Just Being!

Just Being!

Do you ever feel that you should be doing something or be constantly busy?  Does “doing nothing” mean laziness to you? Over the years I have accepted that it’s ok not to be doing, it’s ok just to be.  As Andy Cope puts it we have become “human doings...
Welcome Summer Solstice

Welcome Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice – the longest day and shortest night, a turning point in the solar year.  Midsummer’s eve is an opportunity to stay up all night to watch the sunrise and celebrate the longest day in our year.  It is often celebrated on top of a hill or amongst ancient...
Giving Back to Nature

Giving Back to Nature

Over the past year more of us have found or been introduced to a deeper connection with nature.  During lockdown and possibly working from home we have found time to be outdoors and notice what is around us. There was no distraction from the shops being open, not able...
Reiki and Everyday Life!

Reiki and Everyday Life!

My “official” Reiki experience started in 2014 when I went for a Reiki session with Tracee Cullen.  I remember one of the first questions she asked was “when did my spiritual journey begin” which I thought was a bit of a strange question.  On reflection though I have...
Beltane – “Bright Fire”

Beltane – “Bright Fire”

The time between the Spring equinox and the Summer equinox is known as Beltane.  It continues the time of creativity and fertility that started to emerge in early Spring, with dates usually between 30 April and 2 May each year. This is the time when nature really gets...
My Shamanic Journey

My Shamanic Journey

I wanted to share with you my own experience of shamanism. Having been a Reiki Master for a few years previously I couldn’t quite understand what Shamanic healing entailed and how it would link in with Reiki.  The two year apprenticeship back in 2017 was initially for...
Welcome Spring Equinox

Welcome Spring Equinox

March ushers in the Spring equinox when everything is coming alive.  The days are longer, the sun is stronger and there is growth and vibrancy around us.It is a time of balance – light and dark, unconscious desires moving into consciousness, rain and sunshine....
Self Love and Self Care is in the air!

Self Love and Self Care is in the air!

We are responsible for our own self-care! Maybe we feel that others should be looking after us but ultimately we are the ones best placed to give ourselves kindness, care and compassion. As we face upto the many challenges that we currently find ourselves now more...
Stirrings of Spring

Stirrings of Spring

I know it is still winter but towards the end of January there are stirrings of Spring.  In the Celtic wheel of life it is known as Imbolc, the time of awakening.  This is a time when we very gradually move into a slightly more active time of the year.  Traditionally...
Memory Jar!

Memory Jar!

I was handed a package of letters that I had written a long time ago, when I lived in New Zealand.  My mother had kept them and gave them back to me and reading through them I was amazed at how much I had forgotten.  I realise I was then in my 20s so was working and...