Category Archives: spiritual growth

Shamanism and the Modern Witch

Several years ago, I discovered the world of shamanism. Before then all I knew about it was the stories that came from Native America, and they were few and far between. I assumed that shamans were simply Native Americans. I … Continue reading

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Welcome Ostara!

Our school Easter holiday is almost over, but we have the promise of a family wedding before returning to school, which will be the perfect chance for a party. It has been a rather busy holiday, mainly consumed with domestic … Continue reading

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I’m a Reiki Practitioner!

I celebrated one very special achievement last week: I obtained my certificate for Okuden Reiki 2nd Degree, following a long period of time to study and complete coursework requirements. It means that I may now practice as a professional reiki … Continue reading

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My Spiritual Journey: Something is Shifting

Life has settled down after several years of drama and challenges. I can’t remember life before children, but since we had them, it feels like we have been constantly on the move. I don’t mean physically, I simply mean moving … Continue reading

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Energy Healing with Reiki

There is a lot to learn about energy healing. When I first began to explore holistic health and mindfulness about fifteen years ago, I found energy healing practitioners with all sorts of specialist systems. Some had developed their techniques using … Continue reading

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Finding My Way

This week I feel a little bit nostalgic, and rather reflective. I have been talking about my blog to a few writer friends, and that prompted me to look over some of my older blog posts, and spruce them up … Continue reading

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Why Do I Feel Fragile?

This week I feel a bit strange. My mood has dipped, and while I expected to be happy about my children returning to school after the summer holiday, I actually feel deflated. Yes, I admit, I miss my darlings when … Continue reading

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Time to be Me

Today I can be me. Today I can step away from Mother and Wife, and I can be Catherine. Who is she? Who am I? A woman. A writer. A wife and mother. Someone who is still trying to find … Continue reading

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What’s My Vibe?

This week I am working on self-healing and have been thinking about where I am in the vibrational frequency zone. Some days I feel completely high and floaty, quite literally away with the fairies. Other days I am back down … Continue reading

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A Reiki Healing Crisis

I am currently experiencing a healing crisis. This happened following my work with reiki energy healing, and the guidance of my teacher and my fellow students. The crisis is very personal, and it basically came about because I had a … Continue reading

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