Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Mmmm … is that supposed to mean? There is much in the papers about Mental Health – it makes us all sound as though we’re all about to go into meltdown. Well, to be honest, without a little care to a greater or lesser degree, many of us will, either at work or at home,...

For Patients With Dementia, Hands-On Comfort

Paula Span writes: “You can see the logic. Old people with dementia can become frightened and restless, angry or agitated. Reiki, a Japanese healing practice that supposedly channels a universal energy, is said to be soothing and deeply relaxing. So why not...

The Science Behind Reiki

From Fiona Heath: “Following my contribution to the Reiki Festival in April I have tried to summarise this: Science has always said that Reiki lacks “a known biological mechanism of action”. I have been inspired by David Hamilton’s work to look at the latest...