17 Ways To Invite Peace Into Your Home

How do you feel when you’re in your home environment? Reiki Clients come into my office for many reasons but one common denominator is stress reduction! We work together for an hour or 2 and they are feeling ‘blissed out’ when they leave. That feeling can last hours, days or longer but if you go home to a space that is toxic in some way you will not have a chance at maintaining that inner peace.

Collage from summer flowers and plants - the sweet green home concept isolated. Tomorrow flowers will wither

It’s not about how large or posh your living space is but how high the energy vibration is. I understand this term ‘energy vibration’ is elusive and vague to some of you but it is most definitely real. You clearly feel the difference in the office atmosphere when the boss walks in, and think about the feel of the beach air vs. basement atmosphere. You get the point. Our environment effects us in many ways and there are easy ways to transform your home space to support your quest for calm and peace. Here are some of my top suggestions that clients tell me have made a difference and that I personally have positive experience with.

1.  Open Windows

At least 10 minutes/day.

2.  De-Clutter

Clutter effects our brains and our overall health. Dust and mold collect on this clutter and more symbolically it mirrors your inner workings! You don’t have to clear the whole house (although that may be a nice long-term goal for you) but at least have a small area that is free of debris! If you are a pack-rat or hoarder come in for a Reiki series and we will use Malachite to facilitate clearing and letting go.

3.  Add Flowers/Plants peace_lily

Top choices for cleansing are: English Ivy, Peace Lily, Florists’ Chrysanthemum, Variegated Snake Plant. All of these absorb toxins but any plant or flower will soothe your eyes, heart and soul so choose your favorites!

4.  Add Art Work/Inspiration

Hang some things that inspire you or make you feel good. This can be in the form of quotes or images or something else more personal to you that reminds you of someone special and/or of the specialness of yourself.

5.  Burn Incense

Take your pick. Any one will do. My personal favorite is Sandalwood – Very earthy.

6.  Light Sage or Palo Santo

Sage. It is easy to grow your own in summer, dry it, bundle it and then burn away.

Palo Santo or “Holy Stick” is a natural wood aromatic incense used for centuries by the Incas and indigenous people of the Andes as a spiritual remedy for purifying and cleansing, as well as to get rid of evil spirits and misfortune. as well as for medicinal purposes.

 7.  Crystals_seleniterods_massive

For clearing the air toward tranquility my suggestion is Selenite. Place many wands of this crystal all around your home or quiet space. These gems do not need to be cleansed.

8.  Use Diffuser

Fill it with your choice of essential oils and enjoy how the natural fragrance alters the mood in the room.

9.  Candles

Use one or many to alter the mood of a room and clear stagnating air.

10.  No Synthetic Fragrancesperfume

Yep. Poison.They effect hormone function, reduce sperm count, have been linked to liver and breast cancer, diabetes, obesity, Autism, ADHD, and neurological disorders.

11.  No Cigarette/Cigar Smoke

I do not even know what to say about this. They are clearly poisonous. Just don’t! And if you must, take it outside and protect the air inside your home.

12.  Clear Relationship

This is not always possible, I am aware, but do your best because this discord can effect us negatively deep down to a cellular level. Sometimes when my housemate (who happens to be my husband) is misbehaving I tell him I must clear his aura and then I go all around him clinging my tuning fork against a clear quartz crystal. Ahhhh. Much better.

13.  Tibetan Salt Lamps

Oh so pretty and reduces negative ions. Read here for more information.

14.  Burden BasketBurden Basket

Hang or place a basket of some sore outside your home or just outside your own personal quiet area to remind you of issues you want to leave out side. You can even write these issues down on a square of paper and put it in the basket prior to entering the space.  Let them go. Release your burdens!

15.  No Shoes

This is self explanatory. Take off your shoes before entering your main living area leaving the physical poisons outside and symbolically leaving all the worldly stresses out there as well.

16.  Altar

Buddha in meditation with lotus flower and burning candles

This does not have to be a traditional altar but just a little placemat, table or rug where you can place items that will assist you in gaining peace and clarity some of which have been listed above.

17.  Sound

Add some of these sound options to bring an air of peace to your space:music

  •  Wind Chimes
  •  Tuning Fork- Chime against a Clear Quartz Crystal
  •  Tibetan Singing Bowl
  •  Bells
  • Music-Here’s a sample track of peace inducing music. Certainly some part of it will please you. You can find more on You Tube by searching peaceful music or music for relaxation, etc.

Why not try one or 2 of these ideas and see if they support your goal for experiencing calm? They are not too expensive, are easy to find/do and we all know that you are worth the effort!

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What Can Yoga Do For You?

Benefits of Yoga

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Top 5 Reasons I Maintain a Consistent Yoga Practice:

  1. It subdues my depressive tendencies. It keeps me happy!
  2. It keeps my autoimmune symptoms in check.
  3. It helps me feel/look younger than I am.
  4. It connects me with spirit in a deep way and a way that lets me bring sanctity into my daily life.
  5. It puts me in touch with Truth.

Of course I have so many more praises to sing for yoga but mine go very densely into the spiritual realm and I think physical benefits are what attracts most people to the discipline.

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Top Reasons Students Practice Yoga:

  • Improves Flexibility
  • Improves Posture
  • Builds Muscle Strength
  • Protects your spine
  • Supports Cartilage and Joints
  • Increases Interest in Sensual Pleasures
  • Betters your Bone Health
  • Promotes awareness of true self
  • Promotes awareness of place/purpose in the world
  • Improves Digestion
  • Increases Blood Flow
  • Aids Weight Loss/maintenance
  • Ups your Heart Rate
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Regulates Adrenals
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Increases Focus
  • Improves Balance
  • Increases Relaxation
  • Reduces Stress
  • Releases Tension
  • Increases Sleep Ability
  • Boosts Immune System
  • Prevents Digestive Issues
  • Increases Self-Esteem
  • Eases Pain
  • Increases Lung Capacity
  • Sets the foundation for spiritual/life transformations
  • Eases Asthma
  • Improves Autoimmune conditions/symptoms: MS, Lupus, fibromyalgia
  • Reduces Chemo and other Medicinal side effects
  • Boosts Memory

And so, if you haven’t tried yoga or have gotten away from it, consider a class! If you’re in my area check out my calendar of classes and see for yourself which of these benefits will bless your life.

Did I miss any Yoga Benefits? Let me know if you practice for a reason not mentioned!

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‘Gut’ Instincts? Follow Them!

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Often I notice people doing what is expected of them, following their best laid plans or someone else’s and wearing it like a badge of courage, you know, doing their duty but just going through the motions.

I think the badge of courage should go to the people who follow their instincts even when it means breaking plans, disappointing people and rocking the boat.  In my mind those are the people with real strength.

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Go for it!

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505 Waltham Street, Suite 2

West Newton, MA  02465

 

My Husband Kicked Me Out Of The House!

This sounds like a juicy story. We’ve been married for 32 years you think he would be flexible!

A Relaxing and Healing Reiki Room
A Relaxing and Healing Reiki Room

I’ve been practicing Reiki for over 10 years. For the first ½ of that time I had a yoga studio where I touched my students with this healing energy. Then my son was accepted to an expensive (can you say 60k/year?!), private college which offered him no financial aide and which we just could not turn down so I had to go back to a corporate job where I could earn enough to help put the boy through school. Yes, I know, I am such a great mom.

Since then I’ve been offering Reiki at my home mainly for friends, family and anyone I came across who I thought would benefit from this healing. I was loving this and I was getting busier at being allowed to help more and more people. Then last month my husband put his foot down and said, “No more Lisa! It’s time to get a professional space.” I tried my usual tactics of winning him over and I even had my children try to convince him of the benefits of me working from home. Nope. Nothing. He was in full- blown ‘trial/lawyer mode’ about this. So off I went to find an appropriate space.

First I was in a pout state, then I was nervous and totally fighting the change. I knew I had to stop this resisting and practice what I teach and that was to see this change as a new adventure, one that will bring me closer to my true purpose and in touch with people who will clarify this. So after lots of meditating and Reiki sessions, that mental shift was made and of course all things fell into place!

In celebration of my new office space and change in status from arm-chair practitioner to professional Reiki Therapist I am offering an enticing coupon to you and anyone you feel would benefit from this healing modality (which is everyone really).

Reiki Discount, $20.00 Off
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Come visit me at 505 Waltham Street, Suite 2, West Newton, MA and I will take good care of you.

I am sorry that this story was not as spicy as it sounded. Come have a treatment and if spice is what you’re looking for we’ll find a way to put that into your own life!

Love, Lisapurple_heart