5 areas to focus on to improve your well-being

5 areas to focus on to improve your well-being

As busy, stressed-out professionals we all want to increase our well-being and feel better. Yet finding time for self-care can be extremely challenging, and even if you can carve out an hour somewhere, where should we be targeting our well-being efforts? Which areas of our lives should we focus our precious time and energy on [...]

How I get myself to work out first thing in the morning

How I get myself to work out first thing in the morning

I cannot be trusted to make good decisions first thing in the morning. As soon as my eyes open, my brain starts looking for reasons to stay exactly where I am – warm and snuggly in bed. I’ve learned never to allow myself to make decisions for the day before I get out of bed. [...]

What is high functioning depression?

What is high functioning depression?

Many individuals suffering with depression actually seem pretty happy. They have powerful careers, happy families, active social lives, and seem to have it all pretty well together. Their positive, successful exteriors hide the real truth; that inside they are struggling with a daily battle against fatigue, low mood, frustration, and that self-critical little voice constantly telling them they are no good and dragging them down.

Is there any scientific evidence for energy healing?

Is there any scientific evidence for energy healing?

"Magic is science that we just don't understand yet"Arthur C. Clarke Until recently, western science has largely disregarded energy-based approaches to healing as nothing more than 'hocus pocus', attributing any efficacy claims to a simple placebo effect. As a Reiki practitioner, I have often hesitated to reveal my practice to others, waiting for the seemingly [...]

The 5 Reiki Principles

The 5 Reiki Principles

"If you live your life according to these five principles, you will lead a fulfilled life"Dr. Mikao Usui, Founder of Reiki Just for today, do not worry Just for today, do not anger Earn your living honestly Honor your parents, teachers, and elders Show gratitude to every living thing For online Reiki training and certification, [...]