Discovering Your Talents in 2016

iStock_000022949856_Large-450x300Cheers to the year of change. The year of diving straight into what you love, what you dream of, and what you are made to do. Some might get bogged down by life’s daily activities consuming them, but now is your time to shine. 2015 was a year of the past, focusing on gaining new relationships to set up new advancements in 2016. Let’s take the lessons learned in 2015 and really focus in on letting our talents out.

With these five steps, channel your energy in the right direction to really mastering your talents and pushing your best self forward. There is no time like the present to showcase the true you.

1.) Total Enjoyment

There is message in doing what you love. Whether it be an everyday activity or something little that makes you crack a smile, there is something to say for little acts of enjoyment. Take a second in the day to see what you really love. Do you love offering a friend advice? Maybe a profession in therapy is in your future. Do you help a loved one fix their car? Maybe opening up an auto body shop is an option. Where you focus you times of enjoyment could be giving you the answer to where you should be focusing your talents.

2.) Self-Reflection

Self-reflection could be just the answer you need to seeing where your talents lie. Creating a list of the times that made you happy, sad or indifferent could shed light on the parts of your life where your talents show.

3.) Past Overall Success to Define Your Future

Your last 9-5 might have been successful for your bank account, but did you really enjoy all aspects about it? Dissecting your past professions could yield great rewards in finding what you are really good at. You might be an excellent janitor overall, but mopping the floors isn’t technically your favorite. At this point, maybe you have a future as a plumber or an electrician. Taking odd jobs could open up your mind clarifying where your true talents lie.

Take a minute and tune into yourself this new year, you will be surprised the inner talents you possess.


Manifest the New Year

Manifest the New Year

Happy Holidays Healers. Let’s manifest our way right into the New Year. Yes, 2015 is over, but it’s time to take a sneak peek right into our future in 2016.

Energy is a powerful thing. Your energy effects your mood and ultimately attracts your experiences.Think about a moment you are feeling down, at that exact moment, the down feeling overwhelms all aspects of your life. This is your energy taking over.

Ok, now put the down thought out of your mind and focus on what you want to achieve and what you see yourself, doing and being in 2016. Use the force of energy to take over in a positive tone to manifest what you will be achieving in 2016. Turn your negativity thoughts into confident actions as you take a stand against poor energy to let in the positive for the new year.

“I woke up this morning living and experiencing my dreams” and repeat.

Think it, believe it, be it. You can control your 2016 goals, dreams and wholesome life, so do it!

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Finding the Beauty In Your Body

Finding the Beauty In Your Body

The beauty of healing is the ability to connect within. People go their entire lifetime without actually paying attention to who they truly are and what makes themselves tick. To be able to connect with yourself is a true skill, and is pivotal to enhancing your life for a better future. The power of reiki healing allows you to focus on your true beauty as an individual. There is nothing more beautiful than self-confidence, and that comes hand and hand with reiki healing. As you go through your path of life healing others with your abilities, you will see not just the act of helping others makes you more self confident, but it makes you a stronger individual. The ability to pay attention to your body helps your most beautiful self come to surface. When you feel beautiful, you radiate beauty and transfer that feeling to others.

Be beautiful, heal.

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Mid-Day Blues Music Boost

katakawithdrumIt’s 2pm and you are entering the mid-day blues. This is the time you incorporate a little caffeine fix (chocolate and coffee preferred) to carry you through the end of the work day. At this questionable hour, what else can we use as a boost?….music.

Music has the power to allow us to transcend into a different mind space. Whether it be a rock song to trigger a memory, or a soft melody to put you into a zen place, consider music your therapist (or best friend) that brings you up when you are feeling down.

The beauty of reiki and music is that they hold a strong relationship together. At We Heal University, students learn to infuse reiki into anything and everything. Master Kataka Gara, the founder of We Heal University, has taken her musical talents to master the art of sound healing with over 50 instruments.

Music is life, and music heals.


A Quick Reiki Fix


Say goodbye to doctors and hello to reiki. Whether you are feeling down in the dumps mentally, physically or emotionally, you need to perk up fast. Spending time figuring out what medicine, what doctor and what way you are going to heal yourself is time consuming and daunting. Simplifying your life, and your healing methods is easy and useful. With the simple act of hands on hands off, you have all the power to heal others and heal yourself. Reiki is a simple practice with dedication, mindfulness and the art of balance, anyone can heal with. Giving yourself the gift of becoming a reiki master is easy at We Heal University but also a tool that can change your life.

Your life is hard enough, your healing methods should be easy.

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A Morning of Affirmations

The alarm goes off in the morning and you jump out of bed. You didn’t jump in excitement, but in an anxious panic to take on the day. Anxiety could be the silent killer to all of us. The constant need to feel like you are doing enough, earning enough, and just being your ultimate best is daunting. Anxiety about your personal life and work life could be stripping you of your overall happiness as a human being. But how do we remind ourselves that we are good enough? Remember this one word..Affirmation.

Having daily affirmations set for yourself, and on repeat in your mind could be the most useful and helpful tip to dealing with your anxiety. Stating what you will achieve, how you will feel and what you expect of yourself is an example of healing.

Take an extra 10 minutes in the morning to speak to your soul about how you want to live your life. Set your affirmations, revisit them daily, and revamp them for new dreams, expectations and goals to better your future.

Here are a few examples of daily affirmations you can implement to strip anxiety and be one step closer to a better you.

1.) I am feeling strong, healthy and beautiful today.

2.) I am grateful and content with my life.

3.) I have the strength to have the best day today.

4.) My work has purpose and improves my life.

5.) Everything I do works towards my best self.


Sunshine and Your Best Self

Sunshine and Your Best Self

Bad mood? Bitchy? Angry at the world?

Do you feel yourself thinking you are any of the above things? Quit it, happiness is in your near future.

There is an easy fix to your overall mood and it is a natural fix, no medications, only good old sunlight.

The sun is a powerful star at the center of the solar system. Not only is it to most important source for energy on earth, but it affects our state of being mentally, physically and emotionally. Imagine a rainy day that is dark and gloomy. Do you feel your best self on those days? With the lack of sun, there is a lack in the amount of seratonin the brain releases, which leads to a lethargic feeling.

Adding in a balance of sunlight into your day could trigger an instant mood boost to make you feel your best self. Outside exposure to the ultraviolent B radiation in the sun’s rays causes a persons skin to create vitamin D. Exposing yourself to vitamin D on a daily basis increases bone health and overall wellness.

So make the change! Get outside and go for a hike or a bike ride in the sun. Take a simple vacation to a naturally sunny place during winter to adjust back to your sunny self. Or, just open the window and let in the sunshine, every little bit helps (with sunscreen added) so implement new outside activities for a healthier future.

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The Art of Mindful Awareness

The Art of Mindful Awareness

The introduction of spirituality into your life is transcending. Across the globe, aside from religion, people are connecting on a spiritual level through meditation, reiki, yoga and various other practices. In today’s world, the importance of mental, spiritual and physical connection is more important than ever before. Conflicted by religious barriers and beliefs, we can help those heal and connect within. Being mindful of your actions, the actions of those around us, and world wide behaviors could create a positive unity without conflict, despair and harm.

With guided meditation, and healing through reiki, We Heal University has seen the mental, spiritual and physical growth of those affiliated with the school. Master Kataka Gara, the Reiki Master and creator of We Heal U, shares her unique methods of guided meditation and reiki through sound healing. We Heal University is designed to teach those the fundamentals of reiki, so they, just like Master Kataka, can find their personal and unique method to heal.

Check out one of Master Kataka’s guided meditation and reiki sound healings here.

It is your task in life to be mindful of your best self, and create a world that maximizes your abilities, talents and presents you to the universe.

Reiki is powerful, heal wisely.

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Your Ultimate State of Being

Your Ultimate State of Being

Feeling tired, sad, alone or just not your ultimate best? We could spend our entire lifetime just trying to figure out how to achieve our “perfect” true self but it is easier said than done. Let’s re-align ourselves to give a little extra everyday. 

1.) Feel fulfilled in every moment

Changing the negative into positive in everything we do could seem like a task but just nit-picking one positive thing and maximizing it could be a life saver. You 9-5 job might not be all glitz and glam, but pick the one you do the best in your everyday and praise it. Remind yourself that that one aspect of sheer success is something YOU do well, no one else.

2.) Love and Respect to others

The moment someone treats you disrespectful, how do you feel? Take that feeling and put someone else in your shoes to feel it. It’s awful…correct? Treating others with the ultimate love and respect gives them the best you, but also makes them feel 100% as well. No one likes to constantly be put down, so rise up and bring others with you.

3.) Love yourself like no other

Binge eat 6 candy bars, 4 sodas and 2 plates of pasta and see how you feel. This sugar high is really giving your body a depressing low. Not only should you love others and the world, but self-love is you number 1. What you put in your body should nourish, repair and regenerate. Keeping tabs on how you are keeping yourself healthy is the most important gift you can give yourself.

Exercise, eat healthy and remind yourself that you are your best self every day.

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Confidence is Key

Confidence is Key

Fat shaming, body bashing and people that are just downright rude need to take a step back and let us powerful women take charge. In today’s society, with the influx of social sharing, and the popular peek we are giving onlookers into our lives, it’s hard to stay confident in a world where confidence is truly lacking. In the normal day to day, it is a task to maintain self-confidence and to be in love with your true self. People spend lifetimes second guessing even the smallest decisions in life that can offer the biggest reward because of self-doubt. Now is the time to stop.

There is no time like the present to stand out from the crowd and stand up to yourself. It’s one thing to try and tell yourself to reek self-confidence, it’s another to implement into your everyday.

Here are a few tips (also reminders) on what you can do on a daily basis to feel worth it and outshine society:

Strut for the Moment:

A good workout, or your daily drive to work always comes equipped with the perfect tune. Incorporating power beats or favorite music into your everyday life allows you to strut your stuff and give you something to step to.

Living for Enjoyment

When do you feel most confident? Is it when you are shopping? Is it when you are naked in front of your significant other? Remember those moments and life for those moments. You must bask in the high moments to outweigh the low.

Accepting Failure

The hardest thing in life is accepting failure. Our society isn’t perfect, and guess what…you aren’t either. To try is the biggest act of self-confidence. Those who keep trying are pre-conditioning themselves to be able to handle setbacks and to learn task management. You learn from all of your mistakes and those are what frame your future.

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