Meditation… …what is it?

Meditation is the art of focusing 100% of your attention in one area. The practice comes with a myriad of well-publicized health benefits including increased concentration, decreased anxiety, and a general feeling of happiness. Should everybody meditate? Absolutely! I have come across many different ways a person can meditate. Anywhere from listening to meditation CDs to focused breathing to praying. All have the ability to improve your physical, spiritual, and mental well being. As a part of a Reiki Therapy Session from me, I have often used Guided Meditation with my clients to help them remove emotional blockages. If this interests you, give me a call today! Until then, breathe deeply and smile. It’s your world to conquer!

Getting “Grounded”

Have you ever felt mentally or emotionally “disjointed”, “sideways”, “foggy”, “scattered”, “unconnected”, etc.? You may need to “ground” yourself. Why is “grounding” important? People who are not “grounded” tend to be unfocused, unsettled, stress-filled and stressful, and heavily invested in controlling everything around them. The act of “grounding” tends to center and focus people, because it calms their bodies down and creates a warm and peaceful place in which to live. There are many methods used for “grounding” oneself. One that I use myself is going outside on a warmer day and standing bare footed upon the grass and “feel” the energy from the Earth pull up through me. Another method is imagining a silver chord stretching from your heart down through your body and continuing down to the center of the Earth and wrapping itself around the core there. Then, from the other end of the silver chord from your heart up through your head and continuing upward to the heavens and wrapping around the “great light” there. Remember to breath deeply during both of these of processes. These are only two of many methods! If you need more suggestions, contact me and I will help you find another way to “ground”!

Monthly Newsletter

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A Quest for Inner Truth

Deep title, I know.  I am often asked how, when I perform a Reiki Therapy Treatment on a client, do I “know” what is going on in my clients body and in their life.  When I was attuned to the healing energy of Reiki several years ago, I was taught to trust my inner voice.  Boy, did that take lots of practice!  Sometimes, I didn’t want to “hear” what was being “told” to me, although it was always in the best of interest for both me and my client.  Over time, I learned to listen to that “inner voice” without judgement and used what I learned with faith that it truely was in the best interest for both involved.  Separating ego from truth  took practice, too.  Reiki Energy only understands healing, not what we wish it to be.  Also, healing isn’t always done in obvious ways….but, more on that later.  My hope for you is that you will make it your “quest” to listen to your inner “truth” or “voice” when it comes time to help yourself or someone else and muster the courage to follow through on it.  Many blessings to you and call me if you need a little help on your quest!

All You Need is Love…..

heart handsAh, February! That magical time of year of professed love and chocolate cravings! The feelings you get when kissed by your “infatuation” gives you a blissful “high” like no other. A Reiki Therapy Treatment produces similiar “feelings” when used on a client or ones self. What a better gift to give your loved one than a gift of relaxation and healing! I do have gift certificates available and they may be picked up here at Thornapple Health & Nutrition in Caledonia. Happy Valentine’Day!

Holiday Blessings from Me


“May you be blessed

With the spirit of the season, which is peace,

The gladness of the season, which is hope,

And the heart of the season, which is love”

Celebrating Small Business Saturday!

Mark it on your calendar….November 24, 2012 from 10am to 4pm at Thornapple Health & Nutrition in Caledonia, MI. I will be offering 5 minutes of free Reiki and my friend, Veronica, will be offering 3 minutes of Quantum Bio Feedback readings. Thornapple Health & Nutrition will also be offering specials deals and delicious samples of their health food products. Come in and enjoy the fun, food, and enlightenment!


Moving and a Bigger Purpose!

Hello again! I have split my career time over the last several years between Certified Pharmacy Technician and Reiki Master. Many people have asked me how I could be on both sides of the “fence” (science and metaphysical). Science wasn’t always…science. It started with a hunch, then a theory, then proof. I have seen positive results of drug therapy on a patient and I have witnessed the results of my clients being relieved from their discomfort with the help of Reiki Therapy. If both are used for the better of the patient and the patient is comfortable with both therapies, why would it NOT be alright to have both? I am for positive patient outcome, not who is “right” and who is “wrong”. Twelve years in a pharmacy setting has given me plenty of experience and information about prescription drug therapy and the effects on a patient who uses it. Yes, many of the side effects of the newer drugs (and some of the old “tried and true”) are truly frightening. Many people who are on these drugs (not all) wouldn’t need to be on prescription drug therapy if they were to change their lifestyle’s, i.e. eat healthier, move more, drop unhealthy vices…. With that in mind, I have decided to leave my job in the pharmacy setting and to move my Reiki practice to a new health food store where I have been hired to manage as well as to have a place to practice Reiki. I really want to help those who are serious about improving their health on all levels and I feel this new place for my practice would be more conducive to that endeavor. I plan on maintaining my Certification in Pharmacy Technician so as to add another dimension of helpful and healthful knowledge to both my clients and the store’s customer base.  As of October 1st, you can contact me at Thornapple Health & Nutrition, 9175 Cherry Valley Ave., Suite D, Caledonia, MI, 49316. You can make appointments starting that day by using the store’s phone number of (616) 891-0898 between the times of 10am to 7pm. Check the rest of my website for available appointment times. Like any new venture, I am excited….and a little nervous! Please stop in during Grand Opening week (October 1st through the 6th) to enter for a chance at a free one hour Reiki session from me! Also, come check out my new “room” and the wonderful products being offer in the store including gluten-free, organic, holistic, natural, weight control, and sports nutrition products (to name a few). I hope to see you soon!

Psychic Attacks and Protecting Yourself

I have had many of my clients ask about ” Psychic Attacks” and how to rid and avoid them. They are the manipulation of supernatural energies and forces and occur when dark and negative energetic vibrations are sent from one individual to another individual or place creating disturbances in the energetic and physical bodies of the person or place. These energies can create harmful effects within the person receiving them and not all attacks are intentional. Energy Workers, including Reiki Masters, have the ability to rid of the attachments and repair the client’s aura. We can teach you how to avoid future attacks. I have had much training and experience in this area. Call me today if you feel you are the recipient of a “Psychic Attack”.