Why I left my science job for Reiki


About a year ago I took a huge leap. I left a sure-thing, solid, well-paying job as an environmental risk assessor to pursue my Reiki business full time.

So, you may be wondering, why on earth would a person with a Masters degree in science even be interested in something like Reiki? Even more, why would you leave a career that you invested so much time and energy into (and were also pretty damn good at!)?

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How to get Organized Once and for All


There are three chakras that will help you with organization and clarity: the root, solar plexus, and third-eye.

Take a few minutes each morning and evening doing this practice:

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Joyful Life: Writing and Helping Full-time


Summer is fully here. And with it arrives a dream.

A year ago I started the first draft of my book and since then I have been working on it whenever I could. Now I am lucky to be able to devote my focus and energy this summer on the revisions and edits that will take it from a stream-of-consciousness download to a polished work.

At the same time, I am saying goodbye to a 15+ year career as an environmental risk assessor. It has served me really well, but now is the time to leap into the new.

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Inspiration or commitment or both?


When we begin any project there often is a big rush of energy. Inspiration. Everything is easy. It all just flows. If we are really lucky we can ride that wave of energy right to the finish.

But far more often inspiration follows its true wave-like nature and we are left in the middle of those peak moments with only our commitment to carry us through.

There are moments in any endeavour where we might have to dig deep and draw on resources that we didn’t know we had. These slow and sluggish and plodding days are often resisted, but they really are the place where we are gathering momentum for the next wave of inspiration.

Creativity flows in cycles, like the moon or the tides. We trust that both will return, again and again. Building that trust in the creative and inspirational cycle is often the tiny thought that can get you through the doldrums.

Creativity cannot be blocked any more than the ocean can. All that goodness is still there, just waiting for you to be ready.

Ready?

Prepare for amazing when you are bored. Prepare for boring when you are amazed. Embrace both and you give up the struggle. Just fall into the sweetness of life and ride the waves for the thrill of it.

Are you sure you really want this?


So, a funny thing happened the moment I decided to return to blogging daily…

It crashed. My website, it crashed hard. My access to the backend of my site was completely FUBARed. Even now, I am not sure if my words will just pop into the ethereal internet abyss.

I am a huge fan of reading the synchronicities of life. I always explore the metaphors encoded in the randomness. The meaning of each event is instant feedback on how I am sending out my signal to the universe. I can see where I am, energetically, by looking at my results.

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