Serendipity in Every Day – Lifestyle

We all know that person. The man or woman with the seemingly perfect life, all in control, with everything seeming to always break his or her way. “They’re just so lucky,” is a familiar refrain. And so it would seem. I would argue, though, that luck has little to do with good fortune. It isContinue reading “Serendipity in Every Day – Lifestyle”

50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind

These questions have no right or wrong answers. Because sometimes asking the right questions is the answer. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? Which is worse, failing or never trying? If life is so short, why do we do so many things we don’t like and like soContinue reading “50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind”

Life as a Game – Five rules for coming out ahead

We frequently refer to life as a game. As with any game, rules prevail. Yet in life, we’re not given a rule book. Each of us plays with our own unwritten game book, made up of our own rules, as well as those that have been imparted to us by our parents, friends, and peers.Continue reading “Life as a Game – Five rules for coming out ahead”

Do You Hear What I Hear? – Exploring New Gateways To Healing With Sound

For centuries, healers have intuitively used the therapeutic powers of sound. In the native traditions of ancient cultures, examples of sound and vibration — as elemental in creation and to wholeness — abound. Whales, for example, are clairaudient: they can hear both very low and very high frequencies, and can communicate through complex vibrational patterns.Continue reading “Do You Hear What I Hear? – Exploring New Gateways To Healing With Sound”

Taking Time Out for Yourself: The Only Way to Conquer Stress and Its Effects

In today’s world, we all have countless demands on our time and energy. Obligations from work, education, family, church, and countless other outside factors all pile up and lead to never-ending stress. This burden of stress creates imbalances in our bodies which manifest themselves in different ways. Acne breakouts, digestive irregularity, aches and pains, tensionContinue reading “Taking Time Out for Yourself: The Only Way to Conquer Stress and Its Effects”

Our language reflects our consciousness like a pure mirror.

The words we use, the exclamations, the metaphors and similes all indicate the vibrational space from which we inhabit and create. Traffic today was a bitch! I’m going to ‘kill two birds with one stone.’ Listen to the vibration of your words and phrases. Is it possible to live from a truth of equality ifContinue reading “Our language reflects our consciousness like a pure mirror.”

Touching the Unborn – How Energy Therapy Can Be Applied In Utero

Most mothers will tell you that as a child begins to develop within the womb, he feels the effects of her life decisions. Live a stressful life, and the unborn child is sure to fight back. Indulge in food or drink, and that baby will play havoc with your body throughout the night. Be filledContinue reading “Touching the Unborn – How Energy Therapy Can Be Applied In Utero”

Researching Reiki – Moving Energy Forward in the Scientific Realm

With its simplicity and gentleness, reiki is capturing the attention of the traditional medical field as a practical, effective component of integrative care. Not all complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) approaches are without contraindications, and some not so easily adapted to administration during procedures such as in acute trauma situations or surgery. Reiki, a subtleContinue reading “Researching Reiki – Moving Energy Forward in the Scientific Realm”

Reiki, Simple and Profound – A Balancing Practice for Client and Therapist

What is reiki, how does it work, and how can it benefit bodywork practitioners, both personally and professionally? The concept for this article began with a newly published book, written by reiki master Pamela Miles, simply titled Reiki: A Comprehensive Guide. I had collaborated with Miles a few years back when reporting on a reikiContinue reading “Reiki, Simple and Profound – A Balancing Practice for Client and Therapist”

Awakening the Senses – Rediscovering Ourselves

It is through our bodies that we experience life. It is through our physical self that we can awaken to whom we truly are. How do we do this? Through our senses. Sight, sound, smell, taste, touch — each sense is a doorway inviting us to rediscover the pleasure and rewards of being in ourContinue reading “Awakening the Senses – Rediscovering Ourselves”