I received a recent article summarizing information we already know, which is we should all eat breakfast. The authors propose that “breaking the fast” helps prevent the body from going into a stress state. I often advise patients that even if you are busy, a smoothie or yogurt will get soemthing into your body.
New Moon Monday
Today’s inspiration is to use the new moon to invite joy into your life. Lunar calendars help us stay in rhythm with nature, and a new moon is a good time to clean out anything we don’t need. I personally plan to spend several houra cleaning out my in box at work. Have a happy Monday!
June’s Reiki Calender is in!
Please share, and hopefully we’ll all feel the joy the June.
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Use Self Care with Essential Oils
Today’s inspiration from Reiki Ray’s is one of my favorites…essential oils! The post recommends using rose of geranium. In an upcoming post, I’ll give more information on essential oils and pregnancy, of which rose is a good choice for pregnant women. I like to add a drop of rose my hand lotion for a mood lifter. My Monday favorites are usually in the citrus families, being lemon or orange.
Believe in yourself
The theme of the May calender from Reiki Ray’s is about self care. Self care is serious business. When we’re poor ourselves last we simply won’t be away our best.
I end up discussing this topic a lot while taking care of patients. Unfortunately, most of the diseases I treat are preventable and reversible, including Diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity. A patient dealing with one of these needs to have a positive outlook on life and themselves in order to heal.
One way I recharge my self belief is to think of my own victories. They may be small, like connecting with a sick patient, or big, like finishing school. Tap into that feeling, not so much the end result, but the feeling on the way to the victory. Maybe that bright place can return to your heart today.
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Todays Reiki Ray’s Inspiration is to be your own best friend. We all hope to have someone to confide in, but in tough times, being able to be there for yourself can be as important as being there for others.
Maybe you can treat yourself to a nice lunch, or don’t be hard on yourself, or maybe take credit for something your proud of.
Tonight is a full moon, and also a Blue Moon. Today’s Daily Inspiration is to create love for yourself. I recommend taking some time to step out beneath the full moon and observe nature’s beauty. Have a good weekend!
End Negative Self Talk and Build Your Self Esteem
As we approach the weekend, todays Reiki Ray’s is always something we all need.
Let’s try “I will” instead of “I can’t”, or “I am” rather than “I’m not”.
Happy weekend! Happy Thoughts!