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Native Americans first called horses “Medicine Dogs.” There was no word at the time for these strange animals that seemed to heal with just energy. Today all horse aficionados know all too well how easily these animals heal.
As an equine therapist, I have seen so many children and adults with disabilities, who often appear very uncoordinated on land, look perfectly graceful when they are on the back of a horse. I have also observed terrified children becoming calm within just a few seconds of touching a horse. Horses really are strong animal medicine.
They say that every horse deserves the love of a young girl. I also think that every child deserves to have a horse as a friend. These giant animals have a sixth sense about children. It is like a switch is flipped when a horse and child meet. Horses run in herds, and therefore, being alone is terrifying to them. However, the majority of them will ignore their own fears when carrying a child. Read the rest of this entry »
Most people who are familiar with Reiki know that it is a popular form of energy healing. This complementary therapy and spiritual practice was originally developed by Japanese Buddhist Mikao Usui about a century ago. It has since been adapted by various teachers of varying traditions.
The Japanese word reiki compounds the words rei, meaning spirit, miraculous or divine, and ki, meaning gas, vital energy, breath of life, or consciousness.
Reiki assists the body with healing itself by directing the natural energy flow of the body, and its energy field, to the places where it needs a higher charge of positive energy. Reiki clears, straightens, and heals the energy pathways which then allow your body’s life force to flow in a healthy and more natural way. Read the rest of this entry »
Do you ever have days when you feel like a part of you is a step or two behind the rest of you?
Do you ever have a disconnected feeling? Do you ever feel ‘hung over’, even though you know you didn’t ‘close the bar’ the night before?
Any of the above is a sign that you’re not grounded. If you’re anything like me, you can’t process information; in fact at times I just stare blankly at the wall, the TV or the person who’s trying to talk to me. Other times I will arrive to an appointment and not remember driving there, but since the police aren’t there, I have to assume I didn’t break any laws. Read the rest of this entry »