Animals

Paying it Forward for Shelter Animals

One of the things that makes the Let Animals Lead® method unique, is the acknowledgement and honoring of animals as teachers and healers in their own right. Entering into the Animal Reiki relationship is not a one-way street, it is a partnership. In fact, when animals choose to enter into this space and share it …

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Remembering Your Soul Power

There are many definitions of the word “Reiki.” Some of the more common ones are: spiritual energy life force energy universal life energy My Reiki teacher Hyakuten Inamoto explained to me once that the words “Rei” and “Ki” in Japanese both really mean energy. However “Rei” is more the energy of heaven or the divine …

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How to Hold Space for Animal Healing

Over the years, I’ve written a lot on the topic of holding space for animals. For me, this is a central teaching in the Let Animals Lead® method because we see ourselves as having a very passive role in the Animal Reiki relationship. Rather than focusing on “fixing” this or that problem, we must learn …

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The 3 Foundational Teachings of the Let Animals Lead® Method

The Let Animals Lead® Method has a solid foundation, being grounded in three guiding teachings. These teachings can help us as practitioners find our way when we may be facing a very difficult situation. If we approach the situation through the lens of these teachings, it becomes much easier to find our way. Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin

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Meet My BrightHaven Animal Teachers

Spending so much time at home during the pandemic has made me appreciate the quiet spaces in my home even more! And so, as a slow-moving project, over the past few months I’ve been redoing my home office. I’ve been trying to decide what to put on the wall across from my desk, and just …

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3 Reasons to Train This Year

This is a big week for my family: My daughter, Indigo is starting High School! It’s kind of crazy how time flies 🙂 I still remember taking her to school on her first day of Kindergarten. With everything happening throughout this pandemic, we’re so grateful that the learning will be in-person this year! Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin

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Blessing the Bones

This morning, we were planting some hydrangeas in my front yard, right along the perimeter of the house, when we discovered something unexpected: a fabric bag full of bones. We determined they were cat bones and were very old. I could feel from the burial place that there was still love there, the love of …

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Get Certified in the Let Animals Lead® Method This Fall!

What if you could learn to …. See animals with fresh eyes and a positive view… Embrace dark, challenging moments with compassion… Ease the suffering of animals you love, while staying respectful of their agency and independence… and celebrate the gifts your animals give you each and every day… Wouldn’t you? Then my latest online …

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Intuition and Animal Reiki

I often get questions about intuition received during Animal Reiki sessions, or what to do if an animal communicates with you during a session. I’ve written about the differences between Animal Reiki and Animal Communication HERE, but I wanted to share a bit more with you today. First of all, not everyone receives intuition, and …

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“Hands-on, Reiki-on,” for Animals?

This month’s Animal Reiki Talk is on the topic of, “The Importance of Animal Independence and Agency within the Reiki Session.” CLICK HERE to listen in to the recording. Animals’ right to agency and independence within a Reiki session is often not taken into account because of humans’ mistaken belief that we “always know better.” …

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