Chrysalis Wellness resources
- Reiki and the Dying (PDF, 378KB) is a guide from Chrysalis Wellness that discusses the ways that Reiki can benefit those who are dying, as well as their loved ones and caregivers. This guide is written for Reiki practitioners, but it would also be helpful to anyone who may be in the place of deciding whether Reiki would be helpful to loved ones who are dealing with end-of-life situations.
- The Creative Chrysalis gift shop on Etsy has a variety of hand-crafted gifts available, including Reiki prayer shawls, soft covers for iPads, gratitude bracelets, and a selection of other jewelry and gifts. Items are being added all the time, so check back frequently to see what’s new!
Note: All of the following are Amazon affiliate links. However, I only recommend books that I have personally read and found to be useful.
|Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga by Rolf Gates and Katrina Kenison provides daily short readings about the incorporation of yoga in one’s life. I have found this to be a very inspirational and helpful reminder each morning to keep me focused on becoming the kind of person and yogini that I wish to be.|
|The Wisdom of Yoga: A Seeker’s Guide to Extraordinary Living by Stephen Cope is a beautifully written book that shares the depth of wisdom to be found in the yoga tradition in a way that is easily accessible and understandable. He uses his own personal experiences and those of others to illustrate yoga philosophy in a way that made it very relevant to my own life.|
|Living Your Yoga: Finding the Spiritual in Everyday Life by Judith Hanson Lasater offers short chapters that reflect on individual sutras from the Yoga Sutras along with ways to apply the teachings to one’s life. The Yoga Sutras are a series of short teachings (sutra means thread) on yoga compiled by Patanjali about 2500 years ago.|
|Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom by Rick Hanson, PhD and Rick Mendius, MD uses current neuroscience research findings to explain how our thoughts can sculpt our brains in new ways. They offer practical tips based on these findings for creating a happier life by changing our brains. A must read!|