Reiki

I Will Not Worry

Worried little stuffed animal.
Tina / February 4, 2018

Just for today I will not worry. I think for me that this is the hardest principle.  My brain is constantly worrying.  I am the person that deals with money, taxes, car repairs, home repairs, medical bills……. and my mother in law. Last couple of days “I will not worry” has been said so many times like a mantra that…

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Reiki

Powerful Principles

Lotus flower with the 5 Principles of Reiki
Tina / January 30, 2018

Whether or not you believe in Reiki, their 5 Principles are powerful when you think about them. Just for today… I will not worry I will not be angry I will do my work honestly I will give thanks for my many blessings I will be kind to every living thing. Of course there are many different interpretations of these…

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Breathing Exercises, Meditation, Reiki, Yoga

The Search Begins

Tina / January 16, 2018

As things change in life we learn to adapt.  During these times we also tend to search out reasons why, things to do to help fix it or to help us adjust.  Sometimes we even try things that may be out of our comfort zones. I have been doing yoga, meditating, breathing exercises and even researching Reiki during this time. …

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Chiari

Dandelion

Dandelion
Tina / January 14, 2018

Momma had a baby and her head popped off. Remember saying that as a child just before you popped off the top of a dandelion with your fingers? Well this is how I felt after surgery.  Extremely paranoid that I would be something wrong and have to go back in and have the part of the brain hanging down removed. …

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Chiari

Zip Me Up

Tina / January 10, 2018

Did you know that people after a Chiari decompression surgery are know as zipperheads due to the zipper like scar on the back of their neck? In summer of 2017, I had decompression surgery.  They removed about 2 large postage stamps worth of skull at the base, removed 1/3 of my C1 vertebrae and fixed 3 small holes which were…

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Chiari

My Brain is Doing What!

Tina / January 8, 2018

So what is this Chiari Malformation that I am talking about? Basically my brain is too big for my skull and is pushing down through the base of my skull into my spinal canal.  This puts pressure on my spinal cord and can block the flow of spinal fluid. With this new diagnosis I finally had answer to what was…

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Chiari, General

Sometimes You Have to Be Your Own Hero

Tina / January 5, 2018

Sometimes You Have to Be Your Own Hero….. This is one of my favorite sayings.  In life there is not always someone that can do things for you. Adjustments after major changes in your life is mainly done by you.  You may even go through the 5 stages of grief over these changes. For me the realization of all the…

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General

Why The Celtic Daisy?

Daisies in a field
Tina / January 3, 2018

The Celtic Daisy is proud to offer items handcrafted in Wisconsin. If I say “Just for today…” a lot, why is the domain thecelticdaisy.com? Well the answer is easy.  I absolutely love daisies. The plain white ones with the yellow center!  They are not always easy to find all year round when you live in a place with season but…

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