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Reiki me

23 Mar

Wow. It’s been a while since I’ve written. Life has been busy.

Since Friday, I have been dog/house sitting for a friend. My furry friend is an 18 month old Cockapoo (cocker spaniel/poodle mix). He is cute, and a pretty good boy. He sure is different than the last dog I spent time with. This dog never seems to get tired! He’s a runner, which is cool. He and I went for a 6 mile run last night, and when we got home? He wanted to play!

I was introduced to Reiki last night. “Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one’s “life force energy” is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.” http://www.reiki.org/faq/whatisreiki.html

My friend is training to become a Reiki administrator (??Not sure what they’re called??), so she gave me a treatment last night. The past year has caught up with me BIG time, and I definitely am feeling the effects. Seems my “life force” is low. She went through all my chakras, and mended them. 🙂 I don’t think one session is going to fix me, but I am definitely open to more Reiki. I will say, that I was uber-relaxed last night, and fell asleep without any sleep-aid; the first time in a long, long time. 🙂

I am in week 10 of marathon training. Week 10 of a 20 week training program. I ran the most I have ever run, 14 miles, on Sunday. And, I felt the best I had felt in a long, long time. Must have been the power of girls’ night the night before. 🙂

Spring is here…my favorite time of year: warmer, longer days, tulips, and sunshine. My number one priority these days is taking care of ME, and it’s a really big job…I am high maintenance. 🙂

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Posted by on March 23, 2011 in Happiness, Outdoor fun, Running

 

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