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Affirmations for Animal Reiki Practitioners

So glad you’re here with me today! In these uncertain times, I’m so grateful for my Animal Reiki practice, and the grounding it brings me every single day. This week, I’ve been thinking a lot about the Reiki precepts, and how they support my work with animals. I’ve created some special affirmations based on the …

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Bright Dreams and Smoky Sunsets

It’s been tough lately, friends, I’ll admit it. Northern California has been suffering from the most devastating fires. Our ancient and beautiful forests and all the animals within are being lost, and so many of my students, friends and even some family members have been impacted. The air has been so thick with smoke, we’ve …

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Something Brand New, Just For You!

I’m so excited you’re here, friends! I (and my small but amazing, dedicated team) have been working for several months on something just for you, my dear students. It’s something special to help support you and your animals at home during these uncertain times: Announcing the official launch of my Animal Reiki Source Academy On-Demand Training …

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From Fearful to Fearless: The Healing Power of Metta Meditation During Cancer Treatment

Originally published on the Levekunst blog, this article illuminates one of my life experiences that inspired the 4th Pillar of the Let Animals Lead® philosophy: “Teaches meditation as the way of compassion.” My meditation practice deepened and changed immensely during the time of my breast cancer treatment. I’m so grateful to have had meditation as …

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I get by with a little help from my …

How are you all hanging in there? I must admit, I’ve been feeling a bit of isolation exhaustion over the past few days. I miss traveling, teaching (in person) and hiking in nature every day with my dog. I consoled myself by binge watching “Anne with an E” on Netflix (loved it!), petting my collie …

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How Animals Bless, Change and Heal Us

With all the challenges that today’s pandemic-reality world presents us, what a blessing our animals give us by their comforting, loving presence. It’s wonderful to be able to spend so much time bonding with them, isn’t it? I know many of you also have chosen this time at home to foster or adopt a special …

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