Daylight Savings ~

Daylight Savings ~

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC loves daylight savings time…it is a perfect time to enjoy the benefits of Ayurveda by rising before dawn. Yes, BEFORE dawn.

But don’t just “jump up” and out of bed to start your day, stop, find a quiet spot to mediate for 15 minutes.

Let this become your way of life and watch your life around you become calmer with positive vibes and energy.

Challenge yourself to start tomorrow. If not now, when?

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”


Black Bean Tacos ~

Black Bean Tacos ~

Weekends are always fun to try out new recipes (or an old favorite) and we at Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC love the below tacos for an easy and yummy Friday night meal…

Black Bean Tacos with Mango Sauce

Serves: 4-6 tacos (serves 2)
1 small mango, diced
¼ cup diced red onion
1 diced red padrone pepper (or ¼ cup red bell)
juice of 1 lime
splash of olive oil
handful of cilantro, chopped
¾ cup cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
1 avocado, diced
4-6 flour (or gluten free corn) tortillas
optional: greek yogurt w/ lime & salt

In a medium bowl stir together diced mango, red onion, red pepper, lime juice, olive oil, chopped cilantro, avocado, and black beans . Add a few generous pinches of salt. Taste and adjust seasonings. Chill until ready to use.
Char (or warm) your tortillas, and fill.
Optional: top with seasoned greek yogurt (or sour cream)


“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”


Sipping Hot Water ~

Sipping Hot Water ~

The benefits of sipping hot water…

Through the lens of Ayurveda sipping hot water throughout the day will stoke your digestive fire, improve digestion and help toxins from accumulating.

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC loves to add lemon into our hot water but feel free to try ginger or mint as well.

Let us know what you like to add to your hot water.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”


Community Reiki Share™ Fund Raiser for LungForce March 6th

Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit

Join Us Tuesday, March 6th for a Community Reiki Share™ At the Manchester Community Center in Manchester-by-the-Sea. 40 Beach St. On the MBTA Boston North Station/Rockport Line. Convenient Parking. Handicapped accessible. Open to All. Contact Us to Register in Advance –

Community Reiki Share™ Fundraiser in Support of LungForce and the American Lung Association. A portion of this month’s proceeds will be donated to LungForce, a division of the American Lung Association. Members of LungForce will be there to discuss their mission and answer any questions. Enjoy a relaxing session of reiki while you are there!

You can also join in the LungForce Walk/Boston May 10 at Boston Commons and join in their mission to help cure cancer. Or you can help by donating here.


Looking for Integrative Therapy Practitioners (Acupuncture, Massage, Reiki, Tai Chi, Yoga,) to Join Us at the ‘DreamTeam’ Wellness Tent at the LungForce Walk Boston on Thursday, May 10 on the Commons. Contact Us for Details on how you can participate.

Innovative Targeted Therapies for Lung Cancer have improved the outcome of lung cancer. Cure Cancer shutterstock_30955345 DTWKey Findings about Lung Cancer and Lung Disease –  Continue reading

Breathe in, Breathe out

Breathe in, Breathe out

Breathe in, breathe out….repeat

That’s how easy meditation is. Use this image to help you slow your breath and when your ready close your eyes and go inside…this is where the answer is.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”


What Settings Do You Prefer for Relaxation and Learning?


Home much does the environment affect your ability to relax and learn? 
I have offered sessions and trainings in many settings, from hospitals to horse farms. No matter where I am, I feel the work is the same. I wonder though, how much does the space make a difference to the enjoyment and learning experience of students and clients.
What is your favorite setting in which to ‘Relax and Learn?’ This poll only takes a few moments. Your feedback is much appreciated and will determine the location of future classes and sessions.

Photo © Karen Pischke. A Reiki Session is thought to Promote Relaxation and Self-Healing.

Photo © 2017. Karen Pischke. Rainbow appeared during a Reiki Training in Gloucester MA

Photo © 2017. Karen Pischke. Sedona, Arizona.

Photo © Karen Pischke 2015. Buddhist Monastery. Catskills, New York.

The Reiki (Yogi) Principles –

Today Only …

Let Go of Anger,

Let go of Worry,

With Thankfulness,

Work Diligently (on one’s self)

Be Kind to (Self and) Others.

—From Founder of Usui Reiki Ryohō, USUI Mikao Sensei 

(B. August 15, 1865 – D. March 9, 1926; as written on his memorial stone.)

Photos here are of places where sessions, classes and retreats have been/will be offered. The first photo was taken at the North Shore Medical Center, in the hospital. No matter where I have offered reiki sessions people report “feeling relaxed.” So I wonder, how much do the aesthetics of the setting matter? What are your thoughts?

REIKI TRAINING – Dreamtime Wellness™ Reiki Trainings, 1st Degree/Shoden (Beginning Level) will resume in April.  The answers to this poll may determine ‘where.’ This beginning level of reiki practice is intended for self-care and self-healing. You will also learn to offer reiki on family, friends, and pets. Includes a manual, mentoring, and certificate of completion at the end of 50 hours of training, practical experience and self-study.

CEU’s – Offered to case managers, body workers, massage therapists nurses, and social workers  upon request.

Enjoy today in a healthy way, ~ Karen

Karen Pischke BSN, RN, CCRN Alumnus, Author, Speaker, Nurse Researcher, Certified Hypnotherapist, Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Usui Reiki Teacher/Komyo Shihan. Owner/Founder of Dreamtime Wellness LLC. Your Bridge to Health. Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit. Karen is a registered nurse with a background in critical care nursing, cardiac rehabilitation, cardiac risk factor reduction, wellness and integrative healthcare. Incorporating a collaborative, integrative approach, Karen strives to educate and provide evidence-based services and self-care tools that are safe as well as effective at improving health, happiness and wellbeing. Find us on Instagram and Facebook

Food Combining

Food Combining

Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC knows the effects poor food combining can have on the digestive system. It can produce indigestion, fermentation and gas formation and if prolonged, can lead to toxemia and disease.

A few examples:
Eating raw and cooked foods together
Bananas and Milk
Berries and Dairy

Spices and herbs are often added in Ayurvedic cooking to help make foods more compatible or to ease undesirable effects.

One example: adding cooling cilantro to hot spicy food can help it to be digested.

“Blockage is disease/Flow is health”