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How to become a good massage therapist

How to become a good massage therapist

Career
According to some therapists, the decision to become a massage therapist comes from a calling deep within and that placing their hands on someone makes them instantly feel better. Indeed, healing through touch is one of the oldest forms of therapy in existence, practiced as far back as the times of Ancient Egypt and by Jesus Christ in the Bible. Many cultures around the world have as part of their traditions a form of healing touch – the Polynesian royalty of Hawaii performed what is now known as kahuna bodywork as a rite of passage and initiation process into adulthood. The Japanese have incorporated the art of Shiatsu as a daily ritual to be shared between family members. But deciding to turn what is a natural inclination amongst humans – that of healing one another through touch,...
How important is intuition in Christian Reiki practice?

How important is intuition in Christian Reiki practice?

Health
The question that form the title of this article is one to which there is no real answer. Like many concepts in the practice of Christian Reiki, it is very much subjective. Some Masters will teach you that learning how to use your intuition to "diagnose" is vital to the success of the healing. Others will tell you that Christian Reiki is an intelligent energy and needs no direction by you to reach its target. Some Masters will teach you that the attunement to Christian Reiki will immediately heighten your intuition. Others will say that it takes tremendous practice to develop your intuition for use with Christian Reiki. In some strict traditions, you need to prove that you have the skill to focus your intuition on your target and identify areas of imbalance and illness, before yo...
Reiki chakras – Book review of Energy Medicine for Women

Reiki chakras – Book review of Energy Medicine for Women

Health, Lifestyle
Reiki chakras - Donna Eden, author of the modern classic Energy Medicine (1998) and pioneer in the field of energy healing work, has done it with her new book Energy Medicine for Women. Published in tandem with a tenth anniversary edition of the original ground-breaking book, Energy Medicine for Women uses energy tools involving the reiki chakras, meridians, and physical movement exercises to target health issues that specifically affect women: hormones, weight loss, fertility, menopause, and menstrual issues like cramps and PMS. Women's Energy and the Role of Reiki Chakras Women's bodies are different from men's in both physiological and energetic terms. With both chemical and physical changes occurring over the course of every month, women's health care needs are complex and dynami...
Spa therapy rooted in energy medicine, chakra therapy, spiritual response therapy

Spa therapy rooted in energy medicine, chakra therapy, spiritual response therapy

Health, Lifestyle
Spiritual response therapy - The body’s energy fields are considered one of the cornerstones of health. Discovered by the physician Randall Stone in the mid-1900s, polarity therapy or chakra therapy is based on Stone’s theory that the body’s energy fields are influenced by touch, diet, movement, sound, attitudes, relationships, life experiences, trauma, and environmental factors. According to a spiritual therapist, stone was a naturopath, chiropractor and osteopath who studied health theories from around the world. He discovered that the body’s structural system is governed by the subtle energy system at its center, and that disease is caused by blocked energy. He then developed protocols based on his theories. Polarity therapy or chakra therapy addresses these influences through in...
Tips on magnetic or chakra therapy for pain relief

Tips on magnetic or chakra therapy for pain relief

Health, Lifestyle
Magnets have been touted for their ability to relieve pain, especially joint achiness and arthritis symptoms. But those considering magnetic or chakra therapy for pain relief should take note that the benefits of a magnetic necklace, therapy bracelets, and other jewelry is still being contested – and that the research is still on the fence. Magnetic Therapy for Pain A data reveals more than $5 billion of therapy magnets are sold each year worldwide – an amazing amount for a practice that still turns up conflicting results in clinical studies. But despite the lack of evidence, magnets have been used since ancient Greece as a method of treating pain and are often said to help with everything from cancer to depression. One theory behind magnetic or chakra therapy is the idea that...
Marriage counseling questionnaire: How to overcoming parents’ divorce

Marriage counseling questionnaire: How to overcoming parents’ divorce

Lifestyle
Plenty of research and marriage counseling questionnaire have been done on the relationships of those with divorced parents. Most of these studies conclude that children of divorce are doomed to fear commitment and to act out a series of dysfunctional patterns in their adult relationships. Marriage counseling questionnaire finds unlike most of the literature on adult children of divorce, Elisabeth Joy LaMotte's Overcoming Your Parents' Divorce: 5 Steps to a Happy Relationship [New Horizon Press, 2008] takes an optimistic approach. LaMotte begins by stating that fear of commitment can be beneficial, and goes on to explore both the positive and negative impact of parental divorce with fresh eyes. Marriage counseling questionnaire - Adult Children of Divorce "Adult children of di...