Discovering Reiki and My Journey With It:

They lean back and raise an eyebrow. “Is it real or are you lying?” is the common reply. When I talk about Reiki, the way it works and my experience with it, I often get a lot of hesitation and rejection. Luckily, however, there are the few who rejoice in the fact they have met someone with similar interests and who can provide them with … Continue reading Discovering Reiki and My Journey With It:

Shamanism, Spirits, and The Quest For Knowledge

Shaman or saman is a term which originates from the Tungusian languages, first heard from explorers in the seventeenth century who spent time among the Tungusian tribes of eastern Siberia (Laufer, 1917, p.361).  The term itself means “one who is excited, moved, raised” (Walsh, 1989, p.2), commonly used by anthropologists to refer to those individuals of a particular society who use ecstatic and visionary states … Continue reading Shamanism, Spirits, and The Quest For Knowledge

The Magic of Mushrooms: A Beginner’s Guide.

Before we leap head first down the rabbit hole that is the world of Magic Mushrooms I want to quickly make a short statement: I have only been actively experimenting with these wonderful plants and their close relations for the past 4 years and only within the last year have I taken the idea of the ‘Trip’ more seriously, giving it the proper due care, … Continue reading The Magic of Mushrooms: A Beginner’s Guide.

Breaking free from illusion

As we proceed further towards our ultimate reconnection with source, an ancient consciousness is arising once again to lead our planet back to a state of harmony and peace.  This is through the energetic field of each individualised being who is willing to take the necessary steps towards their own purification, and grasp the personal integrity that lies just outside of shedding one’s own disharmonic … Continue reading Breaking free from illusion

Meditation: A case study from an occupational science stand point.

In this essay the link between activity and well-being will be looked at through the lens of meditation and mindfulness practice. Firstly the concept of well-being will be defined for use in this analysis. This definition, whilst not necessarily fact and open to interpretation, will form the basis of what will be considered ‘well-being’ and thus govern how activity impacts on the specific criteria determined … Continue reading Meditation: A case study from an occupational science stand point.