"Reiki - Calms the mind. Empowers the soul. Fills the heart with compassion..." James Deacon
I am so proud to be a Reiki Practitioner and to share the benefits of Reiki with all of you. Since 2007 over 1.2 million people in the United States have turned to Reiki and many hospitals are offering Reiki to their patients. Those numbers keep growing by the many advocates who lament how Reiki has treated their conditions and their emotional stress. The flow of energy is improved and enables relaxation, reduces pain, speeds healing and many other benefits. I also offer meditation techniques that will help you wherever you are. (Talk soon).
I've been away for awhile and only because I've been busy which is a good thing, nothing serious! I've been busy offering the healing effects of Reiki sessions to various people.
What I have been concentrating on is opening up Chakras. What are Chakras, you ask? There are seven and think of them as pathways that promote harmony between the mind, spirit and body. In order from the base of the spine up to the crown of the head they are; the Root Chakra, The Sacral, Solar Plexus, Heart, Throat, Third Eye and the Crown Chakra all magical in their own way. Each one has a different color and a different element. For example the Root Chakra is the color red and is the earth element responsible for our stability in life. The Root Chakra includes our emotional need of being connected and being fearless. When the Root Chakra is blocked we may have a tendency to feel disconnected socially and emotionally. This is what I have been working on and it's so exciting! As a Reiki practitioner I am concentrating on opening up any of your blocked chakras! Ask me any questions about any of the chakras and I'll be happy to answer them for you. That's it for now as I am going to leave you to meditate - Namaste.
I hope to be back sooner than the last time. Until then you are special, you are awesome and you are enough!
Recently finished the Advanced Course in MIndfulness Meditation and wondering what else could I learn, the course was fantastic! More breathing techniques and Mindfulness activities, mantras and mundras were all a part of the experience and I am so glad I was a part of this. I am looking forward to being able to pass more of this to my wonderful clients.
Remember how important self-care is and how important you are. You are awesome! You are loved!
I'm so excited to tell you that I am facilitating a workshop for some of my wonderful amazing colleagues on Mindfulness Meditation that is named Healthy Living. I'm so excited to get them on board on this wonderful journey. They are incredible people and I want the best for them. During Workshop Two I will enlighten them on Reiki and all of its advantages. It is no doubt when you have a session you leave feeling extremely calm and well balanced. After it is important to be Mindful and to Meditate - I will give you tips for both of those. Remember, Meditation is not magical it is practical as I often say.
Be Mindful by listening to the sounds around you whenever you can. During a stressful time STOP and just take a minute - one minute to listen to what is around you or to feel your feet on the floor. When you are not stressed do the same thing - take a moment to listen to feel and to just be aware without judgment without wishing it was different. Just by doing that you are shrinking the gray matter and increasing the thickness of the Prefrontal Cortex (PFC) and that's what you want. When the PFC is thin that's when stress and anxiety becomes pronounced leading to you not feeling or doing so well. So be Mindful, Meditate and have a Reiki session to feel the benefits that you deserve. You deserve self-care! As a Life Coach I will also help you with nutrition and give you information you need on the difference between Mindfulness and Meditation. You are important! You are awesome! You are loved! Namaste
Continuing this holistic journey I have something wonderful to share with you. I am expanding and as a Life Coach I will give more helpful tips on how to manage life stresses that can come your way. During a Reiki session I work to open up the Chakras which play an important part in our alignment. When our Chakras are closed we are not in alignment and that causes so many ailments from indigestion problems, constipation (yes I know), neck and shoulder pain, lower back pain, stress, anxiety and so much more. As a Life Coach I will give you tips on how to work on keeping certain Chakras open that may be closed, what exactly is the difference between Mindfulness and Meditation and little things you can do during your day to help you. Also, what should you be doing to get a good night's sleep? I'll let you know. Of course turn of all the PED (personal electronic devices) at least a half hour before you turn in but there's something else you should be doing. Let me know if you're interested. Start this holistic journey and see how wonderful it is! I'm here for you. Namaste
How have you been feeling? How was the New Year for you? Did you make goals? Did you make a resolution? Do we always need to? No, we don't. And experts say that the best time to make a resolution is usually in the month of March. That's because a large percentage of people (over 50%) will break their resolution by mid January and by March people are in need of a focus.
I always focus on small goals, or to keep up what I have been doing with maybe some improvement. For me - it's to continue to meditate and self Reiki which is so important. As a Reiki practitioner I am seeing the changes in so many of my clients. They give themselves an affirmation each morning and you can too. A simple affirmation like "I am going to have a great day!" "I am a good mother!" "I am a good wife, sister, brother, niece, nephew, student...." You decide. How about "I am a good person, listener, friend......" "I have great eyes, hair, figure..." Saying your affirmation each morning, the same one or a different one or choose three will be amazing - watch how you days become.
Ever think about having a Reiki session? It will definitely be worth it! But don't take my word for it, come and see for yourself. Make that your goal - your focus - to treat yourself because you definitely DESERVE Self-Care!
Remember not to give up on meditating. Meditating is for everyone! Meditating can do so much for you! Meditation is the key to becoming who we are. When you have a Reiki session and I focus on opening up your chakras - you will be given valuable tips on the do's and don't's of meditating and also how to be mindful. Hope to see you in the New Year! Namaste
It was a very good beginning to the New Year but now where are we all at? COVID-19 has us all practicing physical distancing, going one way in a grocery store, markers signalling 6 feet apart, staying home, home schooling, etc. Going to the grocery store is a real effort and can be scary. Wiping down all your groceries even before entering the house, washing our hands until they are raw but we all need to do our part. My wish for all of you is health and peace always! I am grateful for the roof over my head, food in the refrigerator and able to exercise and of course meditating everyday! On a personal note, my husband has elderly clients so I make extra dinners and baked goods to drop off on their front steps. It makes me feel good.
In case you did not know I do distant Reiki which is amazing - just as if you were with me. Most times we set up the appointment, you lie down, set your timer for an hour and get up feeling amazing. Other times I do distant Reiki during the day when you are doing something else; however, that is not preferred.
Stay Safe! Stay Healthy! And you know the rest, wash your hands!
Has it really been this long? Depending on where you are we are now heading into our colder season. Our colder season filled with holidays but just how will they look this year? Still filled with love and reflection.
Take a moment every day even during these tumultuous times to think about or jot down what you are grateful for. I know we can all find something. Maybe working from home has helped you in some ways. Maybe you have recently connected with someone from awhile ago. Being grateful helps in so many ways. Feel more positive can energize us even to do simple tasks. Take a moment to think of 3 things you are grateful for. Try and have a gratitude journal and write in it every day 3 things you are grateful for - I know we can find 3 things. Do this for a week and let me know how it went.
My Best to You!
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2021!
Are you ready! Are you excited?
Let's begin with the positives! We were still able to stay in touch with our loved ones! We were still able to watch our shows on TV. We were still able to exercise; albeit maybe not exactly as we were used to and maybe had to discipline ourselves a little bit more. We probably learned more about ourselves and what we are capable of; not as technology challenged as we thought we were, we are strong and can get through the really difficult times. AND why don't we leave it at that. Is there really any reason to go into the not so good? We all know what they are and we definitely don't need to remind ourselves. We do need to keep reminding ourselves how awesome and amazing we are and we do need to continue to give ourselves self love! YOU ARE AWESOME! YOU ARE AMAZING!
This year in 2021 let's make one person happy each day and you should start with you! Maybe you'll make two people happy each day - you and then someone else. Love this idea? Me too! And. I'm. On. It.
Remember to give your mind a break and take some deep breaths and relax. You may also want to give yourself a treat by having a Reiki treatment that will calm you and help you to focus and be the best you!
Most of us always have good intentions with our New Years Resolutions - I say begin small and maybe begin on the Monday that follows or maybe you'll unwind a bit and then begin with a gratitude journal or get back into writing in your gratitude journal. Wait - just thought of a great idea - give someone a gratitude journal of their own - such a nice thing for you to do! Whatever your good intentions are - start small and if at first your don't succeed try try again - you've all heard that before and it is so true! You are only letting yourself down if you don't try again and before you know it you've done it! You've gone for a walk, you've reached out to the person you have been meaning to, you read the book that has been lying around...
Whatever it is - keep heading towards it and you will get there. Self love and self care are so important! You can't get there without them. Namaste
Wednesday, 4.21.21 and spring is in the air (just had to).
The weather may not feel like spring in some areas but we will get there! Add optimism to your list of self-care maintenance. I find it is healthier and easier to be optimistic. It took me a journey to get there and I'm so glad I did. Self-care is so important and it is amazing what it can do for you. Whether you take a walk, a few minutes of meditation, zoom with a friend(s), go for a drive, gratitude journal and so much more.
So how is everyone? We are a year plus into the pandemic and I hope everyone is feeling a bit more hopeful! We will return to our long ago "normal" but as far as I can see for the most part we are handling our new "normal" the best way we can. As always I am here for you to give you meditation tips and techniques for you, family, friends.... Of course having a Reiki session and opening up your Chakras gets you balanced and leaves you feeling calm. Remember even when you are in a good place you need self-care to maintain your health and emotional well being. So where ever you are in your life - take care of you! This doesn't have to be hours (although that would be great if you had the time) but minutes and a continuation - a little something everyday and you'll feel the shift. That wonderful shift! I am here to help so reach out to me!
I am also hopeful that during this pandemic we have all learned a little something whether that is about ourselves or others - there is something to be learned (always!). We have strength where we never thought we did. Be hopeful, honest, curious and kind. Namaste.
Summer is here and it is already the end of June - but we don't care because we plan on enjoying every moment; whether that is in the work place, home with children, taking summer classes and more we are not going to think about time passing before us as people often do. What does that do for us? Really - absolutely nothing so why not enjoy each day! Wake up and take a deep breath and remember to say something positive! Something positive about the day - it is going to be a great one! I am ready for to face the day! And how about saying something positive about you! You have a great smile! You do so say it! You are beautiful! You are so say it! You are loved! You are so say it!
I just finished reading I Am Enough by Marisa Peer recommended by my daughter, Carolyn, that speaks to the message that you are enough and when you recognize that you are enough everyone around you will too. This book is designed to increase your own sense of self worth and I highly recommend it.
The new book I am reading is Breath by James Nestor recommended by my son, Clint. The art of breathing and remember it ALL has to do with our breath so remember to take deep breaths in and out for at least one minute a day. When you retire for the night, when you wake up in the morning, take a break during the day to breathe and feel your breath. At a red light - take a deep breath. Breathe and recognize that you are enough!
You are wonderful as you. Breathe. You are enough. Namaste
It has been about a month since we have spoken and can you believe COVID cases are on the rise? Looks like some areas are back to wearing masks indoors even if fully vaccinated, and as frustrating as this all is I know we will all do what needs to be done. With that being said I have some great news! I am expanding my business that will now consist of Life Coach sessions. We will work together to bridge the gap between your current circumstances and the life you would like to lead. A more satisfying work life, better relationships, improved communication skills and more. AND you can have a hybrid session of Reiki and a Life Coach session. Can you imagine coming out of a thirty minute Reiki session feeling relaxed and calm with many of your Chakras opened giving you a better perspective to discuss a relationship(s), work, specific goals, etc.? Whatever you decide - your circumstances will improve. With Reiki I work on opening up your Chakras so you can put your best foot forward and Life Coach sessions will keep you focused on your needs with instructional guidelines. Whatever you decide, in the meantime if you haven't begun with a 5 minute daily mediation begin now! If you have continue and try to increase to 10 minutes daily.
I am so excited about the addition of Life Coach sessions! You begin with a free 15 minute consultation, tell me what is going on and I'll let you know my thoughts it's that easy! Namaste
Has it really been this long? Our summer months have passed and we are into fall! Football, apple pies, foliage and the fall feel. Of course this is only good if you like football and apple pies, foliage and the fall feel. I have to admit I like it all! I will miss that warm weather soon enough but I always embrace the change!
I want to remind you that I am expanding beyond Reiki and offering my services as a holistic relationship, health and wellness life coach. While helping you to achieve your goal(s) the mind, body and spirit will be awakened much like Reiki. Combining the two is very powerful and I want this for you! Become the person you want to be! There has been so much success with this and you can achieve this as well! Remember your free phone consultation so what are you waiting for? Give me a call - and let's begin. You can combine your appointment with a Reiki session followed by a life coach session. I'm excited for you! See you soon!
Take a look around at all the beautiful colors that are transforming before our very eyes and take a minute to slow down your breath and focus on you! You are awesome! Namaste