How do you start your day?

How do you start your day?

How you start your day can make a world of difference on the outcome ūüíô

We at Ayurveda Wellness Healing, LLC love starting our day with Reiki Healing cards. The quotes & messages help keep us centered, grounded and grateful for all that comes our way in the course of the day ūüôŹūüŹĽ

‚ÄúBlockage is disease/Flow is health‚ÄĚ ūüėä

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Find Your Bliss


“To experience peace does not mean that your life is always blissful. It means that you are capable of tapping into a blissful state of mind amidst the normal chaos of a hectic life. “
‚Äď Jill Bolte Taylor

How Do You Find Your Bliss?¬†Walking the woods and beaches of Gloucester MA, hiking the red rocks of Sedona Arizona, or x-county skiing in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine are my go-to’sfor finding¬†bliss,¬†defined as¬†perfect happiness; great joy.¬†Why does it seem we often must go¬†somewhere in order¬†to find that feeling of ‘bliss?’ Rather than seeking bliss outside ourselves, we also can go within¬†to experience feelings of happiness and joy.

Finding bliss right here, right now in¬†any given moment is a helpful skill that can be achieved through the daily practice of meditation, reiki and self-hypnosis.¬†Daily¬†practice is encouraged because, when we practice regularly we become more skilled, the practice become more innate and it is easier¬†to achieve a state of ‘bliss’ in the recesses of our own mind. It is true, research supports that achieving positive feelings of happiness and joy can be enhanced when surrounded by nature, using all of our senses to take in the surrounding beauty. But learning, having, and using these helpful tools to create bliss in any given moment is valuable for helping us move through the chaos of a complicated world, with greater levels of peace¬†and calm.

“Calm mind brings inner strength and self-confidence, so that’s very important for good health.”‚ÄĒ Dalai Lama

To get started, contact us to learn a simple 5 minute relaxation technique. If not true bliss, you can at least learn to slow your thoughts and experiences greater levels of peace and calm, in mind and body, and over time, with practice, a feeling of bliss. Relaxation techniques offer the potential Benefits of Relaxation: 

  • Slowing heart rate
  • Lowering blood pressure
  • Slowing rate of breathing
  • Improving digestion
  • Maintaining normal blood sugar levels
  • Reducing activity of stress hormones
  • Increasing blood flow to major muscles
  • Reducing muscle tension and chronic pain
  • Improving concentration and mood
  • Improving sleep quality
  • Lowering fatigue
  • Reducing anger and frustration
  • Boosting confidence to handle problems

Source: Benefits of Relaxation from Mayo Clinic.

Contact Us to learn more about how you can create more bliss in your mind and everyday life through the daily practices of meditation, self-hypnosis and self-reiki. Next First Degree/Shoden (Beginning Teaching) Рwill be held December 9 and 10, in Peabody MA

Hours of Operation:Monday through Thursday. 10 a.m – 6 p.m. ‘By Appointment.’ Note:¬†Phones are turned off when in session and during meditation. Email:¬†info@dreamtimewellness to schedule a phone consultation or appointment.

Dreamtime Wellness Photography: All Photos are original © and intended for inspiration and meditation. Available to order in various sizes and materials, framed and unframed. PhotoArt note cards are available for purchase at the Bookstore of Gloucester, 61 Main St. Gloucester MA

Karen Pischke BSN, RN, Alumnus CCRN, Author, Speaker, Nurse Researcher, Photographer. 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. www.DreamtimeWellness.com. Find us on Instagram and Facebook

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‘Holiday Blues’ and What You Can Do Improve Your Mood

Wishing everyone a Happy, Healthy Holiday! 

Unfortunately, the holidays are not always a joyful time for everyone. According to one survey by the American Psychological Association (APA), people may experience mixed emotions and increased stress during the holidays.

  • Positive Emotions at the Holidays:¬†Happiness, Love, Connectedness, Higher Energy
  • Negative Emotions at the Holidays: Fatigue, Stress, Irritability, Sadness, Feeling Isolated

Increased Stressors at the Holidays May Include:

  • Overstretched for time/money
  • Pressures of gift giving and family gatherings
  • Staying on a (healthy eating plan)
  • Travel

56% reported they experience the most stress at work.

Social Isolation Can Add to Holiday Blues.

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#GivingTuesday Contest

 

Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit

#Giving Tuesday Contest – Name your favorite Cape Ann Charitable Organization. (one mention per person person here or on FB.) The charity with the most mentions will receive a donation.
‚ÄúWhen we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.‚ÄĚ ‚Äē Maya Angelou
Monthly Reiki Shares for Community Service – ‘By Donation’. ¬†Monthly Reiki Shares are held at the Manchester Community Center.¬†5:15 – 8:15 pm. 1st Tuesdays of the month.
Next Reiki Share – December 5th. Practitioners and non-practitioners enjoy the ‘comfort and calm’ a reiki session has to offer. *Come for the whole evening, or schedule a session in advance to guarantee your space.

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