“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…

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…

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 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…