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Reiki Healing

January 15, 2017

10 Rules of Reiki

1. Reiki is all about you

2. Base your practice on the precepts

3. Practice mindfulness

4. Work on yourself daily

5. Commitment is the key

6. Don't try too hard

7. You don't need to be perfect

8. Don't try to puzzle out why

9. Trust your intuition

10.Ignore silly rules and restrictions.

Mindflness

February 14, 2017

20 Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

1. It lowers stress

2. It lets us get to know our true selves.

3. It could help people with arthritis better handle stress.

4. It can make your grades better.

5. It changes the brain in a protective way

6. It works as the brain's "volume knob."

7. It makes music sound better

8. It helps us even when we're not actively practicing it

9. It has four elements that help us in different ways.

10. It could help your doctor be better at his/her job.

11. It makes you a better person.

12. It could make going through cancer just a little less stressful.

13. It could help our troops.

14. It could help the elderly feel less lonely.

15. It could make your health care bill a little lower.

16. It comes in handy during cold season.

17. It lowers depression risk among pregnant women.

18. It also lowers depression risk among teens.

19. It supports your weight-loss goals.

20. It helps you sleep better.

 

Our Latest Blog Entry

  • March 15, 2017

Fact Sheet on Self Management

1. What is self management?

Self-management is a term that covers a whole range of things you can do to help yourself live a better life if you have a long term medical condition. Over 15 million people live with alongterm medical condition. It is aprocess of managing own condition on a day to day basis,by taking decisions about their care and engaging healthy lifestyle to reduce physical and emotional impact of their illness with or withoutthe collaboration of health care system .

People only spend 3 hours a year with health care professionals and rest of the time they manage of their own health or self-managing

2. Benefits of self management

Reduces hospital admissions

. Self-management encourages you to

• Find more about your condition

• Learn new skills and tools to manage your health

• Work better with your health care professional

• Take charge of your own health and choose what is right for you

• Get support from other people with the similar condition

4. What type of support is more useful:

Self management empowers people to take care of themselves

• Peer support

• Goal setting

• Problem solving

• Action planning

• Collaboration between the individual ,community and health care professional

5. How can self management help a person who has a chronic illness?

Once you have decided to take an active role in managing your illness,you and your doctor can work together to set goals that will lead to better health. These goals will be part of an overall treatment plan

Next step is Goal setting: Pick aproblem ,For eg, You need to exercise more and you are going to walk 30 min /day.

Plan ahead about this walk how you are going to do

Find out what stops you in achieving your goal

Check how confident are you in achieving your goal

Review periodically and plan again

One of the most important things to remember is that you can change your behaviour. Eventhough your illness makes you feel helpless at times,if you work with your doctor to set goals and you take responsibility for following through with them ,you can make changes that will lead to better health.

6. Benefits of self Care:

Saving people time and money

Gives control of one’s own health

Reduce anxiety

Improves quality of life


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