Sandy Macken is a writer, paramedic with the NSW Ambulance Service and spiritual teacher. She has two decades of experience in frontline emergency health, and brings a calm, grounded approach to all she does. Sandy holds degrees in health sciences and education and she is currently studying a master’s qualification in counselling and psychotherapy. She has also been published in the international medical journal, EMS World.High-spirited yet also deeply pragmatic, Sandy is dedicated to fostering good health on all levels, especially among health and helping professionals, Sandy created peace in the fast lane, an online hub for inspiration and holistic health tools, as well as face-to-face learning zones to enhance and ignite the spirit. Sandy is an energetic and engaging thinker who unites spirituality and practical living. Her blogs have attracted considerable attention and inspired her to write her first book. She has extensive professional and personal experience with trauma, deep transformation, building resilience and fostering a blazing spirit. Sandy lives in Sydney with her partner, and they recently welcomed their first child in early 2018. When she is not working, writing or studying, you will find Sandy speaking to groups, teaching meditation or jetting off to India, where her own spiritual teacher lives, to fill up on the healing energy she so readily shares with everyone she meets.