My first career was in IT support. I graduated in this field in 1992. It was nothing that excited me. I did it, because that's what people did - get degrees and find work.
In 1993, after lifting a heavy PC, I suffered from years of chronic low back pain. I was convinced that my back was injured. Of course it must have been - I picked up something a little too heavy for me with possibly a bent back and that created years of great discomfort.
I couldn't bend much, sit on soft sofas and exercise was limited to swimming and yoga. There was no pattern to the pain; sometimes exercise made it worse. Sometimes, I did nothing all week and even then some days it was there and the next completely gone.
I tried the usual; visit the GP, osteopath, physiotherapist, had x-rays, etc... However, nothing helped and it just got progressively worse. After learning about mind/body healing-
***I managed to cure my own back pain***
I started to use the same method to get rid of other aches and pains.
Some years later, I picked up meditation. I saw that it had profound changes to my health. My overall happiness and abilities to cope with difficulty have dramatically improved. I have far less anxiety and stress than I ever had.
In January 2014, I trained in becoming an EFT and Matrix Reimprinting practitioner which enables me to help others with their pain and last year I qualified as a -
***META Health Master Practitioner***
I love this healing modality, as the answers always come from the client. I simply use their symptoms as guidance, deploying techniques used in NLP, like reframing, pushing limiting beliefs, EFT, etc..., but always in tune with the body's needs.