Archive for the ‘Energy’ Category

Using our Mind to Work with Energy

February 1st, 2013
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Speaking to a friend, I realized that there was an opportunity to describe another approach to working with energy. When we have learnt a healing modality, such as Reiki, the traditional approach is to place our hands on different parts of our body. Our hands channel energy to where they are placed. The action of breathing draws energy into our body through the Crown of the head and the Base Chakra (or energy centre). The energy is moved through the body and down the arms,


Energy moves as a spiral…

January 18th, 2013
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If you are familiar with energy in any way, then you will probably have noticed or read about how energy moves in a spiral. If you are sensitive to the feeling of energy moving through your body, then you may have experienced it moving down through your body (from the head down to the feet). In this case we are bringing energy down into the body through the Crown of the head. As it does so it moves in a spiral fashion, counter-clockwise. Conversely, if


Your Mind

November 17th, 2011

The mind is an important part of your energy system because it is where most of us spend most of our time! Mobile phones and computers consume a lot of our attention and these are first and foremost mind based activities. When we are in the mind a lot of our energy and consciousness is focused on the mental aspect of ourselves, rather than being “in” our body or engaging with someone face to face. Using a phone and computer is incredibly useful, however using


Your Emotions

September 2nd, 2011
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Whilst there is a range of emotions we can experience, they all have one thing in common: at one level they are merely energy. Some of that energy feels good – joy, happiness – whilst some it feels difficult and uncomfortable – sadness, fear, anger. Firstly, consider how the emotions you experience day to day link back to your physical body and its energetic condition. When your physical body is tired. how do you feel emotionally? Do you feel deflated and down? When your body


Your Physical Body

September 2nd, 2011

The UK has a health conscious society and the media, at all levels, has plenty of messages about what is good for our body and what is not. It is a given for most people that the following damages the health of the body: drinking too much alcohol; smoking tobacco; eating too much salty, sugary or fatty food; not enough exercise and so on. Not everyone lives this way, but most people are aware of the message. A lifestyle that does not support the body

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