qualified Nutritionist, Psychologist, former Athlete and Business […]

Best rated therapist in Sheffield 2019

The Best Therapist in Sheffield 2019

??What an honour – My practice has been hand-picked to be rated one of the top 3 therapists in Sheffield, UK! ? This required a 50-Point Inspection that includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. As they put it, ‘Only the bee’s knees!’ To view the result of […]