Hailing from the beautiful islands of Fiji in the South Pacific, Arishma is of Indian descent. She has been living in Sydney, Australia for the last 18 years.
Coming from a family of teachers, high performance has been an intrinsic value of Arishma’s. She was the Dux of her primary and secondary schools in Fiji. In June 2000, Arishma travelled alone to Australia on a student visa. To meet her financial obligations, she found herself juggling both studies and work priorities. Arishma graduated with honours (B.Com) from the University of New South Wales in 2005.
Post graduation, she continued to strive towards success, working for credible brands like American Express, HRX (now People Scout), Google Australia, CareerOne.com.au and recently with Pivot Software as Head of Sales (Asia Pacific).
Driven, ambitious and a hard worker, she was happy to work long hours, enjoying the benefits of recognition, great pay and the comfort life brought. So she continued to strive for the next success. However, Arishma’s success came at a cost.
In 2010 Arishma was admitted to hospital suffering severe pancreatitis, where she spent 3 weeks fighting for her life in ICU and 3 months in post recovery. This was the beginning of facing the repercussions of neglecting her mental and physical well being, and also the start yeah of her journey of self discovery, acceptance of her conditions and healing.
In addition to regular medical care, she also discovered complementary modalities, such as meditation, mindfulness, Reiki, cognitive and behavioural therapies, body work, Bikram Yoga, EFT, Kinesiology etc. She found EFT used by several therapists and they were proving to be very effective in crisis management. Arishma is a Reiki Master (Usui, Holy Fire & Karuna Reiki). As an EFT Practitioner, she is a member of The Gary Craig Optimal EFT Course. Arishma is dedicated to her ongoing professional development in this field.
Being a high performer, she empathises with the challenges ambitious individuals face in their journey towards success. The struggles experienced by you are understood. If she has gained anything tangible from her work life, it is active listening skills. She is able to aptly use her corporate experience to create sessions and programs tailored to the individual or group. She is passionate about helping you thrive in whatever area you wish to work on, be it self care, finding that motivation and empowering you in achieving success the way you hope you to gain.