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Reiki Healing: A Personal Experience

Reiki Healing: A Personal Experience

Reiki Perspectives: My Journey to and with Reiki Quite often I am asked “What is Reiki?” The answer is simple yet quite complex. The word Reiki means Universal Life Force or Energy.  It’s the word “energy” that is most interesting, simple and complex. When we are tired we often say, “I have no energy left, I’m worn out.” This of course, is not exactly true. Our bodies and the entire universe are made up of energy. To take it to the simplest form look at the atom; this tiny microscopic “thing” is so powerful that when scientists found out how to split it, the atom bomb was created. It is not...

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Should You Add Reiki to Your Massage Practice ?

Should You Add Reiki to Your Massage Practice ?

Grow Your Massage Practice with Reiki As a massage therapist, you’re attuned to natural healing. You might be curious about using additional natural methods in your practice. Reiki, either incorporated in a massage session or offered by itself, is the perfect companion to massage. What is Reiki? The purpose of Reiki is to help a client become more whole through healing. This non-invasive energy therapy seeks to balance the body’s energy level and increase its ability to heal itself. It’s possible to administer Reiki several ways. Energy can flow through the hands of a practitioner and...

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All About Reiki

All About Reiki

What is Reiki? What is Reiki? It’s a commonly asked question with an answer that is both simple and complex. In short, Reiki is a technique to promote relaxation and reduce stress. It originated or, more correctly, was rediscoverd in Japan, but now has become popular in Western countries and throughout the world. Learning all about Reiki will give you insight into this form of healing, which involves life force energy and is connected to a Higher Power and the transcendental energy that flows through all people. What Reiki Practitioners Do Reiki practitioners draw on this higher...

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Starting a Reiki Practice

Starting a Reiki Practice

Whether you are starting a Reiki practice solely to provide Reiki healing to clients or patients in need or if you intend to offer Reiki training courses to teach others how to provide Reiki treatments, starting a Reiki business allows you to offer this complementary therapy to a larger number of people. Starting a Reiki practice may also be income-producing – there is a growing demand for this safe and effective approach to holistic healing. Starting a Reiki Practice Starting a Reiki practice, as with opening any other type of business, requires foresight and planning. The healing begins...

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5 Tips for Starting a Reiki Business

5 Tips for Starting a Reiki Business

5 Tips for Starting a Reiki Business If there’s a common thread among Reiki practitioners, it’s the desire to help others. Developing your Reiki practice sounds like an exciting way to do that, but how do you start, then watch it grow? These five tips will help. 1. Determine Your Goals This doesn’t require a spreadsheet. Even an index card will do to begin. Choose a clear goal, meaning numbers and dates. It could be the number of weekly clients you want to have by a specified number of months. Developing a successful practice requires continual planning and updating goals. Use Reiki to help...

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Reiki for Stroke Victims ?

Reiki for Stroke Victims ?

Could Reiki Help Stroke Victims ? Stroke Statistics “Every year, 15 million people worldwide suffer a stroke. Nearly six million die and another five million are left permanently disabled. Stroke is the second leading cause of disability, after dementia.  Disability may include loss of vision and / or speech, paralysis and confusion. Globally, stroke is the second leading cause of death above the age of 60 years, and the fifth leading cause of death in people aged 15 to 59 years old.” according to the World Heart Federation. Adding Reiki to the Stroke Recovery Rehabilitation Process When a...

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Reiki for Infants and Babies

Reiki for Infants and Babies

Opening up your Practice by offering Reiki for Infants and Babies Do you provide care for families with a newborn or infant? Consider opening your Reiki practice to infants and babies. The calming effect of Reiki is great for all infants and babies, but especially for preemies and newborns with special needs. Calming Colic and Providing Restful Sleep Every newborn is unique and special. Even after just a week of life, some babies show early signs of stress, such as fussiness or colic. While infant stress may seem harmless at first glance, continuous anxiety at such a young age may create...

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Reiki for Cats and Dogs

Reiki for Cats and Dogs

Out of Sorts Cat or Dog? Reiki to the Rescue! Progressive and forward thinking humans all over the world are fans of the practice of Reiki, a system of holistic energy healing. Within the last decade, however, the use of animal Reiki among animal rescues, behaviorists, pet owners, and veterinarians has skyrocketed. What Exactly is Pet Reiki? Reiki, which originated with a lay monk in Japan, is based on spiritual energy. All things, its advocates believe, are made of energy. The practice of Reiki involves energy traveling through the hands of a practitioner through a subject’s energy pathways...

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Chanting Reiki Symbols

Chanting Reiki Symbols

Reiki and Chanting One of the many gifts I received from my Karuna Reiki® Training was the use of chanting as part of the Reiki healing system. I was blessed with taking the Karuna Master training twice in 2011. At first the use of chanting and toning felt odd and uncomfortable especially in a session. However during my second training I saw the effects and benefits this had on the recipient. Recently in teaching, I was shown not only its effect on the individual receiving it, but also on the overall environment and space being used. The vibration created by the chanting impacted the client...

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Learn Reiki

Learn Reiki

Learn Reiki Wouldn’t it be great if you could help to soothe or lessen stress, anxiety and pain any time you wished with a calming and healing touch? If you learn Reiki, you can. It’s a toolbox in your hands anytime you wish to have a little calm and peace in your world. Learning to use Reiki lets you engage in self-care at any time and any place you could use a boost of positive energy. It also allows you to provide a healing touch you can use to help your friends, family members and even your pets find relief. Healing Energy in Your Hands Those who learn Reiki are taught how to...

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Reiki and Physics

Reiki and Physics

Has Physics Caught Up With Reiki? In October 1927, the world became a more magical place. The greatest living mathematicians and physicists had gathered in Belgium for the fifth Solvay Conference. It was here that Einstein, unimpressed with Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, famously said: “God does not play dice.” The world was meant to adhere to rules and mechanisms. But it was at this conference, also, that after days of careful discussion, the preeminent minds in their respective fields announced that the universe is not a machine after all. Few saw it at the time, but a shift had...

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Reiki for Traumatic Stress Relief

Reiki for Traumatic Stress Relief

Reiki as a Complementary Healing Therapy I first learned about Reiki, a Japanese healing art, while working on the Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Project from 2001- 2007 for the New York State Health Department. Driven by consumer demands, complementary therapies such as Reiki were slowly being integrated into hospital settings, medical school curriculum and conventional medical practices, while government policymakers were creating policy to protect consumers from unsafe and ineffective practices. Thus, New York became the first State in the country to establish an office...

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Reiki and Chronic Pain: Can Reiki Help Heal the Chronic Pain Epidemic?

Reiki and Chronic Pain: Can Reiki Help Heal the Chronic Pain Epidemic?

Reiki and the Chronic Pain Epidemic Chronic pain affects more than 100 million Americans, according to a report released by the Institute of Medicine. Another 10 million people suffer from pain on a near-daily basis in Britain, according to The British Pain Society. Those numbers are just for two countries. Imagine what the worldwide numbers are. There is no doubt, then, that chronic pain is a global epidemic that affects millions of lives. Chronic Pain: Definition and Costs Defined as pain that lasts longer than three to six months, chronic pain has become one of the most common reasons for...

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Is Reiki a Religion?

Is Reiki a Religion?

Is Reiki a Religion? One question some people may ask when they first encounter Reiki is whether it’s a religion, although it is not. But looking at its important role as part of a spiritual path, it’s easy to understand why. Exactly What is Reiki? The name Reiki comes from the Japanese Rei, which means God’s Wisdom or Higher Power, and Ki, which is spirit or life force. Reiki is an enlightenment system practiced through sessions that typically last 60 to 90 minutes. It’s easy to learn with advancing levels of courses beginning with Reiki One. Individuals experience Reiki benefits through...

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Reiki and the Chakras: a Gateway for Opening Spiritual Gifts

Reiki and the Chakras: a Gateway for Opening Spiritual Gifts

Reiki as a Gateway for Opening Spiritual Gifts   The Attunement Process Reiki is a powerful tool that can open your spiritual gifts or speed up the journey.  All Reiki Practitioners, no matter what level they are, have gone through an attunement process.  This attunement opens the crown chakra, the heart chakra, and the chakras located within the palms.  The practitioner is also provided with ancient healing symbols. These symbols work to activate energy shifts within and around us while manifesting profound healing for the self and other people, situations, or things. Chakras and...

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FREE SHIPPING for Reiki Diplomas – Certificates

FREE SHIPPING for Reiki Diplomas – Certificates

Attention Professional Members of IARP! Enjoy Special Savings just for You! Now when you join IARP or renew your IARP membership, you can get free shipping when you add 25 Reiki Certificates/Diplomas to your cart at the same time. Everyone raves about the beautiful and handsome IARP official Reiki certificate diplomas for their students. And you will too! Join here or Renew your Professional IARP Membership and don’t forget to add 25 Reiki Certificates/Diplomas to your cart during the checkout process. How to take advantage of this free shipping offer: When you join or renew with...

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Joyful Relationships

Joyful Relationships

All relationships can be pleasurable when we know how to generate happiness regardless of what others say and do. Love and prosperity are self-generated because we are love and prosperity. Because we are love, we do not and cannot get love from anyone, but when we are around people who like us, it is easier to be ourselves (which is love). Once we are Self-realized, we are in a constant state of love. We are being ourselves under any and all circumstances even when others dislike or disapprove of us. Approval Addiction The main problem in relationships is the belief that we must have the...

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How to Manage and Revitalize Your Personal Energy

How to Manage and Revitalize Your Personal Energy

Energy, Health, and Conscious Living The 21st Century Energy Crisis One of the major health issues affecting people today is lack of energy. The energy crisis we are currently facing is not limited to our environment and the planet we live on. The crisis extends to each one of us, and the bodies we live in. More and more people suffer from stress related illnesses. In fact research suggests that as many as 80-85% of all disease and illness is caused by stress.1 The technological age that promised extended free time and increased leisure is draining us energetically. Work pressures,...

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Psychotherapeutic Reiki for Mind and Body

Psychotherapeutic Reiki for Mind and Body

At the heart of this approach is the position that psychological symptoms and conditions are organized and maintained by ki (subtle energy) in the human energy field and are stored and carried in the physical body. Traditional psychotherapeutic approaches do not address subtle energy and they tend to downplay or ignore the role the body plays in symptom formation. Traditional approaches do not seek to treat the energy blocks that underlie the effects of negative conditioning, stress and trauma nor do they do enough to promote awareness of a symptom’s interconnected parts: energetic, mental,...

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Reiki Moves into Hospice and Home Health Care Spheres

Reiki Moves into Hospice and Home Health Care Spheres

According to a 2012 report from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, an estimated 1.65 million patients received service from hospice in 2011. In a 2004 report, the Centers for Disease Control estimated that nearly 1.4 million people were using home health care services. Couple these statistics, and the sheer numbers of people who fall under these two categories of treatment becomes clear: millions of patients each year choose at-home therapies, be it a hospice home or a personal one. Reiki and Palliative Care Beyond the patients, home care and hospice scenarios can affect...

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