My Ideal Writing Day

I dream of having time to indulge my writing passion without distractions. Here is my ideal writing day. What is your ideal day? There are far too many domestic distractions while my children are young, but it is getting easier now that they are growing. Where previously I snatched an hour while they napped, I…

Sound Therapy and Reiki Healing

Are you familiar with sound therapy? It is often used alongside reiki healing therapy to give powerful transformative treatments. Here is my early experience of sound therapy from a spiritual retreat I attended several years ago: I attended a spiritual retreat for a weekend on which I was introduced to the ways of our Shaman…

Healing Your Inner Child

How to take care of your inner child, even when you don’t know what they need. Earlier this month I signed up for an online Reiki Summit, where I listened to recordings with guest speakers about a variety of topics centred on the use of reiki healing energy for self-care and good health. Some of…

How to Start a Business During a Pandemic

How I launched my Reiki therapy business while simultaneously managing life as a single parent with a chronic pain condition. Incorporating I had a bad couple of weeks with eye pain caused by ingrowing eyelashes recently. It resulted in an emergency appointment at the local eye hospital and a week of antibiotic eyedrops to soothe…

Hugging and the Need for Touch

Do you miss hugging your friends? It still feels strange to meet up with people that I love and not being able to get close or touch them. But then we have found alternative ways to show our love during these times of pandemic and social distancing. I still receive lots of hugs from my…

When Reiki Healing Doesn’t Work

Reiki energy healing is becoming more popular in the Western world as a method for holistic healing. People receive training (myself included) in how to harness the natural energy that is available to all, and we learn how to feel subtle differences in other people, to distinguish what kind of healing they might require. But…

I’m a Reiki Practitioner!

I celebrated one very special achievement last week: I obtained my certificate for Okuden Reiki 2nd Degree, following a long period of time to study and complete coursework requirements. It means that I may now practice as a professional reiki therapist if I should choose. I am still not ready for that leap, but it…