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The Magic of the Healing Circle

It often happens at the completion of a healing constellation in circles held at Another Space: when all is calm and energy is in harmony, the music magically begins to play somewhere. Sometimes it is popular music, songs to which we know the words. Once it was a beautiful cascade of classical piano, flowing over […]

By |June 13th, 2017|Creative, systemic constellation|0 Comments

When my phone slid into the kitchen sink…

‘There are no accidents!!’. This is the phrase that came to mind when my cell phone slid into the kitchen sink last month. Over the past few months in the constellation circles that I have facilitated, I have noticed that apparent ‘accidents’, were actually messages or insights from the ‘knowing field’. On one occasion we […]

By |May 10th, 2016|reiki, systemic constellation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Deepening Our Roots–an exercise

I have a very large old fir tree growing where I can see it from my bedroom window. This fir tree is so large at the base that it takes three adults to stretch their arms around its girth. It has withstood fire and storm, drought and downpour (which I think it enjoys immensely), and […]

By |December 4th, 2015|systemic constellation|0 Comments

Self Help…here is inspiration!

When we have a chronic condition…whether we are seeing a therapist for it or not, self applied shiatsu or reiki is a useful part of the treatment protocol. Here is a study that provides a great reminder of how potent self treatment can be.

By |July 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Back to Basics–always the place to go when we need answers

Last week I completed the sixteenth annual ‘Just Reiki’ intensive in our home here on the small Pender Island. During these four days each year while the roses are blooming, a group of reiki students gather to share reiki treatments each morning. We work in groups of two or three and give and receive a […]

By |June 17th, 2014|reiki|2 Comments

Ki… through the nose?

Most often the Japanese word Ki, is translated as energy, but it is also translated as breath. Breath is our essential source of energy, providing oxygen to our cells. When people ask me what they can do to improve their health, I most often answer, breathe deeply.

When sinus passages become congested, breathing deeply is more difficult. […]

By |July 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Feeling ‘Work Hardened’?

work-harden — to increase the strength or hardness of (a metal) by a mechanical process, such as tension, compression, or torsion. (the free

Are there places in your body that feel work hardened? Does your mind feel hard, dense, after a few hours on the computer? Does your spirit feel brittle after listening to the […]

By |June 26th, 2013|reiki|1 Comment

Ki around us–animal medicine

Spring is in the air, with croaking frogs the background at night and birdsong during the day. Today I noticed insects beginning to buzz as well. This past week at work, it was a treat to have a young buck come by for a little nap just outside my window. As soon as my client […]

By |March 31st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Young Buck

This young buck came to share a treatment. Here he is after the session, enjoying a graze outside my office window.

By |March 31st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Ki is to keep moving….

Stepping into the world of blogging, after dragging my feet for a while, I feel the energy of beginning something new. Whenever there is a new outlet for the flow of energy in your life, more energy flows. Think of a pond, filling up from a spring, creek, or from the rain. (easy to imagine […]

By |March 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|1 Comment