Amanda Jayne

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Amanda Jayne realized books were magic and could take you to other places, times and universes when she was very young and wanted to become an author immediately. However she waited several decades so she could do other things first.

As soon as she realized offices, rules and regulations were not her thing, she left her job in mental health and said goodbye to her native England, taking off to find out more about the world and the amazing array of people living in it. She spent 10 years living and traveling in various countries and finally returned to the UK in 2009 after gaining a masters in Spiritual Psychology in the USA and walking 1,200 km around the 88 temples pilgrimage in Shikoku, Japan.

These days she teaches Jikiden Reiki, Heart Cir
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