“wheel” or “turning”

It is believed by many Eastern Cultures that we have life force energy, or “chi” (also known as prana, qi, ki) that runs through us and everything in our world. This idea is not so far fetched when we can see the amazing vibratory nature of our cells through a microscope (which vibrate at an even deeper level when we get down to our molecules and atoms). It is from this perspective that we are able to see the energetic force that creates our bodies, and ultimately our physical world. The word…

Introduction to Chakra healing

Healing the chakras–clearing, opening, and balancing them–can help  you maintain the health of your physical and energetic bodies. Healing the chakras can be done in many ways. It’s something that an energy healer can do for you, or that you can do for yourself or for members of your family. What Are the Chakras? Chakras are energy centers or portals in the energy field. They play an important role in the health of your energy systems, including your physical body. Located along the central channel of the body from the…

9 Amazing Ways To Clean And Heal Your Chakras

Even though there are 100s of Chakras there are seven main ones that are typically dealt with when it comes to healing. The Chakras begin at the bottom area of your spinal cord at the point of the coccyx bone and then travel along up the spinal cord to the very top part of your head. These are the Root Chakra, Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye Chakra, and Crown Chakra. The goal behind all spiritual practices is to reach a place of balance between…

11 Benefits of Tapping for Anxiety

Tapping offers many unique benefits compared to standard medical treatments for anxiety — cognitive therapy and medications — and even other relaxation techniques. Here’s a summary of the many good reasons to try tapping for your anxiety: 1. There are no pills to take, no doctors to visit. While there are certified EFT professionals you can call on, most people do not need this level of help. 2. Tapping is so simple that you can learn to do it in a few minutes. 3. You don’t need to lie down or close your eyes, and once…

Tapping and EFT

EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) was developed in the early 1990s by Gary Craig, a Stanford-trained engineer, as he refined techniques he’d studied while pursuing his passion for personal development.  Research studies in recent years have demonstrated its usefulness time and again, and it’s now considered a true “power therapy” by the self-help community and thousands of clinical practitioners alike! Surprisingly easy to learn, it’s a simple protocol using ancient principles of acupuncture to address both emotional and physical issues without the invasive use of needles.  It’s a process of tapping…

How does acupuncture relieve pain and improve sleep?

Acupuncture is a 3,000-year-old healing technique of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In 1997, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) documented and publicized acupuncture’s safety and efficacy for treating a wide range of conditions. Acupuncture is now covered by many insurance policies and is used most broadly to relieve pain. How does acupuncture work? Acupuncture improves the body’s functions and promotes the natural self-healing process by stimulating specific anatomic sites–commonly referred to as acupuncture points, or acupoints. The most common method used to stimulate acupoints is the insertion of fine, sterile…

A brief history of acupuncture

Acupuncture is a very ancient form of healing that predates recorded history. The philosophy behind acupuncture is rooted in the Daoist tradition which goes back over 8000 years. The people of this time would meditate and observe the flow of energy in the universe. The primitive society of China is divided into two time periods – The Old Stone Age (10,000 years ago and beyond) and the New Stone Age (10,000 – 4000 years ago). During the Old Stone Age knives were made of stone and were used for certain…

A quick history of reiki

The Reiki method of healing was founded on the revelation and understanding of the body’s energy system. Reiki Practitioners strive to improve health and quality of life by offering Reiki  energy and restoring balance. Reiki is used in self-care, for care of one’s family, and is offered in private practive and in hospitals and medical settings as an adjunct and supportive therapy to wellness and traditional medical care. The form of Reiki that many people practice today, Usui Reiki, has been in use for over one hundred years. The history…