Sleep. Is it your friend or your enemy?
I know I’m far from the only one who suffers from the occasional monster of insomnia and I’ve been seeing more and more articles on the importance of sleep lately. Mehdi René’s 6 Tips for Waking Up Early and Getting Sh*t Done reminded me of something I already felt in my body…going to sleep and waking up late was not helping me. But aha! There are ways to nudge a messy sleep habit in the right direction and thanks to René I’m on my way. The 30 Day Sleep Challenge by Katja also reminded me not only how important sleep is (more important than food? Yes!), but also how I can positively influence the quality of my sleep, which mirrors the
Ten years ago it would have been hard to find information about Reiki, but now it's a practice that's becoming popularly featured in spas and is even available at some hospitals and health care centers! So what is this thing called "Reiki" that's quietly been making its way into the mainstream world?
I was first introduced to Reiki in 2003 when I intuitively started doing energy work on a sick pet. Baffled by the experience I started researching. Reiki was the first energy healing modality that I discovered and so the learning began! While I've been practicing sporadically for the past nine years, I still find it hard to describe exactly what Reiki is. Unlike something as tangible as
On the news this week I saw a short clip about a hotel that was keeping bees on their roof (I'm not sure if this is the one, but it's a similar story). The honey they harvested was pure and completely unique to the area. To stay edgy in the market they were using the honey as hotel gifts, in their restaurant, and in truffles they had specially made that were placed on guest pillows. With the upswing in awareness over the importance of bees to our ecosystem, the dangers they've been facing with colony collapse disorder, and reports of contaminated and overprocessed honey being sold in supermarkets worldwide, I thought the hotel's story was fantastic! I started daydreaming about becoming a