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Brenda Gibson: Reiki supports traditional care while restoring strength

By Bob Reynolds A few minutes into Brenda Gibson’s first Reiki treatment, she felt some things she’d never felt before. There were chills, and then a movement inside her body she couldn’t explain. She noticed that in the days following the session she didn’t feel as sick as before. She started getting her strength back…


Healing

I have been thinking about the concept of healing a great deal lately because it is the WHY for what I do. My work is motivated by helping people heal whether it be from cancer, from the impacts of hazing or from outdated ways of thinking that no longer serve us. (Simon Sinek’s famous TED…


Frank Dow Melanoma survivor talks about Reiki

By Bob Reynolds Frank Dow is 62 years young: slim, tan, active in his retirement. He likes to cross-country ski with his Samoyed dog, and he and his wife just spent a week in Hawaii. He had a job as an independent manufacturer’s representative, and co-headed a small firm. But in the summer of 2012—six…


LifeSpark helps Candy feel better after cancer

By Bob Reynolds You would never know from Candace Burch’s cheerful voice and carefree tone that she’s lived with multiple myeloma for the last two years.  She seems to have made lemonade out of that lemon.  As a result of her diagnosis, she had to leave a job in human resources that she loved.  Even…