I have the honor of introducing a dear friend and colleague who will be posting, Brandi Gibson.
Brandi and I met as students at the same Yoga studio. We have come to know each other very well, and are working toward an exciting collaboration (Stay Tuned!). Brandi specializes in marria and Family counseling, as well as addiction treatment.
Brandi’s first post can be found here. Please keep stopping by to read how Brandi combines her expertise as a Master’s level Counselor, Yoga Instructor as well as Reiki practioner. I’m so looking foward to her insight on these topics. Having personally been a Yoga Student of hers, I am honored for her presence here.
Envision a Joyous Earth and send Reiki to the future
Today’s Inspiration from the June Reiki Rays calendar is to send Reiki to the future. Reiki practitioners know how to use distance Reiki to the future. If you are not a Reiki practitioner simply send thoughts of love to our planet.
June 12th is the next World Peace Meditation Day. Please follow the link to participate. Having done the meditation myself it feels wonderful.
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.
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.
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.
Fewer Excuses and more action for your heart’s desire
This May I decided to challenge myself. I love writing for this blog, so I make a daily effort to use the May Calender from Reiki Ray’s is to tap into your heart’s desire and do what you need to do.
Sometimes seeing fire, or imaging it’s warmth can help you tap into your bravery. Or maybe your fire needs to be stoked? If you find yourself taking lots of shallow breaths, try taking deep breaths into your belly. You might even try holding your hands on your belly and feeling your own internal fire.