Workshop Meditation

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From time to time you may attend a workshop or even run a workshop yourself. If you are looking for a meditation to kick off proceedings this is a great one to start with. If you’re a member of Spotify you can listen to this meditation soundtrack and use it for your next group meditation. …

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What is Reiki?

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To explain Reiki, particularly to people who have no prior experience or knowledge of energy healing is like trying to explain why the sky is blue. It can turn into quite an involved conversation. I generally try to meet people where they are, starting from a common level of understanding and building from there. If …

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Crystal Cleanse under the Full Moon

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Over the years I have accumulated a fair number of crystals. Some are personal just to me, some are ornaments, while others I use for healing.  When you put your crystals to work soaking up the negative vibrational energy of others, it’s important to take care of them and cleanse them to keep them in …

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A note on Reiki Symbols

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As a Reiki Practitioner, I hold the symbols passed down to me in high regard. To me, they are sacred and should only be passed on orally from Master to the student to unlock the flow of the Life Force Energy. This was the tradition and it’s one I believe should be upheld. I visualise …

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Know your Chakras

While Reiki and the chakra’s do not necessarily come from the same spiritual traditions, they do work well together which is why I offer chakra balancing as a healing therapy. Before I explain a little about Reiki and chakra balancing, I’ll explain exactly what your chakras are. A chakra (pronounced cha-kra) is a centre of …

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Smudge it out

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Have you ever felt there was negative energy around you or you’ve just felt down for no apparent reason? Watching the news is enough to depress anyone these days but perhaps one story, in particular, got to you. Perhaps you’ve also noticed a few things going wrong. You didn’t get the job, you lost your …

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Bibliotherapy: Could this novel therapy help you?

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The UK’s Guardian newspaper ran an interesting story the other day that got me thinking. The article discussed the idea that GPs are going to give books to help teenagers with mental health issues. “Take two chapters daily – how to prescribe fiction.” Within the article two ‘seasoned bibliotherapists’ discussed the power of novels as …

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Animal magic – Reiki for your fur babies

If like me you are besotted with all creatures great and small, you will naturally be a stressed out earth mamma if your family pet is under the weather. The great news is Reiki can help our furry friends. In fact, the procedure for treating animals is not so different to that for humans, although, …

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Back to Nature with Reiki

If you have already been attuned to the ancient healing system of Reiki, you will be aware if the benefits for you and your family but did you know it has other uses too? Apart from self-treatments and treating others, Reiki can be used for a number of other purposes. This makes it quite distinct …

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The Spirit of Motherhood

Nowadays it takes more than maternal instinct to cope with the demands of the modern family. Read on as I share my insights on how to survive the stress factor.   “In my time, I have been called many things: sister, lover, priestess, wise-woman, queen.” Morgan Le Fay, The Mists of Avalon   It’s the …

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