Try On Some Classics

(Image from the Harris County Public Library Facebook page 8/26/14) I love to read and it is a good thing because I spend hours reading all the excellent writing found here on WordPress.  At night before bed, I spend another hour or so reading again.  I used to watch television and then found I could … Continue reading Try On Some Classics

One Word Photo Challenge: Cream

This week’s One Word Photo Challenge from Jennifer Nichole Wells at is Cream! To participate: Create a new post on your blog titled “One Word Photo Challenge: Cream” Include an image or images that you feel fit the theme Tag your post with “One Word Photo Challenge” so that others can find your contribution … Continue reading One Word Photo Challenge: Cream

Pain & Peace

Ronovan Writes at came up with a great challenge this week.  Our two words are:  Pain and Peace If you want to refresh yourselves on a bit of Haiku in English, although you do not have to stick to that particular style of Haiku, it's just my particular style to use, click here. For … Continue reading Pain & Peace

Manic Mondays

I stumbled upon the above cartoon at Susan Cushman’s blog at and had to share it.  This is surely the truth for most of us writer types out there.  Our past experiences contribute to our writing in so many ways.  College professors will expound on the virtues of writing what you know because it … Continue reading Manic Mondays


This post is in response to The Daily Post’s, “You Robot,” at  The instructions are:  Congrats — you’ve been handed a robot whose sole job is to relieve you of one chore, job, or responsibility you particularly hate. What is it? (“Rosie,” image courtesy of I sat at my desk clicking my pen … Continue reading Rosie

Coffee with Hugh

As I was drinking my coffee this morning and catching up with all of my blogging friends at WordPress I found the most delightful post from my fellow blogger, Hugh of “Hugh’s Views and News at  Hugh is quite inventive and I always look forward to his posts.  Today’s was brilliant!! Hugh said, “If … Continue reading Coffee with Hugh

50 Reiki Tips For Surviving Your 21-Day Programme

Great things to do for yourself everyday!

Healey Institute for Healers


After an attunement, the body goes through a transitional period of detoxification and clearing. Layers of the aura and biofield are shed like skin on a snake or like petals on a lotus. This can be a time for incredible insight, healing, and progression.

Allow yourself the time and space.

This is an incredible time for you to do some serious self nurturing!

The following list should help with the process.

Good luck and congratulations!

50 Tips for surviving for the next 21-days

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1. Honour your detox as a period of growth

2. Drink at least 6/8 glasses of water every day

3. Tea

4. Be kind and gentle to yourself

5. Give yourself a self healing every day

6. Take time to meditate every day

7. Violet flame and breathwork.

8. Run your hands under hot water if they get cold, cold water if they too hot.

9. Give…

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