Redd up a few pages around here

Distance Reiki and private online holistic health consult.

My native language is southern, which made it easy to learn Pittsburghese. Redd up (I’m guessing it is short for ‘ready up’) is how Pittsburgh says straighten up, neaten up, or spruce up…that sort of thing.

Have been putting a little polish on this blog, although all of the real action remains over at the TaoCraft side.

Meanwhile, here is today’s redd up page:


Reiki is an energy-based wellness technique developed in Japan by Micheo Usui in the early 20th century. I trained in the Traditional Usui style, but there other offshoots of Reiki plus many other forms of energy wellness.

Reiki’s strength is in the emotional and spiritual parts of holistic wellness, but as western scientific studies have shown, reducing stress can have a positive effect on physical well being too. It is a small study, but my dissertation hints that Reiki can reduce stress in a matter of minutes, no medication or special circumstances required.

The ki part of Reiki, the chi part of Tai Chi and prana from yoga all have to do with the breath, which in turn means life and energy. Reiki is loosely translated as “universal life energy.” In historic western medicine, the same concept exists in the “vital force” concept dating back to Paracelsus, Galen and Hippocrates. All of it points to the mysterious whatever-it-is that makes a living being different from an inanimate object. If you are alive, then you have some sort of life energy. You are, like it or not, part of the universe as a whole. Reiki isn’t a miracle, it isn’t a therapy or a cure. Reiki improves your connection to universal life energy and supports the natural vital force that already exists within you.

Holistic Health Tutorial

Have you ever felt confused or overwhelmed by holistic health? I’d be surprise if you haven’t. There is a lot to it and it all works VERY differently from we are all accustomed to in modern western medicine – especially as it is practiced in the US today.

And NO. It will NOT cure, treat or prevent covid-19. Get fully vaccinated. Get boosted. And wash your damn hands. Anyone who really understands holistic wellness knows that vaccines are one place where modern medicine and holistic have the most common ground.

A natural heath tutorial will teach you how holistic health really works, and give you customized suggestions to help you avoid trial and error (an hopefully the scams out there too.)

Please stay tuned. Right now the hope is that distance Reiki, online natural health consultations, small group workshops and meditation tutorials will re-launch on this website Fall 2022.