A while ago, I went to redeem the Thai massage voucher I had received for my birthday. First off, this Thai massage wasn’t like you might think it is. It was done by a guy, and it was basically just applying pressure. If you’re like me, this might sound disappointing, but you would be wrong. It was an extremely relaxing experience, and I could really use it at the peak of my PhD thesis stress period (by the way, I submitted that thesis today!). So go try it if you can – plus, it’s a perfect gift.
Anyway, following the massage, I was given some tea and rested in my bliss, when I spotted a pink leaflet featuring esoteric symbolism. It said Reiki. You know, the Japanese art of palm healing. I have always been interested in this kind of stuff, and so I flipped it through, just to find this treasure at the end: Read the rest of this entry »