Category: Empath(y)

Empathy

POSTED BY ginntree | 04.10.18

Empathy has been an especially big topic of discussion these last couple of years. I full-heartedly believe it is one of the most important ingredients in cultivating peace and love in this world. We often lose sight of the humanity in people when interacting through a screen or watching from afar. To tap into the human experience and remain fully…


WWYD (What Would Yoda Do)?

POSTED BY ginntree | 01.26.17

“Luminous beings are we. Not this crude matter.” – Master Yoda With all the emotional turmoil our nation and communities have enrolled in, I can’t help but consider the famous Yoda quote, “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” Oh and how palpable…


Reiki Precepts & Self Doubt

POSTED BY ginntree | 09.08.16

Just for today… ~ Be free of anger ~ ~ Be free of worry ~ ~ Work honestly ~ ~ Be grateful ~ ~ Be kind ~ This is a slightly different version of the Reiki Precepts. There are a few, but always with the same 5 points taught to all who learn Reiki. It…


Is Distance Reiki Just as Effective?

POSTED BY ginntree | 06.01.16

Many Reiki practitioners offer Distance Reiki sessions. What does that mean and does it work? First we must understand what Reiki is and how it works. The word “Reiki” breaks down to this: “Rei” – universal, trascendental spirit, essence “Ki” – Qi (Chi) or life force energy, the energetic building block of life Life force…


What Is Integrative Reiki?

POSTED BY ginntree | 03.09.16

What is Integrative Reiki? Is it different than a other Reiki sessions? Every Reiki practitioner has their own style. Because Reiki is so versatile, it can be given and received in a myriad of environments, positions, and potentially by anyone. Some practitioners use Reiki for self-care, others incorporate Reiki with traditional and alternative medicine, while some prefer to use…


First Post: Love Walks

POSTED BY ginntree | 09.10.14

First post! First post! First! Post! Therefore, welcome :). Well to start off, I want to thank the lovely people who made my awesome website and blog possible: Christine Lee and Shekhar Khedekar. Their patience (with me) and creativity are simply boundless – thanks friends <3! So, what better subject to start a blog with than Love (awwwww)?…