I've had my share of unexpected "stuff" happen in my life. I've been the recipient of unexpected trauma, heartbreak, violence, embarrassment, humiliation, failure, injury, dark times, and more. Everyone on the planet has random forms and varying degrees of trauma to deal with and work through at some point in their life. Despite these things that have … Continue reading Choose Empowerment
What is this thing called a Healing Crisis? Have you ever had a massage or energy session and then afterward felt "off"? I'm talking about the sort of feeling like being uber-emotional, or angry for no reason, or lethargic, or just plain yucky.. Maybe you had a headache that wouldn't go away, or you felt … Continue reading Healing Crisis
The therapeutic work I practice... Massage Therapy, Energy Healing, Aromatherapy, Holistic Wellness, et al.. is highly spiritual in nature. For the record, and for the specific purposes of this blog post, you might be interested to know that I see spirituality and religion as two separate things. I'll write more on this subject another time. … Continue reading There Was A Buddha In My Office
As both an Usui Reiki Master Teacher, and Karuna Ki Reiki Master, I am often asked to explain what Reiki is. The short answer is that Reiki is "healing energy". But what does that mean, really? Let's break down the concept of Reiki Energy for the purposes of learning and understanding the basics: Reiki (pronounced Ray-kee) is a … Continue reading What is Reiki?
When I tell people I work with crystals, or that I practice Crystal Healing, or that I'm a Certified Crystal Healer, their initial reactions are quite amusing. They all get this "look" on their face. Sometimes it's just raised eyebrows. Sometimes, it's total confusion at a new idea. And sometimes, they just look at me like I … Continue reading What Is Crystal Healing?