Category Archives: health

How I Manage my Rare Genetic Disorder

You might have seen my previous blog posts about the rare genetic eye disorder that I live with. Over the years I have called it an illness, a disease, a pain in the backside, and a few other choice words … Continue reading

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Living with Chronic Pain: How reiki saved my sanity

My eyes are bothering me again. The weather has turned stormy, and whenever we have strong wind, my Dry Eye Syndrome worsens. Whenever we have a dry spell, my Dry Eye Syndrome worsens. In fact, most of the weather extremes … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, NHS! #NHS70

Our National Health Service just celebrated its 70th birthday, and for some reason this was considered a big milestone by the media. I even received a postcard with my monthly prescription delivery celebrating the event. Perhaps it is because the … Continue reading

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Product Review: Naipo Car Seat Cushion Back Massager

You may have seen my previous reviews for massage cushions from Naipo. These products have been a godsend for my chronic back pain and sciatica, and I use both of the cushions regularly. I jumped at the opportunity of testing … Continue reading

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Reiki and Emotional Healing at Christmas

My reiki practise continues alongside all the other chaos in my life at present. You know what I mean: husband, children, domestic challenges, family challenges, work and all the rest. I never really took time to learn what reiki healing … Continue reading

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When Life is a Challenge

This week I feel broken. There are many conflicting demands on my time at the moment, and I have had to let something lapse. That was my work. While I am desperate to continue building my freelance writing business, and … Continue reading

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Breathe

Take a deep breath, all the way from the bottom of your lungs. Breathe in…. hold… Breath out… And again: Breathe in… hold… Breathe out… Once more: Breathe in… hold… Breathe out. You got this. You can vote in the … Continue reading

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Does He Have OCD? #mentalhealth

I recently read a blog post from a man who talks about his mental health, and what it means to have OCD. Like many people, I have made flippant remarks in the past about my OCD tendencies. I try not … Continue reading

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My Spiritual Journey: Reiki and Distance Healing

At this stage in my spiritual journey, I am exploring the possibilities of distance healing with reiki. Last week I completed part two of the classroom training for Reiki 2nd Degree, Okuden. Now I must take time to complete the … Continue reading

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#MHAW17 Get Back Up Again

This is proving to be a very tough week for me personally. How is it for you? I thought that once the retrograde planets starting moving again, we would be able to put an end to our current drama. Well, … Continue reading

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