Gratitude

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Affirmations for Animal Reiki Practitioners

So glad you’re here with me today! In these uncertain times, I’m so grateful for my Animal Reiki practice, and the grounding it brings me every single day. This week, I’ve been thinking a lot about the Reiki precepts, and how they support my work with animals. I’ve created some special affirmations based on the …

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5 Animal Reiki Steps to Finding the Light in Darkness

“Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.”  ~ Helen Keller Hello Animal Reiki friends, thanks for being here with me today. These are tough times, and it seems that each day brings with it more challenges, doesn’t it? I want to …

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Transforming Pity into Compassion Through Animal Reiki

So happy you’re here, animal lover! Today I want to share some food for thought about how powerful our state of mind can be when sharing Animal Reiki with shelter animals. This comes from my book 5 Powerful Meditations to Help Heal Your Animals: True lasting healing is about peace of mind and heart, and …

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From Fearful to Fearless: The Healing Power of Metta Meditation During Cancer Treatment

Originally published on the Levekunst blog, this article illuminates one of my life experiences that inspired the 4th Pillar of the Let Animals Lead® philosophy: “Teaches meditation as the way of compassion.” My meditation practice deepened and changed immensely during the time of my breast cancer treatment. I’m so grateful to have had meditation as …

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How are you all hanging in there? I must admit, I’ve been feeling a bit of isolation exhaustion over the past few days. I miss traveling, teaching (in person) and hiking in nature every day with my dog. I consoled myself by binge watching “Anne with an E” on Netflix (loved it!), petting my collie …

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3 Lessons About Hard Times My Animal Reiki Practice Taught Me

3 Lessons About Hard Times My Animal Reiki Practice Taught Me

As we enter our 3rd week of shelter in place, here in Marin County, I am figuring out a new routine as I adjust to our new “normal.” As life has gotten quieter, I noticed this week that it strangely felt familiar to me. As I reflected on this I realized that there was one …

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3 Ways Animal Reiki Practitioners Can Support Ourselves and Others During COVID-19 Pandemic 💚

I hope today finds you safe and well. Despite the stress and anxiety out in the world due to the Pandemic, I’m making a conscious effort every day to count my blessings. As we enter our 2nd week of “shelter in place” I’m enjoying the fact that I have more time with my family at …

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