5 Ways Reiki Helped Me Improve My Life 1. Reiki gave me clarity about the direction of my path. When I first started out my path in the healing arts, it was in Massage Therapy & Health Education. It was one of the most exciting times of my life. I was like the Fool tarot card leaping forward on a whole new journey, blindly and joyfully. I enjoyed nearly every moment of my new education, learning about the origins of healing and healing touch, diving into both Western and Eastern approaches. Several times per week, my classmates and I would exchange massages as part of the curriculum. That means I received free massages every week! Yes. It was as amazing as it sounds. 😊 When the time came to take our fresh skills to Clinic and to the outside world, I started to … [Read more...] about 5 Ways Reiki Helped Me Improve My Life
Becoming Aware of Self Comparison: Is Comparing Yourself Hurting You? Whenever I compare myself to others, it usually leaves me feeling bad. Rarely does it leave me feeling good. Feeling good is when I’m comparing myself to someone I admire and respect. They have demonstrable traits that I can learn from. They are healthy examples for me. They are visual representations of what’s admirable and an aspiration. Who they are does not make me feel like I’m less or that I’m not good enough. The times I feel bad are when I’m comparing myself to someone who I don’t even relate to. Here's what I mean: Superficially, I may relate to the person. For example, say they identify as a female, like I do. Or say they identify as a woman and a Latina, again like I do. Or say they are a … [Read more...] about Becoming Aware of Self Comparison: Is Comparing Yourself Hurting You?
I never thought about loving myself. Have you? Not too long ago, my life started to take a nose-dive. We're talking a downward spiral. I had this knowing that somehow, I was losing the lifestyle I'd been living for awhile. Like it was time to let it go. 😧 In a dark night of the soul, I could actually see more clearly than I’d been able to see in quite a while. I could see that everything I was doing was motivated to take care of others, first. I put everyone around me ahead of myself. It was: first take care of others, first make sure everyone else is good, first love others and then maybe me. Man. What the heck happened? I fell in between the cracks. How? I didn’t even notice. 😔 I realized that I was thinking, doing and going for everyone else and what … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why Self Love Is Essential
5 Reasons Why It's More Important Now Than Ever to Ask Yourself, "Who Am I?" With all that is going on in our world today, life in the time of Corona, our health and safety are on the line. This is a critical time to be keenly aware of our physical, mental and spiritual wellness. In many ways, the Covid-19 pandemic is showing us who we are and shaping us into a new version of ourselves. It’s almost as though the pandemic is asking all of us "How do you respond? How are you choosing to respond? What role are you playing? What role are you being asked to fill?” I’d been planning to write this post before the chaos of Corona hit. Then I wondered if I should cast it aside for another time and write on a more fitting topic. I thought about it some more and came to the conclusion … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why It’s Important To Ask “Who Am I?”