Louisa Hamlin Louisa is co-founder of Breathe Inspiration Journal. She directs Breathe’s online presence and through her writing offers guidance on achieving inner calm through mindful meditation and self-awareness. Louisa is a business coach and a specialist in online reputation management – she is the director of Let Us Respond. She has a love for online communications, which drives her need to inspire and empower business owners to adopt a more mindful, self-aware approach to business management, particularly on the internet. Family is Louisa’s most valued asset. She lives an active life in Melbourne’s inner west with her son Cooper and spoodle Coco. They spend their time together enjoying the company of family and friends and getting up to as much mischief as possible! Louisa believes everyone has a unique story and that how we approach the journey of life is what ultimately shapes our character. Everyone is capable of great change, and it is usually the most profound of transformations that are ignited by adversity. Through Breathe, she hopes to nurture a more conscious awareness in the way people treat themselves and each other.
  • 5 relaxation techniques for kids I am the proud mother of Cooper, my seven-year-old son. He is inquisitive, creative, compassionate and FULL of beans. I couldn’t ask for a better human being to share my life with. But since he was an infant, I’ve found it challenging to get him settled in the evenings. My only answer has been a […] 6 responses December 29, 2015
  • Understanding your chakras Our chakras are energy centres that are responsible for our physical, mental and spiritual functions. They are influenced by everything we do, meaning our frantic lifestyles – stresses at work, relationship issues, not taking enough time to just breathe and relax – can cause them to become blocked and unbalanced. An understanding of these little […] No responses December 20, 2015
  • What you need to know about reiki Reiki originates from Japan and focuses on the energy of the body. It is mainly sought as a means of relaxation and stress reduction and promotes healing of the mind, body and spirit. The word reiki is derived from two Japanese words – ‘rei’ meaning universal wisdom or the higher power. ‘Ki’ defined asthe life […] No responses October 25, 2015
  • 15 affirmations for a harmonious life Waking up with an anxious mind is not a good way to start the day. But finding balance in life is a challenge for many people. Our lives seem to get more and more hectic as we attempt to juggle work, family, exercise, social activities and other time-consuming responsibilities. It’s exhausting and it’s so easy […] No responses September 13, 2015
  • The gifts after cancer When Jo Francis was twenty-six she found a lump in her breast while taking a shower. Eight years earlier her mother had battled cancer and needed a breast removed, and before that, Jo’s grandfather had passed away after suffering from a rare form of stomach cancer. Jo, too, was facing the disease and less than […] No responses September 13, 2015