Overcoming the “Woo” Factor – Talking About Reiki in the Everyday World

“So what is Reiki?” It’s a question I’m asked often in business networking events, wellness fairs, and the other places where All Relations Reiki meets the public. Who’d have thought the textbook answer (“It’s an energy-healing modality tapping Universal Life Energy, guided by Spirit, and administered by light touch”)….would yield…

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A First and Forever Reiki Connection

It was a warm October day in a barn-garage near Philly: my cats were commenting loudly on their new boarding quarters as my friend, their temporary host, whispered welcoming reassurances to them. And that was when I saw her: a scrawny little cat, barely past kittenhood, her scruffy fur in…

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Recovery on the Road

It was a scene I never wanted to see as I drove through the urban park that Halloween night: the still form of a deer by the side of the road, a pickup truck parked just beyond, and a man kneeling bent over the prone body. I pulled over and walked…

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Reiki Back to Consciousness

Thump! The noise propelled me out of my desk chair – that was a bird hitting the door, for sure. I’d watched with awe as the hummingbirds performed their dazzling aerobatics around my front porch that summer: whizzing past the bushes, between the feeders, around the columns, diving at each other in…

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