Helen Leathers
Why Do We Need 8 Hours of Sleep A Night?

Why Do We Need 8 Hours of Sleep A Night?

Not everyone gets enough hours of sleep a night. I believe it’s time to re-focus on the importance of getting enough good quality sleep. Over 30 years of sleep research has produced a huge amount of data around what happens when we do and don’t get enough...
What Is Reiki?

What Is Reiki?

Even I didn’t know what Reiki was when I first decided I had to learn it. It was the early 90s and I was training in holistic therapies. I’d read an article on it in Natural Health magazine, but they didn’t even explain what Reiki was!...
How Do I Manage My Energy As An Empath?

How Do I Manage My Energy As An Empath?

I discovered that being able to manage my energy is the key to coping with the effects of being an empath.  The better you are at managing your energy, the better you will be at managing your empathy. One of the effects of absorbing other people’s emotions and taking...
6 Ways To Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions

6 Ways To Stop Absorbing Other People’s Emotions

So, you’re an empath. Hi, me too! I spent my earliest years taking on everyone else’s problems, feeling their pain and sadness and worrying about fixing it for them. Not just friends or family members but random people I’d stand next to on the bus or in a shopping...
Is Too Much Empathy A Bad Thing?

Is Too Much Empathy A Bad Thing?

As women, there are times when we nurture and nourish and protect. We see things from other people’s perspectives. We are referees between warring parties. We play devil’s advocate. But there are other times when we just can’t be done with it and we want to walk away....