What is Reiki anyway?


I had the privilege of being interviewed by Deanne Barrett of thegratitudeworkshop.com recently. It was an amazing experience and generated such a great conversation.

In this video clip, Deanne asks one of the most common questions I get asked by people. “What is Reiki anyway?”

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Colouring Time! Affirmations and Creative Fairy Snot


So if you have walked into a bookstore lately, you probably have seen the **awesome!! happy clap!** display of adult colouring books. Yes, that is right! Permission to colour!!

I spent many hours this summer swooning over the pages of the mandala colouring book I have. Besides being super fun, it struck me that there is so much more going on when we put pen to paper. It is the essence of creation.

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Brené Brown On Shame and Empathy


Brené Brown is just friggen awesome. Every single time I watch this video I get chills. There is just no substitute for brilliance like this.

“Shame drives two big tapes: “Never good enough”; and if you can talk it out of that one, “Who do you think you are?” – Brené Brown

Shame is, as Brené says, a statement that says “I am bad”. It is different from guilt which is a break in our own moral rules, which says “I have done something bad.”

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Time for a sweet chuckle


The other day my darling husband found this hilarious web series. These two women have impeccable timing and brilliant smiles.

It is seriously one of the funniest things I have watched this year.

Enjoy! 🙂

Brené Brown on Vulnerability


Brené Brown is a vulnerability and shame researcher. This TED talk is an amazing explanation of the importance of vulnerability in our lives and how we connect to other human beings.

From a Reiki perspective, disarming the shame beast is a crucial process in self-healing. Once we are able to truly love ourselves, our ability to uplift others increases exponentially. Ultimately we need to live the example of happiness we wish for others.

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Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are


In this phenomenal video, Amy Cuddy explains so well why it is important to be aware of your body as you endeavour to change your life. Just two minutes in a power pose can change everything in your body-mind!

Changing how you hold your body will boost confidence and unlock your best performance.

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