Known in Looe as Chris Southwell, I set up Making You Healthier, after leaving office life
Originally from Ireland I initially wanted to get into fashion or law. Spent 2 years studying law to discover I could not imagine myself in that industry, so quit my training (much to the shock of my family) and went into finance and commerce instead. Roll on 20 years of working in corporate London, which lead me to great insights of the world of banking and operations, marketing and human resources. I worked hard but was always stressed and really wanted to travel the world, as I am fascinated by cultures and how and why they work… I spent most of my free working time travelling and touring around Europe, Thailand, China, Australia, New Zealand, Middle East and Egypt and parts of the USA. Interestingly, I have still to see a lot of Ireland and the UK.
I have always been a anti-pill person, as they are so toxic, but more a believer of getting to the root cause of any mental or physical issues. Why can’t we look more to the causes and links of body and brain and not just to cover things up with pills or chemically prescribed drugs that make the big pharma billions? I believe we all have the power to be who we want to be, to fully enjoy what life has to offer for our unique personalities, experiences and passions AND we can have fun whilst doing it.
I became a Holistic Health Practitioner in 2012 when I made the decision to just work for myself. It is thanks to a combination of an Ayurveda Medicine, Yoga andMeditation and Neurplasticity that my world is now full of energy and a zest for life. Plus I have qualified in all of these areas too, so I now pass it on to help others achieve their goals and make changes to enhance their lives.
I moved from Hampshire to Looe in 2019 and just love The Dutchy for so many reasons. When I am is not at work, I meet up with new and old friends and enjoy what this fantastic county has to offer. My daily routine consists of a relaxing start to the day with sun salutation stretching, weights and meditation to help me on my busy day. I also practice yoga and run outdoors but my workouts are always gentle, mindful and uplifting as I believe that over-exercising is actually bad for our health.
I am one of the administrators for the New to Looe facebook page, which helps new people in the area to link up and attend and support local charity events and promote our amazing local businesses...
If I had the power to ban just 6 things, it would be:
- Perfumes, anti-perspirant and room sprays
- Farmed and imported fish
There is no ‘right way’ to go about being human-we are all different and different is good.
If you are going to invest in your mental and physical health, you will need to be honest with yourself and me and make the effort to work on the recommendations I give you. You will then see positive changes after just one session.
Ayurveda Health Consultant
Natural Herb Specialist
Massage Therapist and Qualified Aromatherapist