A Fleet Hargate lady is delighted after her firm has been featured on an internet site showcasing small business homeowners with disabilities.
Christine Bowyer-Sopp and her business Soboan Candles, has been highlighted on the Dentrepreneur web site.
Christine (58) began the business after having to take early retirement following a stroke.
She has restricted mobility, decreased vitality ranges, reminiscence points and vertigo, as a result of fibromyalgia and a stroke.
She used making candles as her remedy however determined to show it right into a business.
Christine has additionally mastered the craft of soapmaking and has added artisan pure soaps to her product assortment.
Christine’s love of high-quality fragrances began when she misplaced her son to most cancers.
She mentioned: “While grieving for my son, I used perfume to assist my despair: merely strolling round my home and smelling a beautiful perfume made me smile, and I welcomed something that made me really feel somewhat completely happy inside.
“I began making scented wax melts and candles as a part of my rehabilitation from grief and the stroke: the fragrances lifted my temper, the bodily components of constructing issues helped my leg, arm and hand actions, and the chemistry side stimulated my mind.
“Making scented issues grew to become my remedy.”
Finding extremely scented wax melts was tough so Christine began making her personal and exploring completely different perfume oils from varied corporations.
Eventually she discovered perfume oils she was proud of and started making her personal wax melts so she may stroll round the home all day smelling lovely scents which made her really feel completely happy and taking her thoughts off her grief.