Month: December 2010

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Openness, Receptivity and Cultivating a “Beginner’s Mind”

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s mind there are few.” This quote by Shunryu Suzuki illustrates what I believe is an important fact that all Reiki practitioners and teachers should remember. To me, one of the most of the most important qualities we can nurture within ourselves is that …

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Laying The Groundwork For A Solid Reiki Program In Your Local Shelter, Sanctuary Or Rescue

Bringing Reiki to your local shelter, rescue or sanctuary is not always easy. Sometimes staff may not understand what Reiki is and because of this may be a bit circumspect about allowing it to be used with their animals. And on the other hand, what if Reiki is easily welcomed at your facility? How can …

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Meditating With Your Animals How to Find Inner Peace This Holiday Season

The mind is everything. What you think you become. -Buddha With the holiday season upon us, and all its busy demands on your time and attention, now is the perfect time to find ways to remember your emotional center and build your inner sense of peace. Focusing on the positive can be crucial to maintaining …

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Reiki and the Aggressive Dog: Creating Healing Connections

Aggression, like any other physical or emotional issue a dog may face, is, from an energetic perspective, simply an imbalance in the dog’s energetic state. As energetic balance is regained, the symptoms of the issue improve. When the dog reaches a fully balanced state, aggression disappears. In this article, I’d like to introduce the idea …

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