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What Are Amulets And Why Are They Important?

They come by many names – amulets, talismans, charms, and agimats/anting-antings, to name a few – these apotropaic objects are as varied as the cultures that bear and honor them. Many indigenous and ancient cultures have their own version of these sacred objects, which are often worn against the skin, and used to ward off evil spirits and protect […]

October 27, 2015 Healing, Healthy Living, Reiki | No Comments

What Happens When You Allow Yourself To Transform

Change. Transformation. Emerging from your chrysalis. Sounds really pretty, right? Almost makes you envision singing birds in a non-logged forest tying bows in the air with satin ribbons, while a Disney princess emerges from her enchanted cabin to wax poetic with the forest animals. However, the real deal is that transformation can be dark, challenging, and sometimes […]

October 20, 2015 Healing, Healthy Living | 4 Comments

VIDEO: How To Have A Radiant Complexion With Acupuncture And Reiki

I often get the question, “Your skin looks great! What do you do for it?” Although most people expect me to rattle off a myriad of skin care products (and believe me, the right skin care can really make a difference!), it’s really what you feed your Body, Mind, and Spirit that makes you glow […]

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10 Signs That You’re Burned Out And What You Can Do About It

Our society glorifies busy. It gives high fives to those who burn themselves out in the name of good work ethic, showing up for the team, or proving allegiance to their colleagues. Sure, sometimes there may be a special project that needs our undivided attention for a certain span of time. And, sometimes there’s a certain […]

How Listening to Your Heart Creates Physical Wellness on MindBodyGreen

People often wonder if there’s a connection between how their physical body feels, and how their emotional body feels. In fact, they are often deeply intertwined! How often have you felt lingering or chronic pain, that quickly affected your lifestyle choices, and soon affected your mood and perception of life? I explore this Mind-Body connection in […]