Welcome to the Emma-Kate Wellbeing Journal

An intimate space where I share my thoughts, experiences and news on all things massage, mindfulness and life. If you’ve got your own story to tell, I’d love to hear it – please contact me to feature on this page.

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Finding Joy Despite Chronic Pain

Listeners will learn about coping strategies that enable self-acceptance, confidence, happiness to lead a fulfilled life while living with chronic health issues.View the original article here....

March 15, 2021

The C Word

What happens when the glue that keeps your family together dies? Mindfulness practitioner Emma Woodham lost her mum, Sally in 2020. She joins Helen to talk about the pain and beauty of being present for a loved ones final months....

March 8, 2021

Led by heart, backed by mindfulness

I invite you to read my published article featured in the Unika June 2020 issue....

June 8, 2020

Take 5 minutes with Emma-Kate

Grab your drink of choice – no judgement here – and enjoy 5 minutes with me. I've got an update for you on my massage treatments and mindfulness sessions as we head towards Alert Level 3, I'll share my thoughts on my time in self-retreat and let you know about a therapeutic treat for your Mum this Mother's Day....

May 4, 2020

Interview with Hearts Kids, talking about my Heart story and how I use Self compassion in my daily life

Here is an interview I did with Hearts Kids on 8 April 2020, talking a little about my Heart story and how I use Self compassion in my daily life....

April 8, 2020

The power of touch & the power of our minds

And, what if, at the end of this all – when we come out the other side – we’ve strengthened ourselves; we’ve strengthened our connections, we’ve strengthened our communities. We’ve discovered how resilient we are and how we can support the people around us. I feel for everyone who is struggling with uncertainty, worries and anxiety. As humans we don’t cope well with the unknown and fear is a natural response. My words to you, are to challenge your response to the unknown. Our ...

March 20, 2020

2020 didn't start as planned 💔

The achiever in me feels like I should always start my emails on a positive note. But I want to be raw and honest with you – it’s been an emotional and heart-breaking start to 2020. For those that read my last email of 2019 you’ll know that I was looking forward to embracing Christmas with a simple picnic in my Mum’s garden. Mum was in remission from aggressive stomach cancer. Unfortunately, this didn’t last, and Mum’s cancer returned. Apart from the odd night – since Boxing Day I ...

February 27, 2020

And just like that, we're three weeks out from Christmas

Hello, and welcome to my last newsletter for 2019. Not only is this my last newsletter for 2019, but my last for this decade! As we prepare for Christmas, get ready to farewell 2019 and welcome in the new year- I wanted to take a moment to remind you about how Emma-Kate Massage Therapy and Well-Being can help you on your journey....

December 9, 2019

Life with a Congenital Heart Conition

Born with a rare congenital heart condition, doctors didn't think Emma-Kate would survive into adulthood. But she's consistently proved the doctors wrong, and is keen to share her hope with others. Emma-Kate doesn’t remember her first heart event – she was just a week old at the time. But her mother vividly remembers Christmas Eve 1974 when she found her week-old infant blue in her crib."It was really weird," says Emma-Kate. "The cat was creating a real racket outside my room and so Mum went...

September 17, 2019

My Heart story

Today was a very nerve racking and exciting day I was interviewed by Monica Ferguson for her new podcast Maiden Speech, she asked me to tell my Heart story and how and why I chose to live my life the way I do. Listen here....

April 11, 2019

Facing my anxiety

I have chosen to share our story in hopes it will help others and opens up conversations. I have spoken to my Mum and we both agree we want something positive to come out of all of this. I am know for being strong, good under stressful situations along with being well organised and able to cope well not matter what is going on and doing so with a big bright smile. I am all of those things but for the first time in my life I am suffering from ANXIETY and its a horrible feeling. Most people will s...

April 10, 2019

February 2019 News

I hope your start to 2019 has been relaxing and that you’re looking forward to embracing another year around the sun. Change often comes with a new year and this is certainly the case for Emma-Kate Massage and Well-Being. Some of you may know by now that I have moved my city practice to Level One, 104 The Terrace, Wellington. Nothing changes other than location for my city clients. You’ll still receive the same great service and you can continue to book online....

February 19, 2019

October 2018 News

Firstly, you may notice that Emma-Kate Massage Therapist has a new look. I’ve re-branded to better align myself with the new services I now provide. Say Hello to Emma Kate Massage Therapist – Massage & Well-Being....

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