Heart, You

The Chakras

In my recent blog, Healing Energy, I discussed my fascination with life force energy and how beneficial it is in my coaching practice.  One thing I am finding with Reiki is an ability to work energetically with the chakras.  Chakras (Sanskrit for wheel or disk) are energy centers in the body. Just as we have… Continue reading The Chakras

You

Healing Energy

I have been fascinated lately with life force energy.  Scientifically, it’s been known as the human energy field or the biofield.  In China it is chi or qi; in Hinduism, the Sanskrit word is prana; and in Japan it is called ki.  Metaphysically, it is known as spirit, subtle energy, or the aura.  All languages… Continue reading Healing Energy

Perspective

Feeling Lucky?

My mom was born in Ireland, and I spent most of my childhood summers there.  It was like a second home.  I loved being surrounded by my family and the culture.  And perhaps it’s the influence of the Irish folklore I grew up with, but there’s a special place in my heart for four-leaf clovers.… Continue reading Feeling Lucky?

Perspective, You

The World Is Your Mirror

The world is your mirror.  It’s a popular phrase, but what does it mean?  The world around us is a physical reality of which we are a part, yet being in a physical body makes us all separate.  We are sentient beings with a constant cascade of incoming data and information.  We see and interact… Continue reading The World Is Your Mirror

Appreciation, Perspective, You

Choose Your Emotions

Our thoughts and emotions are closely intertwined.  In my blog, Positive Thinking, I wrote about the importance of focusing on positive thoughts.  Because our thoughts have a direct influence on our emotions, choosing positive thoughts can help to create better feelings.  But we can also focus on the emotion part of the equation. While there’s… Continue reading Choose Your Emotions

Appreciation, Perspective

Positive Thinking

To start the new year off with a bang, we need a good, healthy dose of positive thinking.  Sometimes it gets a bad rap from the “bah humbugs” of the world, and that’s okay...you can call me Pollyanna any day. Why do we need positive thinking?  Positive thoughts come from a positive perspective and they… Continue reading Positive Thinking